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Why Water can be and Enjoyable and Challenging Physical Activity

Aqua sessions during the summer (and winter, if you have access to an indoor pool) can be exhilarating, enjoyable, challenging or light for those who have special health concerns. It is for the athlete, mom, dad, student, tailored for persons with arthritis, pregnant, osteoporosis or just general health. It gets you outside. I provide personal […]

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Resolutions-rethinking the media/human driven way to disappointment

This puts these silly media propelled New Year’s resolutions in perspective. My Winning Words© The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:22-23        There are only two days left in 2017, and the anticipation of what the coming year […]

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Healthy Holiday Eating

A Chef-RD’s Approach to Healthy Holidays   by Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN on Oct 20, 2017 Practical Food Tips Getting back to basics and deftly swerving around holiday calorie overload just got easier with these simple approaches. For many, autumn is associated with beautiful colors, crisp weather, football season and a welcome change of routine after the […]

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Menopause & Movement

Mind-Body Exercise and Menopause Are you in menopause? Chances are that you sometimes feel that you are not in control of your body! If you are seeking ways to cope with unpleasant menopausal symptoms, you may want to try yoga and other mind-body practices. Shirley Archer, JD, MA, 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year, […]

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Cold Season is HERE!

Help release your body of infection instead of just drawing the infection back in with over the counter symptom relievers. All they do is push all of your symptoms back into your body. Why do you think it take 2 weeks to get over an infection with medicines that do not purge the body of […]

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Is Texting Hurting Your Posture?

As we add new devices for our convenience, many times that device becomes a determinant to our health. ‘Text neck’ is becoming an ‘epidemic’ and could wreck your spine

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Important Per-Exercise Actions

Besides the two mentioned in this article-hydration and fueling, one needs to stabilize, stabilize, stabilize. That can include-isometrics, light band work with holds, range of motion work, various planks, core work dependent on the activity one is preparing for. Avoid passive static stretching prior to your activity, it can increase instability and increase risk of […]

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