Sunday , 7 February 2016

Health

Quick Answers

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As you get further into your workout program for the new year, questions often arise. We took the most frequently asked questions and shared answers here … Read More »

Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling

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Snow shoveling can be a heavy challenge. Make it safer and easier with these quick tips! – Layer clothing. Warm up with gentle stretches before you start. – Don’t overload your snow shovel! A cubic foot of snow weighs about 15 pounds. Wet snow weighs even more. – Try to push snow, rather than lift it. – Concentrate on good posture. Avoid rounding your back. – Avoid twisting into unnatural positions to throw snow to the side. Don’t throw snow over your shoulder. (It even sounds painful!) – Pace yourself. Snow shoveling is a total-body workout! – Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks. – Stay dry. Always stretch when finished! – The good news: One hour of shoveling burns about 400 calories! Read More »

Hurdle Your Daily Obstacles

By now, your new-year motivation may be dropping with the temperatures. Here's how the tough stay going when the going gets tough ... Read More »

Random Acts of Healthiness

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It's a new year and everyone is hyped up on healthy behavior. The advice on how to eat healthier, get fitter, lose weight, and gain fortunes can overwhelm. Here's the secret you really need ... Read More »

New Year, New Workout

Less than a week ago, you resolved to get in better shape in 2016. Perhaps there's the issue of being a little clueless. Don't let your best intentions lead nowhere fast ... Read More »