Aside from the beautiful view of the ocean and the great people watching . . . there are 9 known health benefits of walking on the beach.
1. Walking in sand requires a greater effort than walking on a hard surface. Your muscles and tendons will work harder as your foot moves around.
2. Walking at a slower pace while your feet sink in sand requires more effort...
Father’s Day is fast approaching. How do you spend Father’s Day with your Dad? Is it a family barbecue, brunch or something fun out and about? If your Dad enjoys an active lifestyle, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity for you to plan a fun day doing what he loves. You can plan an activity for the entire family, or you can get a little one-on-one time with...
Great article from the May 25, 2015 edition of the Washington Post. You can take control of your life with EXERCISE!
Exercise: A lifelong change for osteopenia or osteoporosis.
We all have a little hesitation when getting involved with something new – finding and starting a fitness program with a personal trainer is no different. It’s a natural response to want to research options and learn more about what’s available – after all, a personal training regime is an investment. However, what we hear isn’t always...
You’ve been saying you want to get in shape and be healthier all year, and now summer is just around the corner. If you are freaking out because your workout procrastination levels have reached a new height — don’t worry — here are some tips on how to jumpstart your summer routine now.
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Snow shoveling is one of the more common causes of back injuries during the winter months. However, this type of injury is preventable if you know the best ways to remove snow without straining the back.
The following snow removal tips can help you to avoid low back injuries and pain during the snowy winter season.
Pick the Right Snow Shovel
An ergonomic snow shovel...
Americans spend a lot of time worrying about weight. We try every new diet trick that comes along in our quest to lower that number on the scale. We do it because we want to look better and feel better. And because we know that carrying too much weight is unhealthy. But there’s something that else that’s killing us. It’s our sedentary lifestyle. If you think...
Learn which illness you have, how to feel better, when to see the doctor, and more.
Patients may find it difficult to distinguish between a cold and the flu, and pharmacists can help them determine if self-treatment is appropriate.
Having a cold or the flu is a familiar event for many of us. A cold usually comes on slowly, starting with a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing,...
Join a Gym
Ah, the January gym membership. We all know how that one turns out. Gyms are brimming with activity in January, but not so much come April. It’s an expensive lesson.
If you really want to exercise, make a long-term plan. Begin with walking or other easy or moderate exercises that you can do in your home or around your neighborhood. Gradually increase...