Category: fitness

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Does Eating Less Over the Holidays Mean Weight Loss?

December 19th, 2019

We’re nearing the end of the most celebrated food holidays of the year – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve – which means there’s a high probability that you’ve overeaten and feel guilty. Keeping a svelte physique should be easy, right? Eat less fatty foods. Eat more veggies. Lose weight and continue weight management.

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“12 Days of Christmas” Holiday Workout

December 5th, 2019

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 family than it is to make time for athletic training.  But, fitness is a yearlong endeavor and New Year’s resolutions are right around the corner.

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Prediabetes is Rising for Adolescents and Young Adults

December 3rd, 2019

Nearly 25 percent of young adults and 1 in 5 adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal, JAMA Pediatrics. Prediabetes – a condition wherein blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to warrant a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes – was estimated at 18% among

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Gut Health Affects Childhood Obesity

November 19th, 2019

Obesity Reviews by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Health suggests that gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play a key role in childhood obesity. "The medical community used to think that obesity was a result of consuming too many calories.

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Seniors and Sleep: There Is a Better Way

November 14th, 2019

There are many different reasons why we lose out on a good night’s sleep -- some involve the mind, while others concern the body. Have you ever felt exhausted at the end of the day, but as soon as your head hits the pillow, your eyes pop open?

Healthy Habits for 60 and Beyond

November 7th, 2019

Superior Senior Care team in July of 2014 as Community Relations Manager. With more than 27 years of experience in geriatric health, Susan brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to Superior Senior Care and plays an integral part in connecting consumers and communities with resources for independent living. Enjoy!

Benefits of Exergaming: How Movement Improves Team Building

November 5th, 2019

Exergaming combines the fun of video games, cutting-edge technology and other creative tools with proven fitness tactics—such as heart-pumping movement—to help build strength, improve the mind/body connection and increase collaboration while having fun. It’s well known that interactive games are good for improving cognitive skills – split-second decision making, problem-solving, multitasking and increasing your attention span.

What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

October 31st, 2019

Happy Halloween! Today 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 from Halloween to New Year’s Day is difficult.

Don’t Be Scared Of These Halloween Fitness Games

October 29th, 2019

Fitness for Health, a therapeutic, fitness facility for children through senior citizens in the Washington, DC, area, Marc Sickel is happy to recommend a few tips to add some “character” to your family’s workout.

"Sadfishing"

October 17th, 2019