Exercise is the ”Best Medicine”

Exercising has many benefits and is often called the “Best Medicine” Exercising regularly can lower blood pressure, improve blood cholesterol levels, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.  It helps prevent and treat diabetes, enhances the immune system and improves sleep.  Staying physically active is vital for maintaining strong muscles, healthy bones and limber joints, […]

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How many calories do I need to lose weight?

Are you looking to drop a few pounds?  To loose a pound a week you must reduce your calorie count by 500 calories a day.  That equals 3500 calories a week, which is what one-pound equals…3500 calories.   Eating less, moving more or a combination can do this.  So you ask the questions:  How many calories […]

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Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness…first let’s define what exactly is mindfulness? Mindfulness describes a moment to moment awarness of your thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations.  It’s a state of being attuned to what is going on in your body and mine in the surrounding environment-being in the present moment without thinking about the future or what happened in the […]

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