Balance

By Ryan Unverzagt Balance is the foundation for nearly every movement. We rely on it so much without even thinking twice about it. Balance is utilized during sitting, standing up, walking, climbing stairs, running, and not to mention….exercise, which is why I want to share a few ways to test your balance this month. Let […]

Start Off the Holiday Season by Staying Fit

By Nicole Flanagan Start Off the Holiday Season by Staying Fit October marks the beginning of the holiday seasons. This is the time of year when we start making all those yummy baked goods and delicious homemade soups. Instead of letting all this wonderful food catch up to us this year, let’s make a goal […]

Bodyweight Benefits

By Ryan Unverzagt Bodyweight Benefits Bodyweight training is nothing new, but I would like to discuss how you can integrate this type of training in your fitness routines. For centuries, man utilized his own bodyweight as a means to get stronger for battle which is one reason why our military still uses this type of […]

Fall Back Into Exercise:

By Nicole Flanagan Fall Back Into Exercise: For some of us the fall brings a feeling of renewal.  The changing of seasons can bring a change in your daily routine.  With the kids heading back to school and the holidays just around the corner it may be impossible to find time to exercise.  But what […]

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

by Kim Putens Answers to Frequently Asked Questions How do I choose the right moisturizer for my face? Believe it or not, the most important thing about choosing a moisturizer is the weight, not the fancy ingredients.  The wrong weight of moisturizer can actually cause as many, if not more, problems than the ingredients. If […]

The Annual Dog Days of Summer Solutions…For Your Face!

By Kim Putens The Annual Dog Days of Summer Solutions…For Your Face! During the dog days of summer, most of us need a pick me up to our beauty routines.  Forget the spa and save some money by giving yourself an at home facial.   Here are some easy steps on how to get a […]

Are you Drinking Enough? Water, that is!!

Are you Drinking Enough? Water, that is!! by Catherine Varchever Our bodies are made up of over 70% water and it is involved in almost every aspect of keeping our body’s biological processes running efficiently. Not counting perspiration, it is estimated that as adults we lose about 4% of our total body weight per day […]

FitBall Ab Exchange

By Ryan Unverzagt FitBall Ab Exchange This month’s exercise is the FitBall Abdominal (Ab) Exchange. This is a great exercise for the rectus abdominus. The start position is shown in Figure 1. The FitBall is held off the floor with your arms extended straight above the head. Notice how the feet are also held above […]

Five Simple Steps for Removing a Tick from Your Skin

Five Simple Steps for Removing a Tick from Your Skin By Angela Patterson, Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer, MinuteClinic at CVS  If you’re spending time outdoors as a way to get some fresh air while physical distancing, or if you have a pet who needs to go outside, it is important to know that ticks are most […]

Beauty Oils In the Summer? You Bet!

By Genevieve LeFranc Beauty Oils In the Summer? You Bet! Now that we’re in the thick of the humid, muggy summer months, each of us is searching for a way to beat the heat when it comes to our beauty routines. Strong perfumes have been replaced with light body mists and layers of heavy foundation […]