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. For some people it’s an everyday battle just to get up and get to the gym, although I’m sure most of us find that once […]

Staying Fit For The Start Of The Holiday Season

Staying Fit For The Start Of The Holiday Season By Nicole Flanigan October marks the beginning of the holiday season. 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 […]

Rethink Your Exercise

Fitness by Nicole Flanagan Rethink Your Exercise We all have mental hurdles that we need to jump before getting into workout mode. For some of us it’s just getting up and out of bed and making it to the gym first thing in the morning. Sometimes it’s the end of the day exhaustion that you […]

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 […]

Keeping up the Motivation!

Keeping up the Motivation! By Nicole Flannigan Now that summer is in full swing and the days are getting hotter and longer it’s easier to find excuses not to exercise. For some people it’s an everyday battle just to get up and get to the gym, although I’m sure most of us find that once […]

Spring Fitness Tips

By Nicole Flanagan Spring is in the air and so is the pitter pat of beginning runners hitting the roads and trails across the country. Similar to the masses of new gym goers in January excited by New Year’s resolutions to become fitter, beginning runners often hit the road at the first sign of warmer […]

Spring Into a New Workout

By Nicole Flanagan Spring Into a New Workout As March rolls into April and the nicer weather starts to make a more permanent appearance it is time to give your workout a make-over. Warmer weather means we get to ditch the long pants and jackets and trade them in for shorts and t-shirts. If you […]

Lunch Break Workout

By Nicole Flannigan Lunch Break Workout Who says that you have to work out for a whole hour every day? Some days we are able to sweat through a 90-minute spin class, or hold our own in advanced yoga, and some days we barely have enough time to get everything done. On days that you […]

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 […]

Are You Feeling the Wintertime Blues? Ten Easy Steps to Turn Them Around

by David Edelberg, M.D. Are You Feeling the Wintertime Blues? Ten Easy Steps to Turn Them Around If you live in a sunny place like Florida then you probably won’t know what I’m talking about. The wintertime blues, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), usually begin when the days start getting shorter and the […]