Physical Health

Care for Common Fitness Injuries

Seasoned athletes and beginners at any fitness activity both have one thing in common: aches and pains. They’re part of any sport or physical hobby, but you have to protect yourself from lasting harm. Even with the right protective gear you can still overdo it on the track or take a tumble on the…

Making Time to Make Healthy Choices

Sometimes our life can feel so hectic that we start making choices about our health on-the-go. Instead of preparing healthy meals for ourselves, we might opt for fast food. Or, because the house isn’t clean, we might skip out on a workout session.  We focus on work, family, chores, and all the obligations modern…

Green Up Your Routine With Eco-Friendly Fitness

Are you looking for ways to reduce your footprint on the environment? One part of our routine that can easily go “green” is our fitness activities Check out some of the ways you can tweak your routine while doing what’s best for the environment.  Sustainable Gear A lot of natural resources go into the…

Best with a Buddy: 5 Exercises That Are Even More Fun with Friends

There are lots of websites and phone apps out there that give you a way to track your exercise routine and keep yourself accountable. While they can be somewhat social at times, the best accountability partners are always going to be your friends!  In honor of the International Day of Friendship celebrated July 30,…

Avoid Everyday Accidents Through Everyday Fitness

The health benefits of regular exercise cannot be denied. It’s hard work at times, but as you start to enjoy fitness, you see the benefits: losing weight, increased stamina, and feeling younger & happier in general.  Exercise has other benefits, too, but they are more subtle. Your fitness routine could save your life in…

Preventing Headaches and Migraines

About Headaches and Migraines  Headaches are a part of everyday life. They can be caused by a large range of things, like dehydration and stress. Typically, making good health decisions can minimize or get rid of normal headaches.  Migraines are an extreme form of headaches that go beyond a typical pain in your head…

Dance the Day Away – For Your Health!

When was the last time you really boogied down and danced? Whether you’ve been missing the gym or want a fun way to start getting in shape, there’s never been a better time to bust a move.  There are many different kinds of formal dance forms. Some community dances might not be an option…

5 Physical Warning Signs That You Need Mental Health Help

If you’re reading this and struggling with suicidal thoughts, the National Suicidal Prevention Lifeline is available to you 24/7. It’s free and confidential: 1-800-273-8255. Most people can tell the difference between they are feeling fine and when they are feeling stressed out. But what if a mental illness prevented you from recognizing that what…

10 Reasons You Should Stretch Every Day

We hear a lot about the benefits of daily workouts, but not all physical activity has to be intense exercise! Stretching is an easy way to get moving. It improves your blood flow, brain function, and overall health! Here are some reasons you should stretch every day, whether it’s at your workstation, in your…

Does Your Workstation Help or Hurt You?

There’s been a lot of studies that tell us the dangers of sitting at your desk for long periods of time. With most Americans sitting for an average of 11 hours a day, it’s not surprising that standing desks and ergonomic keyboards are in the spotlight.  But if you stand, or are on the…