Fitness Tips, Wellness Tips & Recipes

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    Single Leg Balance Training Program

    We can improve our balance by performing simple balance exercises. The single leg stance is a very effective exercise for improving balance. This exercise can be modified as balance stability progresses. Week 1: Perform the steps below 5 times per week, starting with a 5 second hold and working up to 20 seconds. • Stand […]

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    Fit Feet

    During a cardio workout, your feet are like your BFF: always there for you. In fact, it’s easy to take healthy feet for granted. Whether you’re pushing yourself during a speedy run, starting an elliptical workout routine, or going for long walks in the summer sun, it’s crucial to give your feet the care and attention […]

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    Shoulder Health

    What Contributes to Shoulder Health Shoulder health is mostly dictated by four things: The mobility of the neck The mobility of the thoracic spine The function and stability of the scapulae The muscles of the rotator cuff The shoulder joint itself is a fifth potential problem, but you can see that it really only represents […]

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    Imagine Life Without Balance

    Close your eyes and stand on one foot. It’s hard right? Now imagine having that same disoriented feeling on two feet, and with your eyes open. Balance is something most of us take for granted. It’s automatically hardwired into our bodies at birth, evolving and adapting as we grow and age. While basic balance is […]

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    Kick that Sugar Habit

    Excessive added sugar has many negative health effects. Although consuming small amounts now and then is perfectly healthy, you should try to cut back on sugar whenever possible. Fortunately, simply focusing on eating whole, unprocessed foods automatically decreases the amount of sugar in your diet. Here are some tips on how to reduce your intake of added sugars: […]

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    Technology and Mental Health in the Workplace

    It’s no surprise to anyone that technology is becoming increasingly pervasive in our lives. Opinions about how this affects us as individuals and as a society are as varied as the technologies themselves. While the jury is still out on the cumulative effect, research has revealed some areas of concern. We share them here along […]

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    Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

    YIELDS: 6 SERVINGS PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 5 MINS TOTAL TIME: 6 HOURS 5 MINS INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 (14-oz.) can diced tomatoes 2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper FOR SERVING Tortillas Guacamole Salsa Sour cream Shredded cheddar DIRECTIONS Place chicken, bell peppers, and onions in slow-cooker then pour over diced […]

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    A Healthier Caramel Apple

    A super healthy, & super easy version of this fall treat! Think NO butter + NO sugar…wait, what?!?! INGREDIENTS 16 ounces medjool dates pitted (about 40 plump dates) 1/4 cup coconut milk plus more if needed, any milk will work 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon bourbon optional pinch of salt 6 honeycrisp or granny smith apples Then choose 1 or try all 6 topping combinations Version […]

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    Stuffed Poblanos

    Makes: 8 servings Ingredients 8 poblano peppers 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained 1 medium zucchini, chopped 1 small red onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 […]

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    Summer Chicken & Eggplant Pasta

    494 calories, 10.75 grams sugar, 15.6 grams fat, 66.6 grams carbohydrates, 29.45 grams protein It may not be summer just yet, but this flavorful pasta is perfect all year long, especially when you want to indulge your carb cravings. Though the mouthwatering dish is on the heavier side, it includes plenty of fresh veggies (eggplant, […]