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The Dangers of Soy

The Dangers of Soy

The soybean has invaded America. Edamame, tofu, soy milk, soy protein powders – it’s easy to find and is promoted as a healthful, high-quality, alternative protein source, particularly for those living a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. But is it really a safe option?

November 2014
Improve Performance with Kinesiology Tape

Improve Performance with Kinesiology Tape

Watch an athletic event on TV, and you'll see athletes taped all over their bodies with kinesiology tape. Elbows, shins, backs, shoulders and sometimes more than one body part on the same athlete is taped. But what is the tape supposed to do, and does it work?

October 2014
Aquatic Exercise

Aquatic Exercise

Incorporating water exercises into your fitness routine may be something new to you, but it's a great way to increase your overall strength and health.

September 2014
Summertime Sober = Safe

Summertime Sober = Safe

Have you ever heard the phrase “fun in the sun”? For many people, July 4th and the summer season is the best time of the year. Trips to the beach, picnics, backyard barbecues, swimming and boating are all great summertime activities, which can often include drinking alcoholic beverages. However, summertime activities and excessive drinking can be a lethal combinaton.

July 2014
Exercise for Allergy Relief

Exercise for Allergy Relief

Allergies can make you miserable. Itchy eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, repeated sneezing and fatigue are common allergy symptoms. Recent studies have shown that regular exercise can help ease and manage these symptoms.

May 2014
Be Well

Be Well

You can easily improve agility and mobility by incorporating exercise into your daily routine. Find out more about how here.

April 2014
Be Well

Be Well

As the winter season comes to an end, thoughts often turn to spring and making more healthful choices. Many people make decisions to lose weight, start exercising regularly or just begin living a more healthful lifestyle. At this time of year, there are all kinds of fitness and diet products being marketed to the public, but how do you know if the newest fad is actually a good idea? Let’s first look at what to avoid.

March 2014
Osteoporosis & Strength Training

Osteoporosis & Strength Training

Osteoporosis is a condition that primarily affects post-menopausal women. After menopause, estrogen production and bone density decreases. Strength training is an important part of any exercise program, but is especially important for the prevention of osteoporosis, or for women who have already developed the condition.

March 2013
Family Fun Fitness

Family Fun Fitness

These days, adults and children spend more and more time out of each day watching television, playing video games and in front of their computers. Due to this fact, obesity is on the rise for all age groups, but especially in children.

January 2013
Stay Hydrated This summer

Stay Hydrated This summer

July 2012
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