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Safety in Cold Weather

by Tom Seman MD FAAP February 18th, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
It is that time of year where there are many areas in the US that are experiencing severe weather. Although often children will miss a few days of school, for the remainder of the time they will need to understand how to take care of themselves in these conditions.
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Celebrate Your Heart!

by Joan Jacobsen February 11th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
February is American Heart Month and did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the US each year? Nearly half of all Americans have at least 1 of 3 key risk factors for heart disease; high blood pressure, high
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Exercise Late in Pregnancy

by Dean Heller MD February 4th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  I don't exercise too much and I have gained 70 pounds during my current pregnancy.  At this point, I figure I am just a house and will get back into shape later, but I recently heard that it is good for the baby to exercise, is that true?

A: 
Holistic-Fitness-Expert

DIY Hydrating Health Elixirs

by Suzanne Foglio January 28th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Holistic
The general rule of thumb is to drink half your body-weight in ounces of water each day.  Someone that weighs 160 pounds would want to consume approximately 80 ounces of water daily and even more during intense workouts and hot weather.

But what if you don’t like water and no
Children's-Fitness-Expert

3 Steps to Winter Health

by Tom Seman MD FAAP January 21st, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
The holidays are over and the year is new. The kids are back in school and routine has been brought to order.

At this time of year, everyone makes resolutions to improve themselves and others. Our resolution and those of our children should be to stay healthy. But let's first
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Promises, Promises!

by Joan Jacobsen January 14th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
New Year's resolutions are typically broken within 6 months of signing onto one. If you are like me, you vow to lose weight and get healthy for the new year, each and every year. To no one's surprise we usually don't follow through, and our grand ideas and plans
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Understanding Plyometrics

by Dean Heller MD January 7th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  My friend told me about Plyometrics and said that I should use this type of training to increase my strength. What is this? I have no idea; and is it really helpful?

A:  Plyometrics is a type of exercise program that many athletes use to improve core muscle strength
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Healthy Meal Planning Made Easy

by Suzanne Foglio December 24th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic
You know the drill, you commit to healthy living in the New Year and by the third week of January you’ve already given up.  Why? You either really didn’t want it or you hadn’t created a simple, doable plan to get you there.  It’s really that simple!

Following are 7
Children's-Fitness-Expert

Children’s Health During the Holidays

by Tom Seman MD FAAP December 17th, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
The holidays are quickly approaching, the stores are busy, most parents are as well buying gifts, getting the house decorated and ready for the parties and family gatherings. The children are experiencing the stress of all of this too. They have end of term projects, their sports are in
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How to Put Your Best Foot Forward

by Joan Jacobsen December 10th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
There are many people who often disregard their feet when thinking about their health. Twenty five percent of diabetics will develop foot problems because of poor circulation and improper foot care. Plain and simple whether we have diabetes or not we all should be ardent when it comes to
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Gaining Muscle Strength Back After Knee Surgery

by Dean Heller MD December 3rd, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
 I am 68 and while I have never been someone who frequents a gym, or does work out, I am usually very active and walk a lot in the park with my 3 dogs that run all over the place.  I recently had to have knee surgery and now
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5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

by Suzanne Foglio November 26th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic


Who wants to start the New Year with extra body weight, a wardrobe that doesn’t fit and a sugar addiction? This is what can happen if we don’t keep ourselves in check. With a little preparation and a positive mindset, you can enjoy the magic of the holidays and

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.