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Keeping Fit Poolside

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 4/13/2018 to Water Exercise
Keeping Fit Poolside
Pool exercising is an excellent form of exercise for people of all ages and abilities. The buoyancy of the water prevents increased pressure and stress on the injured part of the body. Pool exercise not only improves agility, strength, balance and stamina, but it also contributes to cardiovascular and neurological health. Here are some great ways to get your pool exercise in regardless of being indoors or out.

Avoiding Workout Injuries

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 3/20/2018 to General Health
Avoiding Workout Injuries
To help avoid workout injuries, be careful to not be over zealousness when beginning a work out regimen; muscle strains and sprains, tendonitis, knee injuries, shin splints, dislocated shoulders, and so on can occur if you are not careful. Once an injury occurs, it is that much more difficult to get back to the commitment of exercising, losing weight and adopting a healthier lifestyle.

ACL Injury and Recovery

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 2/15/2018 to Lower Body Fitness
ACL Injury and Recovery

Treatments with an injured ACL varies depending on the patient’s desire to return to full capabilities. And because a torn ACL cannot heal without surgery, it becomes a lifestyle decision. Individuals in the older population may be more likely to forego surgery and live a less physically active life post injury. If the knee is still in tact, non-surgical treatment options are available.

Exercising with a Fitness Tracker

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/23/2018 to Exercise Accessories
Exercising with a Fitness Tracker
Fitness Trackers help encourage multiple factors of active living, one of which is the social aspect. It has been found that an increase in physical activity has been directly linked to social factors, such as support from friends or family members and even friendly competition.

Sitting Is The New Smoking!

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 12/16/2017 to Active Lifestyles
Sitting Is The New Smoking!
Studies have shown that leading a sedentary lifestyle (sitting for 13 or more hours per day), can increase your risk of early death by 200% as compared to those who sat less than 11 hours per day!

Staying Active During The Holiday Season

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 11/29/2017 to Active Lifestyles
Staying Active During The Holiday Season
It's holiday season and the holiday social scene is about to ramp up! Company parties, after work celebratory drinks, New Years' parties—all serving the tempting and delectable foods… cookies, cakes, candy, eggnog, and the list goes on.