Yearly Archives: 2016

The Importance Family

Now that the Holidays are over and the new year is almost upon us, everywhere you go, you see happy families spending time together.  So, in honor of the Holidays …

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5 Reasons to Exercise This Holiday Season

The Holidays are finally here!  And, that means people are beginning to create their New Year’s resolutions to improve their health and weight management, and renew their commitment to hit …

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“12 Days of Christmas” Holiday Workout

Happy Holidays! It’s easy to let your workout routine slide during the holiday season. It’s more fun to spend time eating at the buffet and drinking egg nog with friends and …

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when …

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Heart-Healthy Holiday Eating Ideas

Christmas and Hanukkah are less than a month away and it’s time to start thinking about our holiday eating habits. The holiday temptation of cookies, cake, pie and sweets begins …

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Make Fitness Fun for Kids with Special Needs

According to research, the best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders (like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) exercise more often is to make fitness fun. “We found that …

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Sitting is Dangerous – Even If You Exercise

Did you know that people who meet the The American Heart Association’s recommended guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate – intense exercise each week are still at risk of developing …

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Is the Presidential Election Stressing You Out? Exercise

The 2016 Presidential election has been one of the nastiest political races that the American public has ever witnessed. Is the Presidential election stressing you out? Try exercising. The endless …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy (almost) Halloween!  This week marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes …

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