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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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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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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Cue the Exercise Habit

January 17, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

We’ve all heard the recommendations for making something a habit, usually it’s a recommended number of days, sometimes it’s making small incremental changes to a bigger change or habit. A new study was done specific to making an exercise habit. The idea for making it a habit to move is to have one cue that..

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Meal Planning for the New Year

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

Whether you have specific New Year’s resolutions or not, we can all improve our eating habits. The best way to improve is by eating at home and cooking healthy meals with fresh ingredients. That’s usually easier said than done. It takes planning and preparation time each week. What I recommend is to pick one day..

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