Removing Exercise Barriers

Today, about half of all American adults – 117 million people – have one or more preventable chronic disease. Seven out the ten most common diseases are influenced by regular physical activity. Yet nearly 80% of adults are not meeting the physical fitness guidelines.[1]   The good news is that Read more…

Living Life to The Fullest

In most cases, you are only as old as you feel. Many people are kids at heart, even in their eighties. Interestingly, one study shows that those who feel younger than they really are, live longer.   The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine published a study Read more…

Garden for Health

Gardening is a leisure activity and may be beneficial to the elderly’s health. Working with nature is comforting. Gardening can play a key role in helping one’s emotional and physical well-being. The American Society for Horticultural Science conducted a study to test the health benefits of gardening.  Fifty elderly women Read more…

We’re Talking About Planking

While crunches are arguably the most common abdominal exercise, they may not be the most effective to strengthen and build muscle. Core training is about more than having a beach-ready body.  When it comes to core exercises, all the buzz is about planking. Planking is an example of an “isometric” Read more…