Category Archives: Active Living

Get the Most Out Of 30 Minutes at the Gym

Are you ever short on time and needing to squeeze in a quick trip to the gym? With a little planning, you can still get in a good workout. If your workout goals are overall strength and fitness, you’ll want to do a workout that strengthens major muscle groups while burning lots of calories.

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Stay Active in the Winter!

Winter has set in and our days are shorter but that is no reason to hunker down and hibernate!  There are plenty of ways to be active in the winter, even when the weather turns cold.  Get in shape and have fun while you’re at it.  Try these fun activities to keep you and your family in motion through the winter months.  Depending on your location and likes, you can choose to workout inside or outside.

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It’s Easy To Get Your Zzzz’s!

sleeping-womenIf you are like most Americans, you feel like your sleep needs are not being met on a regular basis. If you’re not getting enough sleep, you put yourself at risk for all kinds of illness and injury, as well as lowered immune function, cognitive function, and a greater inclination towards anxiety, depression and disease.

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Coconut Oil: Superfood or Superstition?

coconut-clip-art-croppedLike blueberries, kale, and quinoa,  coconut oil is commonly referred to as a ‘superfood’. Similar to other ‘superfoods’ there are claims that  coconut oil will provide a myriad of health benefits, such as promoting weight loss,  preventing cardiovascular disease, and reversing the effects of Alzheimer’s. Even Dr. Oz has touted coconut oil’s ‘super powers’. Continue reading Coconut Oil: Superfood or Superstition?