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Fitness Apps for Your Smart Phone

Fitness Apps for Your Smart Phone

Fitness Apps for Your Smart Phone (credit to dumblittleman.com for compiling this list) Lose It! Whether you have major pounds to shed or just want to drop a few, this app can help you achieve your goal. Lose It! gets you started by asking simple questions about your...

Fitness For Baby Boomers

Fitness For Baby Boomers

Fitness for Baby Boomers The Baby Boomers are an often talked about demographic group. The impact that “boomers” have had on shaping the world has been pretty vital…and now it’s time for “boomers” to make sure that they are shaping themselves correctly for the future....

Exercise: Good for You and Good to You!

Exercise: Good for You and Good to You!

We have been hearing for years that exercise is good for us.  This is not news to most of you reading this but have you considered the broader and long range relationships between a long healthy life and the exercise you do now and in the future? In the past a lot of...

5 Diet Trends That Should Just Go Away…And Why!

5 Diet Trends That Should Just Go Away…And Why!

Spring is around the corner and so will be a new crop of fad diets eager to help you get into shape. Be on the lookout for a return of these repackaged crazy fad diets that are high on promises and low on long-term effectiveness. The Prehistoric Diet Claim to...

Which is better : Running Vs Walking

Which is better : Running Vs Walking

So, which is better for you…Walking or Running?? Overall this is a very complicated question with many variables, but let’s assume your goal is weight loss and overall fitness. Most people assume that because running is generally harder to do, causes a lot of sweating...

GET READY TO RIDE

Let’s Ride! The days are long, the weather is warm, the sun is on your face,   and the call of the road is getting louder and louder. The springtime weather causes you to yearn for a change of pace from your winter training program. Yeah! You know what I mean, you...

HYDRATION TIPS

The Importance of Hydration It’s that time of the year when we not only have to concentrate on being fit, but also on staying properly hydrated too. The summer heat can cause some pretty severe symptoms and in some cases death if regular and adequate fluids are not...

Play it a shade safer when playing and watching sports!

Sun protection tips for Athletes and Sports Spectators While many of us remember sun protection when heading to the beach or outdoor swimming pool, we sometimes forget when it comes to participating in or attending a sporting event. Sun protection is easy and should...

Glossary Of Health Care Reform Terms

Health Care Reform Glossary There has been a lot of debate regarding the need for a change in our healthcare system…changes in delivery, changes in charges and changes in enrollment. As the battle over the best model rages on, we are left with a dizzying array of...

MY FAVORITE STARTER YOGA MOVES

Yoga Postures for your Wellbeing Yoga has existed for thousands of years. The reason it has been around for so long is that it is extremely effective. It is a useful means of improving flexibility, strength, balance and overall wellbeing. Physical therapists at Blue...