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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

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

Exercise for the Body and Mind

by Tom Seman MD FAAP November 19th, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
The last articles have focused on children and their sports, nutrition, and some possible serious traumas. This month's article reminds us that fitness and health does not require coaches, uniforms and practice times. A fit and healthy lifestyle is so easy to achieve on your own or as a

The Numbers Game

by Joan Jacobsen November 12th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
When I reverted to my fit and healthy lifestyle a few months ago I had noticed that it seemed to be more difficult this time around to get rid of those unwanted pounds that crept up after many months of being lax. I wasn't sure if I was doomed
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Running Outdoors in Winter

by Dean Heller MD November 5th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  It is starting to get cool around here, and I usually run outside.  I wanted to know what I should do differently during the winter to prevent injury if I decide to continue to run outside.

A: First, it is very important to warm up in the winter.  While
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My Holistic Cold and Flu Survival Kit

by Suzanne Foglio October 29th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic

Few of us make it through the fall and winter months without cold or flu symptoms. Following are the tried and true natural remedies that we use in our home for treatment the minute we feel symptoms coming on. Most of these remedies are powerful anti-inflammatories that will


Avoid Fall Sports Injuries

by Tom Seman MD FAAP October 22nd, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
The fall sports season is almost half over and like those professionals we see on the television, there are a number of children out there with sports related injuries. Maintaining a healthy, fit lifestyle means there will be some injuries.  Last month we discussed one of the more serious
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Running For The Scenery

by Joan Jacobsen October 15th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
Can you imagine training and running every day with picture perfect views around you? Do you think that the landscape has an impact on your willingness to go outdoors and move? I was once in Savannah for a short visit and I was able to run a few mornings
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Osteoporosis and Exercise

by Dean Heller MD October 1st, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  My mother has significant osteoporosis, and she also has arthritis that causes her pain in many joints.  I think that exercise will help her to get stronger and build up her muscles and strength, and allow her to be in better shape. I am a certified trainer.   I

Children and Concussions

by Tom Seman MD FAAP September 24th, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
It is the end of the school day, the bell rings, children run out of the building laughing, screaming ready to play on the play structure. Some of them are being picked up to go to practice or play their games on the number of fields all across the

The Best Quick Tips for Reducing Work Stress

by Suzanne Foglio September 23rd, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic
Low pay, long hours and an unreasonable workload are just some of the reasons that 83% of American workers say they’re stressed-out at their jobs.  Unfortunately, a troubled economy has many feeling stuck without options.

We know that chronic, unrelenting stress can cause anything from headaches and digestive issues to

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