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Bill Brown
Apr 24, 2018

Why Sitting is Killing You

Humans are not sedentary creatures, but modern televisions, computers, and automobiles have forced people to spend far longer sitting down than standing up. This has serious consequences for the weight of individuals, the posture of many people, and ultimately the lifespan. This infographic explains the candid truth about the amount of time we all spend sitting Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Mar 26, 2018

Myths about Nutrition & Physical Activity

Are you overwhelmed by daily decisions about what to eat, how much to eat, when to eat, and how much physical activity you need to be healthy? If so, don’t be discouraged because you’re not alone. With so many choices and decisions, it can be hard to know what to do and which information you Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Steve Levert
Feb 20, 2018

Why is Physical Activity So Important for Health and Wellbeing?

There are so many reasons why regular activity boosts your health. Read to learn what those are and how you can incorporate exercise into your day. We know that staying active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy. But did you know it can also improve your overall well-being and quality Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Feb 19, 2018

Is It Really Healthier?

Truth or hype? We take a closer look to determine whether or not these supposedly healthy foods provide real nutritional benefits. Smarter Shopping Food packaging makes a lot of promises. All Natural. Reduced Fat. Multigrain. But it’s the nutrition and ingredient labels on the back that are the truth-tellers. Just because a food is low Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Charles Gibson
Feb 07, 2018

Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage

When you think of massage, you probably expect to be lying under a blanket as a masseuse presses and kneads your tight muscles. A Thai massage is a whole different experience. There’s a masseuse using his palms to knead your muscles, but you’ll also be twisted, stretched and have feet, thumbs and fist work your body.  Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Feb 01, 2018

Grab Some Friends, Get In Shape: Benefits of Small Group Training

There are a wide variety of different ways to encourage you to maintain your training regimen, but a small group training plan is one of the best. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, get in good shape, maintain your form or figure or achieve another goal, one of the keys to any exercise plan is Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Jan 23, 2018

Hydromassage Benefits

Hydromassage is a spa treatment that uses high-pressure water jets as massage tools. According to the Good Spa Guide website, the jets are more powerful than those found in a standard whirlpool tub or a Jacuzzi, and the water temperature is warmer. Traditionally, hydromassage involved immersion in water; however, some massage units now feature waterproof Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Jan 22, 2018

How to live to be 100 (or pretty close to it)

How to live to be 100 (or pretty close to it) From maintaining a positive outlook to getting a vasectomy, these (sometimes unconventional) science-based tips have been shown to help increase your lifespan. WE’LL LET YOU in on a little secret: Being an old geezer is great. Age wins you respect, a license to run your Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Dec 12, 2017

Why am I not losing weight?

Why am I not losing weight? (CNN)Weight loss is still incredibly challenging for most people, as evidenced by the growing global obesity epidemic. According to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics, more than two in three US adults are considered overweight (defined as a body-mass index between 25 and 30), and 36.5% of Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Lara Falberg
Nov 17, 2017

Yoga can help reduce symptoms of depression

Yoga can help reduce symptoms of depression People who suffer from depression should participate in yoga and deep (coherent) breathing classes at least twice weekly plus practice at home to receive a significant reduction in their symptoms. The findings, which appear in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, provide preliminary support for the use Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
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