September 30, 2016

                       

                         It is a wide known fact that the location of where one lives has a substantial impact on health status. Most people can’t help where they grow up, and where they grow...

September 26, 2016

I have always been told not to exercise when I am sick. I’ve been told to lay in bed and rest, or take certain medications. Now, more and more doctors are telling people to exercise when they are diagnosed with or at risk for certain chronic diseases and illnesses. Why...

September 23, 2016

Some people don’t realize that in every moment they are burning calories, even if they are standing or sitting. However, more calories are burned while standing when compared to sitting. A recent published study measured how many calories are being burned during a norm...

September 19, 2016

It seems that almost every other week now a new health ‘app’ is released. Health apps have become ever more popular, with apps for weight loss, such as Weight Watchers, apps aimed at exercise, such as FitBit and MapMyRun, as well as ones that track food intake. Essenti...

September 16, 2016

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-activitytrackers-impaired-walk-idUSKCN0YV210

If you don’t have one yourself, I am sure you know someone that has some type of activity tracker. That may be a Fitbit, a Samsung Gear Fit, a Garmin, or any other type of wristband th...

September 12, 2016

http://www.wsj.com/articles/infants-laughter-can-be-a-learning-aid-1465832264

It’s pretty hard not to laugh or smile at the sight and sound of a baby laughing.  Babies can find laughter in the simplicities of life.  Not only can laughing be beneficial for them emotional...

September 9, 2016

Is that tasty drink at the end of your race your incentive to run?

                       Over the past few years there has been a dramatic rise in entries in competitive sports races, especially 5ks, 10ks, and half-marathons. It seems that wherever you turn, someone ha...

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