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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keeping up the Motivation

By Nicole Flannigan Keeping up the Motivation Now that summer is in full swing and the days are getting hotter and longer it’s easier to find excuses not to exercise. However, since we haven’t had access to our “normal” gyms and clubs since the pandemic close down for a couple of months, you die hard […]

Stress Management Tips for Better Immunity

Stress Management Tips for Better Immunity By Durisan   Your immune system is significantly impacted by your level of stress, attitude, mood and emotional state. When you’re optimistic and happy, your immune system functions properly. But constant exposure to stress hormones does not do a body good. Everyone has stress; it’s an inevitable part of life. […]

My Gym Just Reopened – Now What?

My Gym Just Reopened – Now What? In the age of COVID-19, gyms have been forced to close around the country. Now, as many are reopening for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, gym staff have to make sure they’re following recommended guidelines for social distancing and ensuring proper cleaning and sanitization. […]

Five Exercises to Keep You Healthy While Social Distancing

By Samantha Clayton Five Exercises to Keep You Healthy While Social Distancing Gyms and workout studios are closing across the nation, and people are being asked to stay at home in order to slow the further spread of the highly infectious COVID-19 (coronavirus). And for good reason– the gym is a well-known and populated place where germs can be easily spread. A new study […]

Cold Weather and Heart Health

By Nicole Flanagan Cold Weather and Heart Health Although winter is a beautiful time of the year, it brings low temperatures, shorter daylight hours and snow (only once every few years here). Cold weather can strain the heart, and according to research, increase the risk for a heart attack. Many people are not even aware […]

New Year – New Resolutions!

By Nicole Flanagan New Year – New Resolutions! Do you have a New Year’s Resolution? Well, if you’re like most, you have at least one resolution, and, if you are like the majority of these promise-makers, your resolution is probably related to health and fitness. While resolutions are well-intentioned, unfortunately most people fail at keeping […]

Staying Fit During the Holidays

By Nicole Flanagan Staying Fit During the Holidays The holiday season doesn’t just represent one day of overeating, it’s an extended period of time where there is more, alcohol, more snacks, and more appetizers that contain many more calories that are actually necessary.  Media stories suggest that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds […]