Holiday weight gain is real. HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT IT.

Holiday weight gain is real. HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT IT.

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist It seems like summer just ended and already the holiday season is upon us. In addition to spending time with family and friends, the big events of the season seem to involve shopping and eating. This will almost certainly result in big numbers on your credit card bills and on your bathroom scale! Holiday weight gain is an unpleasant reality for Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Is there a best time of day to exercise?

Is there a best time of day to exercise?

Experts go back and forth about whether a morning or evening workout is better for overall success. But the truth is, the best time of day to exercise is the time that works best for you. It essentially comes down to your personal preference and lifestyle. The better your workout time fits your internal rhythm and daily routine, the more likely you are to stick to it. Find your rhythm. Only you Read more »
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November 17, 2019
The mystery behind muscle cramps during exercise… and potential causes and treatments

The mystery behind muscle cramps during exercise… and potential causes and treatments

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Muscle cramps are a common condition experienced during endurance exercise and many sports. Known as exercise-associated muscle cramps (EAMC), these sustained and painful muscle contractions tend to occur during prolonged exertion including exercise and physical labor that results in fatigue. Despite their frequency, the cause and treatment for muscle cramps is not well understood by many recreational and competitive athletes. Muscle Read more »
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September 24, 2019
Engraining Exercise as a Way of Life

Engraining Exercise as a Way of Life

Far too many trees have given their all for self-help books to be published about breaking bad habits. All too often the bad habits we so desperately want to leave behind were engrained in us at a young age, and the earlier we learned them the more difficult they are to shake. On the other hand, the good habits we develop as young children are likely to stick with us Read more »
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September 24, 2019
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in the news MSDH Public Health Lab Confirms First Flu Case of 2019-2020 Season Pediatric Flu Vaccine Now Available at All County Health Departments
Posted Sun 11/17/2019 6:34AM

JACKSON, Miss. – On October 23, 2019 the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first laboratory-confirmed case of read more »

Cutting-Edge Procedure Reduces Bad Cholesterol in Patients Not Responding to Traditional Treatments
Posted Sun 11/17/2019 6:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – J. Kevin Bridges, M.D., who practices Internal Medicine and is a Clinical Lipidologist, (Merit Health Medical Group read more »

WellsFest 2019 to Benefit Extra Table’s Mission to Feed the Hungry
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JACKSON, Miss. – Wells United Methodist Church has selected Extra Table as the beneficiary of the four fundraising events that read more »

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