Put stress and anxiety on the run…literally!

Put stress and anxiety on the run…literally!

Most of us are aware of the benefits of regular exercise for improving fitness and fighting disease – but did you know that staying physically active is also considered vital for maintaining mental health and reducing stress and anxiety? Studies show that getting enough exercise is extremely effective at reducing fatigue, improving alertness and concentration, and at enhancing overall cognitive function. This can be especially helpful when stress has depleted your Read more »
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May 18, 2019
What you should  know about… Exercising with Diabetes

What you should know about… Exercising with Diabetes

If you have diabetes and you have decided to start, restart or intensify an exercise regimen, congratulations! Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. It can improve sensitivity to insulin, help build muscle and reduce excess fat and help keep your blood sugar levels under control. Exercise is actually a crucial component of managing your diabetes, but there are a few precautions you should Read more »
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May 18, 2019
WHY AND HOW TO… Warm Up and Cool Down

WHY AND HOW TO… Warm Up and Cool Down

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Even if you don’t always take the time to properly warm up before a workout and cool down after you are finished, you probably know that you should. Here’s why warming up and cooling down are so important and how you can effectively prepare for and recover from your workouts in just a few minutes. Why Warm Up? The main purpose Read more »
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March 11, 2019
Exercising with Arthritis

Exercising with Arthritis

It may seem counterintuitive, but exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. The trouble is, when your joints are stiff and painful, it’s really hard to get motivated and even harder to get moving and exercise through the pain. Keeping your muscles and surrounding tissue strong is crucial to maintaining support for your bones. Not exercising weakens those supporting muscles, creating more stress on your joints. If you have arthritis, the Read more »
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March 11, 2019
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