Tag Archives: health

Are You Terrible at Coping with Stress?

    Our daily lives can be full of stress. Work, appointments, deadlines, running all over the place. It’s natural to have a little bit of stress but when it becomes too much, it can negatively impact our health.  Let’s … Continue reading

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GO RED!!

    Today is February 5thth and that means it’s National Wear Red Day.  What does that mean?  Wearing red is significant because it is not only the color of your heart, but it honors the women affected by heart … Continue reading

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Bump on the Hump: How Your Body Changes During Pregnancy

  There are so many changes a woman’s body goes through during pregnancy. Let’s take a look at how these changes affect the body during exercise.   Musculoskeletal Changes-Pregnancy weight gain increases forces across joints in your body. As your center … Continue reading

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Bump on the Hump: Here’s Some Motivation!

    There are alot of great reasons to exercise during pregnancy. Let’s recap them!   Experience fewer pre-natal discomforts such as: swollen extremities, nausea, constipation, leg cramps, and insomnia.   Improved posture and lower risk of back pain.   Help … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Exercise on your Mental Health

    We know how good exercise is for your body, but it is pretty great for your mind too. Our mental well being should be viewed as our overall body health. The World Health Organization (WHO), defines mental health … Continue reading

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Bump on the Hump: Safe Core Exercises- Pre and Post Natal

    During pregnancy, strengthening your core muscles is strongly advised. Post pregnancy, you are ready to get your “abs” back and want to engage in core exercises as soon as you can and are cleared by your doctor.  It … Continue reading

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National Family Fit Lifestyle Month

  Encouraging a Healthy Lifestyle for your Kids     It is estimated that between 15-25% of school children in the United States are overweight, placing them at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. (1) You can … Continue reading

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Neck Check: Is Your Thyroid Functioning As It Should?

    Many people are aware that they have a thyroid, but are unable to really say what it does. Since January is Thyroid Awareness Month, we thought it would be a good time to talk to you about your … Continue reading

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Bump on the Hump: Nutrition Tips for C-Section Recovery

    Nutrition plays a big role in the healing process post partum.  Nearly, 20 % of all births are done by cesarean section. Whether you have a planned or an emergency c-section, you will want to move along the healing … Continue reading

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Sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions

    The beginning of the year symbolizes a fresh start for many. Coming up with resolutions, plans and “do overs” are very common on January 1st. Do you stick to your resolutions each year? If you do, you are … Continue reading

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