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Workout Wednesday

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Workout Wednesday

How do I feel like getting my fitness on today? Power through a weight-bearing exercise! Here’s the science behind it: A combination of weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing exercises can be effective training to increase enjoyment, decrease burnout, and prevent injury. Non-weight-bearing exercises, … Continue reading

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Fit Friday

Do not allow the holidays to distract you from your exercise routine! Consistency is key. Focus on daily and hourly movement.  10 minutes of exercise performed 3 times a day can be as effective as one 30 minute workout performed 1 time a day.  Make it … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Puzzle to Solve

After the turkey is cooked and served, grace is said, and bellies are full, try this Thanksgiving puzzle to challenge our brains and keep us mentally fit. Can you solve the Thanksgiving puzzle? Created by Silver Sneakers, an organization with the mission to make … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday

What Can Exercise Do For Your Brain? Health & Nutrition Update Tufts University Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy The number of nerve cells in the brain typically decreases with age, and the levels … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

What is the secret to living longer? Our genes account for only 25% and our lifestyles account for 75%! What is key to incorporate into our lifestyle to live a long, healthy life? Close Relationships and Social Integration In Susan Pinker’s TED Talk, The Secret … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

It is the beginning of a new year: A fresh start. What challenges will you face? What new lifestyle habits will define you? How will you be healthy, or healthier? How will you be happy? In Dan Buettner’s TED Talk, How to live … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Do you think there are not enough hours in a day to exercise? Do the words “I don’t have time to go to the gym” sound familiar? Time is not an excuse. Terry Echmann, PhD, provides effective tools to help you reach your physical … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Are you new to exercise? Did you just join a gym today and do not have a clue of what to do? Are you fearful of the gym environment? The gym can be a scary place for anyone at first: big unusual machines, loud … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Do you have time to watch a 1-hour episode of Dancing with the Stars? Do you have time to browse your Facebook or Twitter News Feeds during a 30-minute lunch break? Do you have 10-minutes to play a silly, brainless mobile app game? You have time to … Continue reading

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