We can’t ignore it – we need to exercise! But besides helping manage weight, exercise has a lot of positives – from improving your mood and energy levels, to a better night’s sleep. Most importantly, regular physical activity can help prevent some types of chronic diseases.  Speak to your physician to see which exercise plans will work best for you.  It’s time to get up, go out, and get physical!

February 7,
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

February is American Heart month and as such this article serves as a guide to ensure proper heart health via regular exercise.

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women causing 1 in 3 deaths per year.  44 million women are affected by heart disease with fewer survivors than men after an initial heart attack.  These statistics are alarming yet only 56...

February 7,
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC


As February is Cancer Prevention Month this article will focus on growing awareness for cancer prevention, and treatment in the event of an unfortunate diagnosis, via exercise.  In 2016, approximately 1,685,210 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States, and approximately 595,690 people died from the disease.  It is...

November 16
As the holiday season is rapidly approaching, many people fear the 5-10 pound weight gain that may occur with a cornucopia of family and friends festivities.  In addition to some weight gain, loss of fitness may occur as time constraints increase with the hustle and bustle of endless obligations. Eating healthy and staying fit is difficult to balance. Even the most committed people stray...
September 6
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

A sedentary lifestyle has long been classified as a risk factor for disease; however, many believe that if they exercise in addition to long periods of sitting, they are protected.  If you believe this, you are in for a rude awakening as science proves the opposite is true!

Regardless of the type of business, most jobs require a lot of sitting: the...