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June Monthly Articles

June – Let’s get healthy! Here’s some great articles from IDEA Health & Fitness Association:

Exercise Has Impact on the Cellular LevelA new study shows that exercise improves cellular function and […]

Strong Bones

Reading Shape magazine this month (March 2018), there was some interesting information titled Stronger Bones in 60 Seconds. They suggest that running for one minute each day can help protect bones from osteoporosis.

“Research in the International Journal of Epidemiology found ‘Sufficient levels of physical force, including that caused by running, can help maintain bone structure. […]

21 Day Active Challenge

Happy New Year! It’s over a week in… how are you doing with your exercise goals?

If you need a little motivation, here is a “challenge” that might help:

The #MyACTIVE2018 Challenge

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Tips For Staying Fit During the Holiday Months

Ah, the holiday season! Always a struggle to get “everything” done. Unfortunately, the first thing to fall by the wayside is usually our healthy eating and exercise habits. Lots of holiday parties, holiday cookies and pies, presents to buy, blah, blah, blah ๐Ÿ˜‰

In the hopes of keep up with our fitness during the holidays, here […]

Thanksgiving Day Stretches

Yes, Thanksgiving Day STRETCHES.

Stretches that help with digestion, just in case you eat a little too much on Thanksgiving ๐Ÿ˜‰

Supine Knee Squeeze

Lying on your back (btw, that is what supine means), hug one knee in toward your chest then wide toward your armpit. Extend other leg straight on the ground, pressing the back of your […]

Types of Exercise For Help With Sleeping

One of the major benefits of exercise is improved sleep. We all have busy lives and stressors that we might not even realize. These are also things that can keep us from getting a good night’s sleep.

A recent study was done to determine the best exercises to improve sleep habits. Here are the findings:

“Data analysis […]

Breast Cancer Awareness & Risk Factors

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Like most cancers, early detection and treatment are the most important for beating this disease.

How is Breast Cancer Caused?

“Cancer grows when a cellโ€™s DNA is damaged, but why or how that DNA becomes damaged is still unknown. It could be genetic or environmental, or in most cases, a combination […]

What is the Most Important Healthy Habit?

The most important healthy habit is to have a healthy lifestyle… but that is a little vague and broad. Let’s think of something that is a little more attainable and defined. Fifty health coaches brainstormed this topic and agreed that this is the most important habit you should have to lose weight:

Finding people to share […]

Exercise = Brain Power

Of course we are going to promote the benefits of exercise for overall health, but that also includes improving brain function. When you exercise regularly, it can act as a natural anti-depressant and lead to improved memory and learning, as well as slower brain aging. So many benefits for regular exercise!

Here’s all the exciting details:

30 Minute Swim-Workout

One of the challenges about swimming is having access to a pool or body of water for swimming. The other challenge is, it’s hard. It’s a mental and physical challenge to swim laps back and forth. One way to combat the mental challenge is to have a workout plan, as opposed to just swimming laps […]

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