Foot Health Month

Foot health is more important than you think. When something goes wrong with your feet, it can affect your whole body. We bear the weight of our bodies on our feet and if left untreated, foot problems can lead to major health issues. By neglecting your foot health, you are basically neglecting your overall health. If it hurts to walk around, it will ruin your quality of life. Activities that you once loved, will become taxing and painful and you’ll…

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Best Exercises For Pregnant Women

When you’re expecting, it’s important not to remain sedentary for nine months. Besides being good for your body, your baby will also benefit from exercise. Pregnant women who exercise report more energy, less back pain and an improved body image. Plus, when you remain active during your pregnancy, you’ll have…


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Tips to Ramp up Cardio Routine

Daily exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. It’s also great for heart health! Making heart-healthy choices, knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease, having regular check-ups, and working with your physician to manage your health — are all integral in saving lives…


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The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

A stigma is a mark of shame that’s associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. People who hold stigmas to others, often do so as a result of assumptions or stereotypes they believe to be true. Throughout history, sickness or illness has carried a certain stigma by people. Lung…


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How to Kickstart a Healthier Lifestyle

What Does it Mean to Live a Healthy Life? Before answering the question, how do I kickstart a healthier life? It’s important to define what it means to live a healthy life. A healthy life was traditionally seen as the maintenance of a physically healthy body. It turns out, health…


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Healthy Goals For The New Year

  In 2018 it is unlikely that you will ditch all your bad habits in month one. Why? Because 2018 is about setting small and manageable goals that have a greater long term impact toward a lifestyle change. These goals may appear simple and even too easy, but when put…


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Quit Smoking In 2018

What Does Smoking Do to Your Body? Nicotine is poison. In fact, nicotine is a very strong poison that is capable of killing a human in less than an hour when a small amount is injected into the bloodstream. Tobacco smoke contains traces of this poison in just the right…


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Nov
2017

Signs Of Overtraining

The first symptom of overtraining is that if you suspect that you are overtraining, you probably are. All joking aside, overtraining has very serious long and short-term health implications that you should be aware of. Decreased performance and stunted progress Decreased performance levels can be the result of being psychologically…


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Arthritis Stretches With Liz Pollock

Hi, my name is Liz Pollock. I’m here today to talk to you a little about arthritis, some prevention, some therapies, and just different ways to approach it. So, if you’re ever looking at major arthritis within the feet, knees, or hips, you always wanna make sure that you’re doing…


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#FallFlexibilityChallenge

Crisp air, colourful foliage and early sunsets. Autumn is the time of year to hike rural trails, walk your nearest apple orchard, and enjoy a s’more by the fire. It’s these activities that keep us fit during the colder months (well, maybe not the s’mores). But, often, whether you’re laser-focused…


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