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Enjoy “Green” Exercise

Green Exercise

To most people “green” exercise is intentionally being physically active in natural environments. This week is national bike safety week. Whether you’re young or old, athletic or sedentary bicycling is an enjoyable and healthy way to travel and experience the


Beating a Dead Horse

Hypertension

Sometimes I feel like I am beating a dead horse when it comes to discussing hypertension. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 75 million American adults (29%) have high blood pressure. That is 1 in every


How technology could be killing you

is technology killing you

From the American Indian’s running tribe to tribe to warn them of eminent danger, to the wonders of the internet, technology continues to transform our lives. For all the many good advances technology has brought to our lives, it has


Hottest Nutrition Trends for 2018

superfoods

The New Year is traditionally a time when people get more interested in health and wellness. March is National Nutrition Month. What we put into our bodies has a huge effect on our health, mood, performance, how we feel and


An easy way to live longer

An easy way to live longer

Many of us are always looking for that edge to reduce the risk of mortality. Typically, it is found in simple changes we can make in our daily lives. In a recent study published in the New England Journal of


How is Your Memory?

how is your memory?

Do you ever walked into a room and forget why you went in, or run into someone and forget their name? While exercise has long been appreciated as a way to strengthen muscles, trim fat and boost heart health, research


Discover the best fitness trends for 2018

Group Training

Recently, Women’s Health Magazine did a survey to discover the best fitness trends for 2018. Guess what the top six trends are going to be? In order, High Intensity Interval Training, Group Training, Wearable Technology, Body Weight Training, Strength Training,


Information and Prevention of Diabetes

In the year 2013 the American Diabetics Association reported that diabetes affects more that 30 million people, nearly one-tenth of the U.S. population. It is a growing epidemic with more than 5,000 new cases per day and an economic cost of $245 billion


Is Exercise Right For People With Epilepsy?

Exercise is good for everyone, but it has special important benefits for people with epilepsy. Research in the US has shown that people with epilepsy exercise less than those without epilepsy. A study in Norway of women with uncontrolled epilepsy,


Don’t Only Strengthen Your Muscles, Strengthen Your Will Power to!

Everyone has something they would like to change, or have tried unsuccessfully. Unfortunately, change is hard and old habits can be hard to break. It seems we fail more often than succeed. “Willpower” is typically at blame for our failures.