Fit for Life: Kids 6 – 12

Fit for Life: Kids 6 – 12

There was a time when school age kids, 6 years old to 12 years old would have no problem getting in at least an hour of exercise and free play a day. Those were the days when the school day included morning and afternoon recesses and time after lunch to burn off some steam outside – running, jumping, skipping, playing chase, jumping rope, swinging, and climbing the jungle gym. But Read more »
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November 16, 2017
let the music move you.

let the music move you.

Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist There are many ergogenic aids that athletes use to improve exercise performance. These include nutrients like carbohydrates, drugs including caffeine and steroids, and invasive techniques like blood doping. Many of these performance-enhancing substances are illegal, banned, or dangerous, so ergogenic aids often have a negative connotation. And, while many of these aids may work for highly trained athletes who have already maximized Read more »
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September 14, 2017
All you need is YOU!

All you need is YOU!

Got no gym membership? Don’t have expensive exercise equipment? Can’t afford a personal trainer? Bodyweight exercise could be for you. Bodyweight exercises are strength-training exercises that don’t require free weights or machines. Instead, a person’s own weight provides resistance against gravity. These exercises are a simple, effective way to improve balance, flexibility and strength. Whether you called it bodyweight training or not, you probably are already familiar with some of the Read more »
By admin
September 14, 2017
Saving for a Rainy Day in… YOUR FITNESS BANK

Saving for a Rainy Day in… YOUR FITNESS BANK

by Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Saving money for emergencies is a wise habit and can be crucial to being prepared in case of a change in your financial situation due to a lost job or unexpected expense. While putting savings aside for a rainy day may seem like common sense, all too often people are caught without enough to tide them over if or when the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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in the news New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 7:36PM

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 12:51PM

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 4:04AM

JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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