Balancing the Body’s Systems

  Try to take a 150-250 pound object and balance it on a square platform one foot wide. Seem like a tough task? This is typically what happens every time you take a step. The body needs to balance its mass over the foot. It takes a highly complex interaction of the different systems of…
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Why You Need an Exercise Partner

  Most people know that they should exercise for a variety health benefits. Exercise has been shown to have positive benefits in preventing and improving numerous health conditions, not limited to cardiovascular disease, cognitive function, diabetes, and cancer. Inactivity is just like any other bad habit. It can be hard to break the cycle, to…
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4 Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to See a Physical Therapist

  When it comes to seeking help for an injury, there are many different ways to handle treatment. Experiencing pain, especially sharp/shooting pain should be a trigger that it’s time to seek help from a healthcare professional such as a physical therapist. However, some people are not as proactive as others when it comes to…
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4 Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

  Holidays are often full of fun, family, and food. For many, it is a great time for friends and family to gather and celebrate. From Thanksgiving to the New year, the weeks are often packed with meals and parties including everyone’s favorite goodies and drinks. If you ask someone, they most likely will be…
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Better Than a PSL: Healthy Pumpkin Shake Recipes

  It’s that time of year… the leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp, and Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes are in full force! But did you know that a Venti “PSL” has 420 calories, 66g carbohydrates and 64 grams of sugar? Ouch! So, for those of you who crave the taste of fall, but…
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Exercise Is Reducing Dementia In Humans And Rats Too

  The human mind is absolutely astounding. Some have estimated the number of neurons to be near 100 billion. Within the brain is numerous circuits that contain memories, movement patterns, facial recognition, and many other features. Dementia becomes more common the older one becomes. Just as muscles and bones age, the brain can “age” as…
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Increasing Activity Levels at Work

Do you ever just wish you could step away from your desk and go workout? Most of us spend most of our work day away from home and aren’t able to fit a workout into our schedule, let alone make it to the gym. One way to give your routine a healthy boost is to…
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