Spring is here and most people are ready to shed any weight they may have gained through the winter. To get your body beach-ready, it is important to start spring fitness with a realistic approach. The first thing to remember is to find a healthy balance between your physical activity level and your food choices that work with your lifestyle. Your physical activity must include doing something you love so that you will be consistent and continue to do it for the long term. And.Read more
March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Despite vast improvements in our knowledge over the past four decades, colorectal cancer is still the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial groups and is most common after the fifth decade of life. Every year, close to 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and more than 55,000 individuals die from the disease. When caught early, this type of cancer can be cured with surgery however it can be prevented in most individuals over.Read more
I like to make it SUPER easy to hit the gym at any time, which helps eliminate any excuses NOT to go. I always have a pair of sneakers and a workout outfit in my trunk at all times. Since I like to play tennis I keep my racquet and a few tennis balls back there too. Convenience is so important when you are trying to stick to a routine and be consistent!!!! Infographics provided.Read more
February of each year, we celebrate American Heart Month. The first heart month occurred in Feb of 1964 after it was proclaimed by President Lyndon B Johnson. Since then, Congress has regulated the President of the United States to make an annual proclamation designating February of each year as American Heart Month. Despite all the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, this organ still is the number one cause of death worldwide. In the US alone the numbers are staggering:Read more
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Now that summer is in full swing, the dry heat in Colorado can be overbearing at times. We are always reminded about the risks of dehydration and heat stroke when doing outside activities. One of the best ways to keep hydrated during the hot summer months is to drink plenty of water. However, many people are still unclear as to how much water to drink. The following points will help you determine what’s best for you:Read more
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