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!

May 30, 201
The easiest way to get fit is by putting one foot in front of the other.
You don’t need an expensive gym membership or fancy equipment to get in shape. All you need to do is lace up your shoes, put one foot in front of the other, and head out the door. The bonus: while you walk your way to fitness, you’ll be enjoying fresh air and an improved mental outlook.
Walking is one of the simplest, most...
May 2, 2012
Pilates is a form of exercise, developed by Joseph Pilates, which emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility, and awareness in order to support efficient, graceful movement.
The top benefits doing of Pilates exercise that people report are that they become stronger, longer, leaner, and more able to do anything with grace and ease.
Pilates is an Adaptable...
April 12, 2
Know when to exercise and when to rest.
You wake up with a sore throat and the sniffles; is it an excuse to roll over and catch an extra hour of sleep, or should you lace up your shoes and go for a jog? That depends. Learning to tune in to your symptoms will help you discern whether exercise is going to help or hurt.
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April 4, 20
Why do people hike? Is it simply a holdover from our wanderings when we were hunting and gathering? After all, humans and prehumans didn’t exactly have mass transit. Walking was a necessity. If a tribe wanted to relocate to greener pastures, there was only one way to do it.
Even if part of our desire to walk the Earth is hardwired, there’s also the obvious — the beauty of Mother Nature. Vistas...
April 4, 20
It’s a classic catch-22: You want to do something good for yourself by going for a run, but do the benefits outweigh the risks of exercising in heavily polluted air?
Aerobic exercise is indeed one of the cornerstones of health, but it turns out that aerobic activity and pollution really don’t mix. If you live in a heavily polluted urban area or travel frequently to such places, you may want to...