Activity Recommendations

Benefits of Working From Home *

Posted: May 17 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Weight Management Strategies by

Working from home these past couple months definitely has its challenges – trying to do patient visits while my 3 children do school at home, not to mention my talkative parrot Dixie who likes yelling “Hungry” during visits keeps things interesting, to say the least! I know this pandemic has been extremely stressful for all. […]

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A Running Start – Couch to 5K *

Posted: Jan 21 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness by

The CDC recommends that adults should be engaging in moderate to intense physical activity for at least 150 minutes a week. If you are already in great shape and at an optimum weight, thirty minutes a day is easy to complete. But for many adults starting a fitness program, the prospect is daunting. If you are overweight, recovering from an injury or simply out of shape, it is hard to imagine running purposefully for any amount of time. This is where Couch to 5K (C25K) programs shine. They offer easy entry into the world of running through a very gradual increase in stamina and ability. You will see your fitness level and attitude about exercise change as you complete this 9-week plan. [Read more]

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Six Reasons to Take a Walk *

Posted: Dec 03 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Weight loss by

Health and fitness are popular topics of discussion, even among the most sedentary people. Nearly everyone understands the importance of moving their body. Not everyone can or wants to commit to a rigid exercise program or a time block at the gym. Fortunately, there’s an exercise option for the majority of people that is relatively easy and only takes as much time as you want to devote to it. Walking is, by far, the most unrestricted fitness activity out there. All you need is a good pair of walking shoes and somewhere to go. The benefits are huge on so many levels. [Read more]

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How to Encourage Your Friend’s Weight Loss *

Posted: Nov 19 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Weight loss by

Maintaining a successful weight loss program can be hard. You may be following a doctor’s guidelines. You watch your portions and stay committed to your gym schedule. You keep your journal or record your efforts every day. You know it’s hard. [Read more]

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The Absolute 5 Best Exercises to Do When You’re Overweight *

Posted: Oct 15 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Weight loss by

When you’re overweight, jumping into popular fitness crazes like Crossfit or High Intensity Interval Training (HiiT) can be physically unsafe, not to mention emotionally devastating. [Read more]

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