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How Much Cardio is Enough?

Whether you want to improve your health, get fit, or lose some weight, exercise is going to be part of your plan, and when you start exercising, you’re going to hear the term, “cardio.” Cardio exercise is a type of activity that gets your heart rate up into the target heart rate zone so you […]

How Technology Can Benefit Your Daily Health

Nowadays, every time you look around it seems like people spend most of their day glued to their phones texting, playing games, surfing the Internet, and posting on social media. This smartphone dependent era we live in has caused many people to believe advances in technology have only resulted in bad things, such as leading […]

Exercising the Proper Way In the Heat

Regular exercise is a part of more and more lives for people.  It is turning into something many look forward to as doing their part to care for their health.  One destination popular with exercisers is getting physical in the great outdoors.  Many people love the freedom and mood lift they gain when exercising outdoors. […]

May is World Stroke Month

According to the American Stroke Association, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds within the United States. The month of May is World Stroke Month, and it’s a time to spread awareness about strokes, one of the top killers and causes of long-term disability. A recent survey showed that only about 8% of individuals actually […]

How To Move More During Your Work Day

It is official; no one needs convincing on how important exercise is to their life.  The bigger problem has always been finding time to exercise.  With life so busy, people struggle trying to find time to exercise and take better care of their health.  For many, after working all day people are not interested in […]

5 Tips for Senior Health and Fitness

Keeping your body strong and limber prevents injuries and illness. A healthy, fit body also helps keep you active throughout your life. Many people think that poor health as an inevitable part of aging, but the truth is that you can take steps to stay fitter and healthier throughout your entire life.  

Many different physical […]

National Stress Awareness Month

To say we live stress free is not being realistic.  Stress is a part of our new normal.  Everyone and thing experiences it; from our pets to our children and spouses.  As a society it is no surprise that we would bring awareness to this disorder and call it National Stress-Awareness Month.  April is the […]

Snack Bars: The Do’s & Dont’s

Our lives are constantly on the go, so that means that sometimes our food has to be on the go as well. Reaching for a snack bar seems like an easy solution to needing a snack while on the move, but if you aren’t sure of what is inside of that small snack, you might […]

National Caffeine Awareness Month

Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. That morning cup of coffee or afternoon tea that keeps us going seems like a necessity. It keeps our central nervous system stimulated with the most widely consumed psychoactive drug, caffeine. Every body is different and people tolerate caffeine in many different ways. What is important is […]

Your Second Brain

Your brain is in control of all of your thoughts and movements. It is what tells you to get up out of bed in the morning and to lift that cup of coffee to your lips. So many of our daily activities and actions are ruled by our brain that it seems as though it […]