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20 Ways to Recharge on the Weekend

by Suzanne Foglio March 25th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Holistic
“If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” Kris

ADHD in Children

by Tom Seman MD FAAP March 18th, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
ADHD is such a hot topic these days and everyone is concerned about it. Why?  What is all of the fuss about? There have been many studies looking at the risks associated with the symptoms of this disorder. First, let’s look at what all of these letters mean? The

Carry That Weight

by Joan Jacobsen March 11th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
When you think about weight training, does using dumbbells and bench pressing heavy weights come into your mind? Images of large men whose waists are smaller than their bulging thighs and biceps wearing a one piece unitard clenching their teeth and enduring all aspects of sweat and pain? That
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Pre-Wedding Exercises

by Dean Heller MD March 4th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  My wedding is coming up in 3 months, and I used to be in pretty good shape, but it has been difficult to work out as I have been busier at work.

What can I do to keep off any extra weight, and to try and look really good

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.

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?


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


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

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

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!

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