8 Reasons to Keep Moving

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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The Ample Rewards of Being Healthy

We love to think of rewards as tangible things. A bike, a car, a new purse, or maybe even a meal or a snack. What we don’t often think about, is that the rewards of being healthy usually aren’t the tangible prizes we like to think. Continue reading The Ample Rewards of Being Healthy

Seniors: Keep the Pace Going with Diet & Exercise

Being aware of what you eat and its overall importance to a healthy life is necessary at any age.
Often seniors will mention to me that, they “don’t really need much,” and that maybe they eat only once during the day. Today, research supports that food is necessary throughout the day for almost all of us to supply and nourish our bodies on a regular basis—whether we are young or old. The delicate balance between eating enough and not eating too much is important at all ages, especially for seniors. The same is true for your fitness and having a consistent pattern of going to the gym. Continue reading Seniors: Keep the Pace Going with Diet & Exercise

You’ll WANT to Hit the Gym After This!

“Ugh.” – Everyone’s response to going to the gym.

But we assure you, by the time you get to the end of this post…you’ll be halfway out your door with your gym bag over your shoulder because you’re going to WANT to get started! Continue reading You’ll WANT to Hit the Gym After This!

Kale: One of the World’s Healthiest Foods

It is remarkable how much press the vegetable, Kale, has been receiving. Looking closer you find a very diverse and tasty vegetable that is actually very adaptable to many good recipes. It is now called one of “the World’s Healthiest Foods.”

Kale is 33 calories for a firm measuring cup full. Also known as leaf cabbage, it is part of a group of vegetable cultivars within the plant species Brassica oleracea. They have green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head. So, what’s all the hype? Continue reading Kale: One of the World’s Healthiest Foods