Category: health

3 Reasons Why it’s Important to Play Outside with Your Child 

March 26th, 2020

Playing outside with your child offers developmental opportunities that many kids are lacking today. It’s not simply a cliché to think that children benefit from playing outdoors. There’s a growing body of scientific research that has found some incredible advantages for a child’s development if you engage them in outdoor activities. As your child’s physical

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senior health and tech

Taking Care Of Your Health As a Senior Is Easier Than Ever

March 18th, 2020

As senior health is in the forefront of news coverage concerning the coronavirus outbreak, I am happy to bring you a guest article today from June Duncan.  June is the co-creator of Rise Up for Caregivers, which offers support for family members and friends who have taken on the responsibility of caring for their loved ones.

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Family washing their hands together.

How to Talk to Your Children About the Coronavirus

March 17th, 2020

Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19).   Concern over this new virus can make children and families anxious. While we don’t know where and to what extent the disease may spread here in the United States, we do know that it is contagious, that the severity of illness can vary from individual to individual, and

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burnout

8 Signs You Are Burned Out and How to Find Relief

March 11th, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Taylor Sicard. Taylor serves as the Co-Founder and CMO of Homesick, a hand-poured candle company that offers specialized scents to invoke feelings of nostalgia. Taylor is responsible for overseeing the planning, development and execution of all Homesick marketing and content initiatives. When he is

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childhood

Fight Childhood Obesity by Encouraging Your Child to Strength Train

March 10th, 2020

Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises — such as squats, push-ups and lunges — could play a key role in tackling child obesity, research suggests. Taking part in exercises that cause muscles to contract, and strengthen muscles and bones, was found to reduce children’s body fat percentage.  The findings also suggests an increase in

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Senior fitness group

7 Tips for Success with Senior Fitness

March 5th, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Michael Dehoyos.  Working as a content marketer and editor at PhD Kingdom and Academicbrits, Michael works hard to help companies create effective marketing strategies. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise and writes for blogs like Thesis Help and online magazines. _____________________________________________________

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children dream

Fight Childhood Obesity by Encouraging Your Child to Strength Train

February 24th, 2020

Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises — such as squats, push-ups and lunges — could play a key role in tackling child obesity, research suggests. Taking part in exercises that cause muscles to contract, and strengthen muscles and bones, was found to reduce children’s body fat percentage.  The findings also suggests an increase in

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Weight-Gain

Becoming an Adult and a Mother Lead to Weight Gain

February 17th, 2020

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Writing in Obesity Reviews, researchers from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) at

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heart health

Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

February 13th, 2020

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart beat a little faster and your body temperature rise? So does exercise and athletic training! By exercising for as little as 30 minutes a day,

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Heart Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February 11th, 2020

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This nasty habit is one of the most controllable risk factors for heart disease. You start to improve your heart health within minutes of quitting.  After one year, your heart disease risk

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