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December 18, 2014
Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Source: California Pacific Medical Center According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, holiday weight gain can really add up. The holidays don’t have to mean weight gain. Focus on a healthy balance of food, activity, and fun. By implementing a […]


December 17, 2014
8 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Source: Cleveland Clinic Research studies show that most adults gain some weight over the holidays. But don’t despair — this year can be different! Here are some great ways to enjoy the holidays without adding pounds. For starters, treat yourself — just once a day… View Full Article  


December 16, 2014
How to Keep Working Out In The Winter: It’s not always easy, but it can be done with some simple adjustments.

Source: WebMDDoes this sound like you? During the summer, you’re a workout fiend, perhaps swimming, running, hiking under the warm sun, keeping that body healthy and in ship — or beach — shape. Or maybe you’re a little less vigilant, but you still like to hit the gym every other day. Then, it happens: daylight-saving […]


December 15, 2014
12 Days of Christmas – Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

Did you miss the “12 Days of Christmas – Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas?” Here they are in a quick list: Day 1 Idea: Fitness Trackers• Adidas Micoach Run Watch• Fitbit (Zip, One, Flex, Charge, or Surge)• Jawbone (Up Series)• Misfit (Flash or Shine Series)• Nike+ FuelBand• Philips Activa portable fitness device• Samsung Gear Fit activity […]


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Did you know

Did you know...

that walking is one of the LEAST EXPENSIVE and EASIEST ways to get fit and reduce your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke? You DO NOT Need an expensive gym membership or overpriced supplements.

 

 

 

All it takes

All it takes...

is a decent pair of walking shoes and 150 minutes of your time every week for 8 weeks. If you walk or exercise for 30 minutes a day, 5 times a week, for 8 weeks, you'll feel better, lower your stress level and enjoy all of the amazing health benefits of regular physical activity.

 

 

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