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10 Tips for a Healthier Barbecue

Barbecue & cancer risks

The first big holiday weekend of the summer is upon us. Thousands of us will be enjoying good company, perfect weather and good food on our barbecues. In the center of the good times, however, you might not be thinking


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


6 Pitfalls to Avoid When Making Your Resolutions

2018 goals

Did you accomplish what you want to financially, weight loss/exercise, career/education or maybe another habit in 2017? For many people it has come to that time of the year again, when they take a moment to reflect on the previous


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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,


Warning!! The Snow Has Arrived

The snow has already begun to fall, for many people the task of shoveling snow is staring them in the face. Research determines that that shoveling snow sends more than 11,000 people to the hospital every year while the majority