Tag Archives: exercise

Don’t Let Eating Out Ruin Your “Waist” Control!

More than ever, people are eating their meals away from home. Back in the 70s about 16% of meals were eaten out, while today that number is almost 50%—and growing. The problem is that frequent visits to your favorite restaurants can present big challenges to your “waist” control efforts. The good news is you can […]

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Fall Fun Fitness for You and Your Family!

The air is starting to feel cool and crisp. The leaves on the trees on my street are starting to turn incredible colors- burnt orange, yellow, red and gold. That means only one thing- autumn is almost here! And as an avid runner, late September and October are my favorite times of the year to […]

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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month!

As a child who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s- before every kid on the block had either a personal computer, Ipad, the latest and greatest video game console or smart phone – being physically active was just what we kids did. If it wasn’t a game of kick-ball, dodge ball, mother may I, […]

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Your “To Do” List For Preventing Osteoporosis

Your bones are constantly breaking down and rebuilding themselves. which means they require daily maintenance. This is especially important for women because gender, menopause, smoking and eating disorders like anorexia can accelerate bone loss and contribute to the development of osteoporosis, a condition in which bones become porous over time and are more likely to […]

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Be Alert for Diabetes!

Each year on the 4th Tuesday of March, public health experts remind us that it’s American Diabetes Alert Day. On this day people are encouraged to find out if they are at risk for diabetes. Why? Because diabetes is a serious disease that can lead to blindness, heart disease, strokes, kidney failure, and amputations. It […]

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Super Bowl Survival: 5 Tips to Win Over Your Appetite

Chips, chicken wings, pizza and beer – the most popular Super Bowl foods in the country. Yes, next weekend on February 3rd is Super Bowl Sunday. The San Francisco Forty Niners (go Niners!) will take on the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans for Super Bowl 47! It’s also the day when your appetite for junk […]

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Small Steps for Big Success!

Some of us are lucky. When we put our minds to something we just do it. We give up sugar without a fuss, we make the time to get to the gym. We declare our New Year’s Resolution and we stick to it. But for the rest of us, it’s more complicated. We get overwhelmed […]

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SMART Resolutions for 2013

Here we go again. Just a few more days before the beginning of a new year which also means you only have a few more days to make your New Year’s Resolutions. What’s it going to be this year? If you’re like most adults, losing weight, eating healthier and getting more exercise will make your […]

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