Articles by Category - Weight Management

All of us experience stress at some time in our lives. And while stress can be a natural reaction to many of life’s challenges, prolonged periods of stress can impact your health and in some cases have serious consequences.

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Do the minutes creep by when you’re exercising, because you’d rather be on the golf course? Do you long for your snowboard or skis when you’re jogging in the dead of summer? Instead of sticking to a run-of-the-(tread)mill workout, why not try getting in shape to improve your...

So you’ve decided you’d like to join a gym. That’s great! But wherever you turn, there are billboards, ads on buses, and commercials on the radio and tv for fitness clubs, all advertising low prices and guaranteed results. So how do you choose the best gym for you? Selecting...

Swimming is one of the few sports that offer an intense aerobic workout while being gentle on the body. As such, it is a great activity for people of all fitness levels, particularly the elderly or people whose bodies cannot tolerate high-impact workouts. Swimming is also a...

If you want a great workout while having lots of fun, look no further than swing dancing. The history of swing dates back to the 1920s, when people started dancing the Charleston and Lindy Hop to jazz and Big Band music. Harlem, New York is considered to be the birthplace of...

You can probably name several of the latest trends in dieting and may even have tried one or two of them. Most of these diets are of the “Just Say No” variety, promising that you’ll lose weight if you just say no to all carbs, all sugars, or all fats. While these fad diets...

Do the minutes creep by when you’re exercising, because you’d rather be on the golf course? Do you long for your snowboard or skis when you’re jogging in the dead of summer? Instead of sticking to a run-of-the-(tread)mill workout, why not try getting in shape to improve your...

They say variety is the spice of life – and variety is just the ticket for an exercise routine that has become dull and boring.

Perk up your program and get back on track to fitness with new and different exercise options. Today’s popular trends include high...

You don’t have to be a professional ice hockey player or know how to do a triple axle to enjoy the sport of ice-skating. For most people, putting on their skates and doing laps around a rink is an enjoyable way to have fun while getting a moderate aerobic workout.

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Hiking is a great way to enjoy the wonders of nature while boosting your level of physical fitness. It’s a great sport for exercisers of all levels – beginners can start on gentler, flat terrain while experienced hikers can set out on steep trails up the mountain.

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