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April Monthly Articles

April 18, 2018 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

April means Spring Time! Time to get outdoors and get moving! Here are the latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:   Gym Memberships Pay OffMany people who want to join gyms are skeptical that it will actually help them reach their fitness goals. read more » Nutrition: Win the Meal Prep Game..

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Reminders for Eating Healthy – Not “Dieting”

January 4, 2018 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Happy New Year! Of course, one of the biggest resolutions is to lose weight or eat better. The best way to achieve this is not to “diet” or focus on weight loss, but decide to eat healthy. I know, easier said than done. Luckily, Fooducate has a great article with reminders on what it means..

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December Monthly Articles

December 6, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy December! Don’t wait for the New Year to start your healthy goals! Here are the latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:   Exercise Helps People With SchizophreniaThe National Alliance on Mental Illness states that there are more than 3.2 million Americans living with schizophrenia. The severe mental disorder affects how a person..

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Halloween and Healthier Candy Choices

October 18, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Who is already being surrounded by Halloween candy? If it hasn’t happened yet, it will soon. Obviously, I would recommend not buying it until the last minute so there is less possibility of opening and eating it yourself.  But we can’t avoid it when others bring it into work, give it as presents, etc. ACE..

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Asking for Help

October 12, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Do you ask for help when you need it? It may sound like a silly question, but it can make a big difference in your stress level. It can be important when you are trying something new and need the help of someone experienced. Although sometimes it seems hard to know when to ask for help…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 4, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You may have noticed more pink than normal, even NFL players are wearing pink shoes and gloves. The idea is to remind women how important it is do monthly self-exams. Breast cancer is usually treatable when detected early. The 5-year survival rate is 98%.  (earlydetectionplan.org) There are many ways..

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7-Day Walking Plan

August 1, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

What is something that you can do everyday? Whether it is hot or cold, whether you have minimal amounts of time, whether you tend to overdo or “under-do” your exercise activities… Most of us can use walking as a daily exercise. Here is a great plan to motivate you to walk 7-days and build up..

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Avoid Making an Unhealthy Salad

July 12, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly, Nutrition | by

When you think of healthy food, what is one of the first things that comes to mind? Survey says: 1. Vegetables, 2. Fruit, 3. Salad. Needless to say, a combination of fruit/vegetables makes up a salad. So it’s automatically healthy, RIGHT?! Unfortunately, if you take a look at the standard salad bar, you will see..

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International Day of Yoga

June 20, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

June 21st is the International Day of Yoga. If you’ve thought about trying Yoga or just need a little motivation to get back at it, this is your motivation. Depending on what Yoga class you choose, it could help you with stretching, with strengthening, with breathing (i.e., stretching and cleansing your lungs), with mental clarity…

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National Women’s Health Week

May 15, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This week is National Women’s Health Week! “It’s never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! This National Women’s Health Week, we want to help you take control of your health. Take the first step! Join the National Women’s Health Week celebration and learn what you can do to lead a..

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