Beyond Stretching… From Flexibility to Mobility

Beyond Stretching… From Flexibility to Mobility

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Achieving and maintaining a high level of physical fitness is essential for good health and an active lifestyle. Regular exercise can promote weight loss, enhance wellbeing, and improve endurance, strength, and flexibility. Of these three components of fitness, flexibility is the one that often gets the least attention. Unfortunately, this can lead to limitations in movement that can interfere with activity Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Fit for Life: TEENS

Fit for Life: TEENS

Regular exercise is important to teenagers because it helps maintain their physical and mental health, and can set a pattern of positive lifestyle habits as they move toward adulthood. How much exercise do teens need? Ideally, teens should strive for at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day, and spend less time being sedentary and more time moving. Unfortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Sensible Snack Strategies to Avoid the Post-workout Pig-out

Sensible Snack Strategies to Avoid the Post-workout Pig-out

Whether you’re training for your next 5K, rocking a spin class or just increasing the pace of your morning power walk, exercise takes fuel. After a particularly strenuous session, you crave a “pick-me-up” to replace what you’ve burned working out. But let’s face it, it’s all too easy to justify a calorie-packed post-exercise snack as a reward for putting in the hard work. So make sure that the snack you Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of more than 23,400 Dream On Me spring and foam mattresses for cribs and toddler beds, because they don’t meet federal flammability standards and pose a fire hazard. The recall includes 10 models of crib and toddler mattresses in a variety of colors and patterns. The affected mattresses were sold on Amazon.com, Kohls.com, ToysRUs.com, Walmart.com, and Wayfair.com from January 2016 through Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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in the news FDA APPROVES NEW CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUG
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ATLANTA (CNN) – The FDA recently approved the new generation of cholesterol lowering drug called alirocumab, brand name Praluent. The read more »

JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS PARTNER WITH UMMC TO OPEN TEEN WELLNESS CENTER
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JACKSON, Miss. – Students at Lanier High School in Jackson will learn how to adopt a healthier lifestyle in addition read more »

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH
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JACKSON, Miss. – National Diabetes Awareness Month is observed every November to draw attention to diabetes and its effects on read more »

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