• Nutritional Needs For Teenagers

    Healthy eating is important at every age but especially so for teens. Young people face increasing pressure related to body image and achievement, which can interrupt healthy eating habits. They may miss the nutrients needed for growth and development. Here are some guidelines to help your teen stay on track.   Make time for meals […]

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  • Functional Fitness and Adjusting Workouts To Fit Real-Life Situations

    Functional fitness helps your body to do the things it normally does more efficiently. Functional fitness uses compound exercises and other types of movements that approximate motions you make day-to-day. These exercises also strengthen the muscles you use with activities of daily living. Read on to learn more about functional fitness and how it can […]

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  • A Beach Workout For Your Vacation

    Enjoy your vacation without abandoning your fitness goals. Keep those workouts going in full swing with these tips.    Go for the obvious The water is right there, so why not go for a swim? Swimming is a low-impact, full-body exercise and the perfect way to sneak in some fitness at the beach.   Make […]

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  • Effective Upper Body Exercises

    Upper body exercises help support functional fitness and posture. Strengthening the upper body also helps you avoid injury. Add these exercises to your regular routine.   Overhead press The overhead press works your obliques, lower back, triceps and more. In short, you get a lot of bang for your exercise buck with this one. To […]

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  • Tips For a Healthier Heart

    Think of your heart like an engine for your body. When it isn’t operating optimally, the overall function is compromised. The good news is, the heart is a muscle. If yours isn’t as healthy as you’d like, you can work toward improvements. Here are a few tips.   Exercise You could probably have guessed that […]

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  • How To Have a Consistent Sleep Schedule

    Recent studies have shown that inadequate sleep habits can be just as harmful as smoking or not exercising. Surprising, right? Turns out, sleep time is not wasted time. Instead, it is a critical factor for physical and emotional health and overall well-being. Here’s how to get more.   Begin at the beginning Using your regular […]

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  • How To Develop a Healthier Lifestyle

    Adopting healthier lifestyle habits can feel challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the best ways to make changes is to do it incrementally. Here’s how.   Write out your road map Think of your health in different domains. Maybe you want to make improvements to your physical health, emotional health, nutritional health […]

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  • Strength training – Five methods to build muscle

    There are lots of good reasons to be concerned about building muscle. It boosts metabolism, helps you look leaner, feels stronger and maintains functional fitness. Looking for ways to build more muscle? Here are five methods to try.   Boost your reps Don’t be afraid to go hard and fast to build more muscle. Shorten […]

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  • Here are Ten Ways to Reduce Sugar Intake

    Here are Ten Ways to Reduce Sugar Intake

    We’ve all heard the warnings about the dangers of too much salt. In recent years, sugar has been identified equally as hazardous to our health. Some of the harmful effects include increased risk of heart disease, faster cell and skin aging, weight gain, depression, and fatigue. Reduce your sugar intake to improve overall health outcomes. […]

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  • Healthy Eating for Seniors

    Healthy Eating for Seniors

    Like all people, seniors need a variety of nutrient-dense foods for optimal health and well-being. Follow these tips for good eating. Taste the rainbow Choose fruits and vegetables in a range of colors to get the antioxidants, nutrients, and vitamins your body needs. Avoid the sameness trap and be willing to try new things or […]

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