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5 Tips for Better Workouts and Better Results Strength training is a critical component of every exercise program because it builds muscle. Studies show that once you are 25 years old you can lose up to a half pound of muscle per year, when you hit 50 that number can […]

Better Workout and Better Results


Healthy Eating team blog
Healthy Eating – the Calories Can Add Up Clean, healthy eating is so important for optimal health – but do you know what you are really eating? I always challenge my clients to know what they are eating – by that I mean the nutritional information and values of their […]

Healthy Eating, Food that is Good for You


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An Intuitive Eater is Healthful and Satisfied by: Coach Diane Catrambone, Health/Wellness Coach The New Year is a great time to review your eating habits. You now have an opportunity to put a bit more structure back into your life, and reviewing how, when and why you consume calories can […]

Becoming an Intuitive Eater



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Spanx Shapewear … to wear or not to wear? By: Dr. Lauren Schofield I would be a liar if I said I do not wear Spanx Shapewear. I love my shapewear, but only on special occasions! As I have said in practice and on my radio show, life was meant to […]

Are Spanx Squeezing Your Organs?


The Knee
Understanding and Protecting Your Knee by: Martin Zackroff The knee joint is one of the more commonly injured joints for athletes as well as active adults. Please read the following about the knee and call if you have any further questions. Anatomy The knee is comprised of three bones, four […]

The Knee


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Mix it Up a Little How are your workouts? Are you finding that you are bored and tired of doing the same thing over and over again? The idea for this article came from my daughter, she came upstairs after working out and said I just changed up my music […]

Tips to Help Eliminate Exercise Boredom



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by: Healthy Living Coach, Kerri Roberts Grains are a great source of  nutritional support. Whole grains are one of the best sources of dietary fiber. They are an excellent source of  the B-vitamin complex necessary for healthy nerves. So if you’re nervous, eat up! Most interestingly and importantly because whole […]

Great Grains


Sunscreen – Sun Bathing – Vitamin D by Dr. Lauren Schofield The British journal “The Independent,” recently published a major epidemiology study was conducted that followed 30,000 women over 20 years and revealed that “the mortality rate was almost doubled in the women who avoided sun bathing and exposure compared […]

Sun Bathing – Avoiding the Sun CAN shorten Your Life


Happy yet
Happy Is a Choice and a Process By: Coach Diane Catrambone Unless you are living under a rock, with no access to the internet, you’ve most likely seen numerous articles about happiness and the importance of being “happy.” Being happy is an indicator of how well you handle relationships, how […]

Happy Yet?



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Easter is the second biggest candy day of the year Happy Easter!  Did you know that Easter is now the second biggest candy day of the year following a close second to Halloween! Easter Baskets filled with sweet treats have always been a tradition in our home. This year while […]

The Skinny on Easter Candy


Exercise Outside
Summer is the perfect time of year to reassess your fitness goals and look at your exercise routines to see if they still meet your needs. Have you been doing the same workout since the fall, have you hit a plateau and you really are not seeing the results you […]

Better Workouts and Better Results Outside


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Help for Prescription Painkiller Dependence By:  Dr. Helise Bichefsky Painkillers, commonly prescribed for acute, chronic or postoperative pain may lead to dependence and ultimately addiction—even when the drugs are taken as prescribed.  These drugs, as well as heroin, are known as opioids.  Opioids are powerful narcotic drugs that can be […]

When Painkillers Take Over



Riding Bikes
Remember how exciting it was to take the training wheels off of your bike for the very first time? Believe it or not that fun childhood pass time is one of the best cardiovascular activities available. Not only will you scorch as many as 250 to 300 calories in as […]

Scorch Calories – Ride a Bike


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Do you steer clear of the weight room? by: Dr. Lauren Schofield Do you just head for the yoga, spin or cardio areas?  Even if you exercise regularly, you are missing out.  According to author and trainer Joan Pagano there are an estimated 83% of women who do not lift […]

Why Skipping the Weight Room Could be Sabotaging Your Healthy


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Regular exercise can = long-term health & well-being By:  Dr. Helise Bichefsky Most of us know that regular exercise and physical activity are extremely important and beneficial for long-term health and well-being.  Exercise not only helps maintain healthy bones, joints and muscles, it can even go as far as to […]

Regular Exercise, One More Reason to Take the Stairs