How Much Exercise Do You Really Need?

Exercise is important for your overall health and wellness. Most people understand that. However, how much exercise do you really need? And how often should you exercise? Most major health organizations agree with the following: For moderate intensity exercise, aim for 150 minutes per week Try to break up your exercise into 30 minute sessions, […]

Foods that Keep you Full and Feeling Great

Foods that Will Keep You Fuller for Longer It can often be tough to get through the day with enough energy to stay focused and keep going. When you’re feeling tired and hungry, the temptation exists to run to the corner store, vending machine, or fast food joint and grab something quick and easy. However, […]

Great Ways to Exercise Outdoors This Spring

The winter is finally over and spring is here. That’s means it’s time to stop hiding indoors and get outside! The spring opens up many new opportunities for outdoor exercise. Here are just a few ideas for ways to get up and moving outdoors this spring. Play a sport Grab some friends and play a […]

Five Healthy Ways to Boost Your Energy

It’s common to sometimes feel tired and out of energy. This is especially true around mid-afternoon, when a lot of people experience a slump or a crash. The afternoon slump often has us reaching for coffee, energy drinks, or sugary snacks to pick us up, but there are healthier ways to boost your energy when […]

Sticking With Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

We’re now near the end of January, which makes it a good time to check up on New Year’s resolutions. A lot of people have good intentions at the beginning of the year, but the reality is that many of us falter as the year goes on. But that doesn’t have to be the case. […]

Having a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us. This is a wonderful time of year to enjoy yourself, spend time with loved ones, and reflect on life’s blessings. However, it can also be difficult to stay healthy and happy during this time. Many of us are anxious or stressed during the holidays, and a busy social schedule […]

Staying Healthy and Active this Winter

Winter is here and, in many areas of the country, the temperature is already near freezing. You may have even seen snow. While it’s tempting to stay huddled under a pile of blankets and wait until spring, that isn’t the best option for your health. Here are some tips for staying healthy and active this […]

Having a Healthy End of Daylight Savings Time

For most in North America, daylight savings time ends on Sunday November 5, 2017. While, at first glance, it seems like this is a great opportunity to get an extra hour of sleep, there is a downside to the end of daylight savings time when it comes to your health. While the extra hour may […]

Take Your Workout Outside This Fall

While it remains quite hot and humid in many parts of the country right now, fall weather will soon be here before you know it. And this weather is what makes the fall one of the best times to exercise outside. The weather in the fall isn’t quite as warm as it is during the […]

Planning a Healthy Back-to-School Routine

It’s back-to-school time. This is a busy time for a lot of us, especially if you have children who are changing up their schedules for the new school year. Unfortunately, as with many busy times, a lot of people let their health slide when they’re overwhelmed with things to do. Here are a few tips […]