Category Archives: Fitness and Weight Management

Fitness and weight management for adults

Why Aren’t Women Weightlifting?

Are you a woman? Is weightlifting a part of your athletic training routine? It should be. “The American College of Sports Medicine recommends weightlifting for all adults at least twice …

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Are You a Senior? Need a Brain Boost? Exercise

Beginning or maintaining a fitness for seniors program can be a challenge. You may feel discouraged by illness, ongoing health problems or concerns about injuries or falls. Or, if you’ve …

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Is Your Gut Blossoming Along With the Spring Flowers?

Throughout the long winter, many of us are also seeing that our guts have blossomed.

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Young Adult Colon Cancer is on the Rise

Do you think that colon cancer is an “old person’s disease”? Guess again. New research shows that rates are rapidly rising in younger adults.

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Going Green in Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

Happy – almost – St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of the most celebrated Irish holiday of the year, are you going green? No, I don’t mean wearing a shamrock. I …

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Toddler BMI May Lead to Teenage Obesity

“Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased cholesterol, being overweight and having fat around the middle,” …

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