We’ve all heard that a sedentary lifestyle can do us more harm than good. But exactly how much more harm? The effects of being sedentary go far beyond what you might think; more than hurting your heart and bringing on weight gain. We’ve created a quick list of eight reasons you should keep moving.
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Injuries tend to plague the fitness world. With people injuring or developing bad knees and backs, it is important to know one’s limits and work out appropriately to prevent picking up or worsening an injury. Here are a few tips and exercises to manage injuries to one’s knee or back.
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Fall is upon us and with it comes all the fun activities and seasonal delights associated with this time of year. One of the reasons that makes fall so wonderful is the abundance of apples! Not only are apples tasty and can be used in a wide variety of meals, snacks, and, dare I say it, desserts, they are also associated with fun activities to get you out and moving. Let’s look at what makes them so great and some delicious apple recipes to get you into the fall spirit. Continue reading What Makes Apples So Great?
Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is primarily centered around food. Of course there’s a deeper meaning behind the holiday, but our celebrations generally focus on gravy-laden turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and a healthy dose of sweet pumpkin pie. Delicious? Absolutely! Easy on the waistline? Not so much. To help, we’ve listed a few tips to help you have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing all of your favorite Turkey Day eats.
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It’s that time of year again: daylight saving time (DST). This Sunday, November 5th, 2017, it’s time to set the clocks back an hour, technically at 2:00am to end DST. While most of us consider the “fall back” to be a treat, giving us an extra hour of sleep in the morning, we don’t realize how it can impact us. We might gain a brighter morning, but that little shift in our time can have a big impact on our body clock and our health.
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