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Exercise: The Key to a Healthy Brain?

Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014 by HylaryL

Running machine We all know that exercise is crucial to maintaining a healthy weight, strong muscles andbones, and being fit in general. But is exercise the key to having a “physically fit” brain as well? A recent study discussed in the New York Times showed a correlation between excessive fat cells in the body and decreases in memory and cognition. In layman’s terms, those extra inches on . . . more »

Exercise: The Key to a Healthy Brain?

Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014 by HylaryL

Running machine We all know that exercise is crucial to maintaining a healthy weight, strong muscles andbones, and being fit in general. But is exercise the key to having a “physically fit” brain as well? A recent study discussed in the New York Times showed a correlation between excessive fat cells in the body and decreases in memory and cognition. In layman’s terms, those extra inches on . . . more »

Finding Happy - It's Time to Make Those Resolutions!

Posted on Friday, December 20, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

happy hands Finding Happy - It's time to make those resolutions! The calendar is almost ready to turn over to 2014 -- which is a great time to start thinking about resolving to live a healthier lifestyle. We all know the formula: exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet and get an appropriate amount of restorative sleep. Feeling healthy can mean finding some happiness! Are you ready to . . . more »

Dancing for Fun and Fitness

Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Bellydance, Fitness for Weight Loss Working out doesn't always have to be work. Dancing can be a fun way to burn some calories, increase your heart rate and have some fun too! Check out some of these dance dvd's for a variety of music styles. Bellydance, Fitness for Weight Loss DanceFit Cardio: Salsa Sizzler Island Girl Dance Fitness Workout for Beginners So You Think You Can Dance Get Fit The . . . more »

Staying fit with a baby bump!

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

The Yoga of Pregnancy As someone who is expecting their first child in June, I can tell you that worrying about fitness during pregnancy can be very stressful. How do I stay fit as my body expands at an incredibly fast pace? What exercises are safe? How much is too much? These are all questions that every expecting mother asks, and the answers aren’t always clear. According to the . . . more »