Guest Post by: David Haas of the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. David has been writing and researching about the benefits of fitness while going through cancer, and also the effect that cancer support groups have on cancer patients. Exercise is known for its many health benefits, including the prevention of diseases such as diabetes, high […]
How often do you challenge yourself physically, mentally, healthily?
You don’t have to take giant steps, baby steps – inches — are just right!
How many times do you psyche yourself out of the game before it has even started?
What will you DO today?
photo by eva blue “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Almost two-thirds of the women who die suddenly of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms. In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds.” – CDC Fact Sheet February […]
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Introducing our weekly inspiration. This will be a weekly post featuring a quote or photo that is meant to provide inspiration, encouragement and be thought provoking as you embark on your journey towards wellness. Thinking about your New Year resolutions, what does the quote below mean to you? Beginning next week, this post […]
June is a big month for national health observances. Two issues that are near and dear: Men’s Health Month and Home Safety Month. Near The Home Safety Council would like everyone to increase the safety of their homes. Increasing the security of your home (and your sense of well-being and […]
To me the continental breakfast has always been a joke. It never seems to be enough. A few croissants, jam, fruit, milk and coffee? Where’s the protein? It turns out everyone has a different idea of what constitutes a continental breakfast. Some places offer a “light” version while others offer a “full”. A light is […]
When I turned 30 I decided to make a bucket list of things to do. I decided my list would be more concept oriented than specific. Instead of writing down “Enjoy an October moonlight gondola ride in Venice”, I opted for “Run a Marathon.” Any marathon. Little did […]
Some do it to cross one off the bucket list. Most do it because they love running. And yet others do it for a cause: breast cancer, diabetes, leukemia and lymphoma. Completing a marathon or half marathon is an amazing experience, one that has kept me coming back for more. Why do I do it? […]
On March 1, 2011 at 3:30 pm one lucky subscriber was randomly drawn for the pedometer give-away! Congratulations to… Mateja …on winning the Accusplit pedometer! Wearing a pedometer is an easy way to take those first steps towards wellness. 10,000 steps is the daily recommended goal; however, the average person’s total daily steps is less […]
Every five years the dietary guidelines for Americans are reviewed and updated based on comprehensive studies of our nation’s health. They are jointly issued by the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services. But what exactly are they and why should you care? The guidelines are recommendations, advice, or tips on how to eat […]