Category Archives: Exercise

Making time for exercise

I know there are people out there that take pleasure in the act of exercising, but I’m not one of them. I like the results, I feel better after I’m done, but when I exercise with no other reason than … Continue reading

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Stretching and Flexibility – it’s not just physical

We’ve all heard it before, exercise is good for us.  If you’re like me and you’re not a crazy exercise nut, but are still concerned with staying healthy consider adding regular stretching into your daily routine.  There may be some … Continue reading

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Want to improve your memory? Walk regularly.

A recent study suggests that walking may help improve memory impairment in older adults.  By taking a brisk walk where you get your heart rate up for 40 minutes three times a week, participants in the study performed better on … Continue reading

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Everyone knows you should exercise

This is an excerpt from the book, A Pocket Full of Posies, a collection of articles written by Martha Benedict. Everyone knows you should exercise, but did you know the enormous body of research substantiating the health claims for exercising?  … Continue reading

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Getting Healthy: Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year carries symbolic meaning of new beginnings and fresh starts for many of us.  While different cultures celebrate a new year at different times, in each one it is a time for celebration and customs to ensure good … Continue reading

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