May 21, 2015
Spend Smart, Eat Smart
Source: Iowa State University Extension Need another source for healthy recipes on a budget? Check out Spend Smart, Eat Smart recipes. View Full Article
Source: Harvard University You needn’t spend a cent on fancy equipment to get a good workout. A standing core workout and floor core workout rely on body weight alone. With the help of some simple equipment, you can diversify and ramp up your workouts. View Full Article
May 14, 2015
Walking Benefits the Body From Head to Toe
Source: Arthritis Foundation The connection between exercise and body is about more than physical appearance, and walking improves more than just muscle tone. Take a look at the whole-body benefits of walking. View Full Article
May 12, 2015
Do short activity breaks ward off chronic disease?
Source: American College of Sports Medicine Sitting is a common human behavior and has been increasingly associated with chronic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. However, is there a cause/effect relationship between increased sitting and risk factors for chronic diseases? This study suggests that prolonged sitting for three hours impairs leg blood flow and […]
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