You’ve Had a Back Attack. Now What?

YOU LIFTED a toddler, reached high for a jar in the kitchen, or twisted for that dastardly overhead on the tennis court. And now the pain in your back is excruciating.  So what to do? First, some reassurance. Though a back injury can knock you out of commission, a vast majority of people feel much[…]

How to Calculate Your Anaerobic Threshold

KAELYN RILEY · JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017 With a few simple steps, you can determine the optimal level of intensity for your workouts.  Many gym-goers naturally gravitate toward moderate-intensity cardio sessions, assuming they’re working hard enough to see results. But you’re probably not getting the most out of your workout if you’re not monitoring your heart rate and considering your[…]

How to Be Happy and Healthy All Year Long

Photo by: Pixabay    How long has it been since you took a long, hard look at your health and fitness goals? When is the last time you challenged yourself to take leaps and bounds in the direction of total wellness?  Your health cannot only determine the longevity of your life, but it impacts the[…]

Aerobic Exercise Is Good For The Mature Brain

December 01, 2016  By: Providence Medical Group You’ve heard that physical activity can help sharpen the brain, especially in people who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a study out of Wake Forest’s School of Medicine adds to the scientific evidence that exercise can improve brain function. Researchers found that aerobic exercise helped retain and[…]

Aerobic Exercise Improves Cognition In Old Age

Written by Ana Sandoiu A significant number of people aged 65 and over are affected by mild cognitive impairment. New research suggests aerobic exercise can have remarkably beneficial effects on these patients. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) refers to the slightly decreased cognitive abilities in individuals of 65 years of age and over. Such people may[…]

5 Tips For Healthy, Radiant Skin

By Rosemary A. Fotheringham, NTP Good skin comes from the inside-out! As the weather changes, our skin care needs change, as well. Here are some tips from a nutritional therapy practitioner for caring for your skin as the weather gets colder. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Make a hydrating drink with the electrolyte concentrate E-Lyte diluted in water, and[…]