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


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...

August 2, 2
With all of the information on weight loss, how can we be sure what is really going to achieve goals and be sustainable indefinitely? We work so hard at one type of diet plan and then succumb to old habits. This creates a yo-yo dieting scenario that is unhealthy and very frustrating. The very simple formula for weight loss is to reduce calories you take in from food, and increase the calories you...
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...