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!

July 28, 20

Updated: JULY 27, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT38

Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Poor physical fitness ranks right behind smoking as leading risk factors for an early death, new long-term research suggests.

Analyzing nearly 800 men starting at midlife, Swedish scientists also found that each measurable increase in fitness levels translated...

July 8, 201


The word ‘Detox’ is loosely used in health and fitness.  There are so many methods of detoxing the body via cleanses; diet, supplements, herbal treatments, fasts and juicing, colonics and current studies are demonstrating the effects of exercise as a viable detoxification method.

Let’s examine the true meaning of the word ‘Detox.’  In today’s society it is a fairly common...

July 5, 201

By Steve294

What should I do for a workout?

I get this email at least once a day, and I’m sorry to say that I don’t have the perfect answer for everybody.  Considering that a program should be developed around a person’s biology, age, goals, diet, free time, etc, there’s a lot of factors I can’t get in ten minutes through email.

I can certainly offer up suggestions,...

June 7, 201
Written by Marianne E. Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

Everyone knows exercise is beneficial for health.  One of its many benefits is lowering the risk of, and preventing diseases such as: heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and obesity to name a few. 

Did you know that at least 90% of all cancer is related to lifestyle choices! Exercising for as little as 30 minutes a day at moderate...

April 2, 20

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The relationship between exercise and cancer has long both intrigued and puzzled oncologists and exercise physiologists.

Exercise is strongly associated with lowered risks for many types of cancer. In epidemiological studies, people who regularly exercise generally prove...