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.
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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...
Stay happy after Christmas
The post-Christmas period can leave many of us feeling down. Back to work blues, an empty social calendar, festive weight gain, miserable weather and a dwindling bank balance can all contribute to a general feeling of melancholy. Thankfully, there are many ways to get your spirits back up after the festive period. Here are our top...
Many of us do it year after year: come up with lofty New Year’s resolutions that end up being discarded before the end of February. This year, why not set yourself up for success with highly achievable resolutions that are also good for your health? Check out three uncommon but attainable resolutions that you’ve probably never thought of making that will have a positive...
Denise McVey knows holiday stress all too well. To be sure, she loves the holidays: going caroling, shopping, buying cards, enjoying the first snow, and, most of all, loving the look of delight on her toddler’s face on Christmas morning. But as the days until the holidays dwindle and the lines at the mall get longer, McVey is so beset by season-induced stress...