Posts Tagged 'fitness'

What’s in a Dietitian’s Shopping Cart?Part 1: Pantry Staples

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Do you ever get home at night and feel as if you have no energy to fix dinner? Well, if you are like most people, you probably experience this at least once a week. It’s at these times that I am so glad I keep my pantry stocked with healthy items. However, not all packaged foods are created equal.

Posted by Carleton Rivers Aug 08, 2013 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

Balance Tips for a Healthy Old Age

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Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life, and these days there seems to be more and more evidence that the best way to achieve this is by making small lifestyle changes while you’re still young. Staying away from fatty red meat, quitting smoking, always wearing sunscreen—these are the sort of healthy habits to start practicing now if you want to improve your longevity. But it turns out

Posted by Elena Watson Jul 31, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Great Exercise Programs for Seniors

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There is no age limit on staying fit. Numerous studies echo the benefits of regular exercise programs for seniors. The best exercise program is one that you will actually stick with, which eliminates “fad exercises” and overly ambitious goals. Before starting any exercise program

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jul 25, 2013 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Yoga is my favorite! What is Yours?

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I must start my post with an honest statement; I have been through droughts in my fitness life.  After years of two-a-days and individual workouts after my team workouts, I found myself faced with the challenge of

Posted by Julia Venable Jul 16, 2013 Posted in Disability 5 Comments

Best vitamins to ensure healthy growth as a young adult

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It’s an unfortunate truth that most young adults have lousy eating habits. Their on-the-go lifestyles cause them to reach for sugary, over-processed foods more often than not. Instead of drinking milk or water, they rely on soft drinks. Instead of well-balanced meals, a trip through the fast food drive thru suffices.

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 26, 2013 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

How your music playlist affects your daily workout

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Have you ever listened to music while exercising? You probably found it easier to finish that last set or run an extra mile. While some people think this effect is just imaginary, there is a lot of evidence showing that music

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 11, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Ways to encourage an active lifestyle for everyone

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If you’re tired of seeing your kids sitting in front of the T.V. or the computer and you’d like to be more active yourself, then it’s time to plan family fitness activities. Don’t be discouraged if you think it’s impossible. Perhaps you think your family doesn’t have time or that family activities will be too expensive. However, with a little creativity you will find that your family has all of the necessary resources to get started.

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 06, 2013 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

Food, food, food

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The best nutrition advice that I have ever read comes from a book by Michael Pollan called In Defense of Food.

Posted by Susan Silverman May 30, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

The Building Blocks of a Program: Structure, Supports, and Coaching

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Foreword:

When I started working with my Movement Specialist, I had never heard of a 4 x 4 matrix.  I was not familiar with the concepts or complexities of Functional Movement.  I had never heard of Gray Cook, Charlie Weingroff, or other professionals James frequently cites.  It is only recently that I have come to appreciate the knowledge beyond the names, and their expertise.

Posted by Kerry May 28, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Let me move!

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We have a problem here in our modern society (well, more than one, but I’ll just tackle this one for today). Our world is set up for us to be as still as possible. I don’t know about you,

Posted by Susan Silverman May 23, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments