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What is Strength Training?

What is Strength Training?

Strength training uses weight machines, dumbbells, bands, balls, etc., to target specific muscle groups and increase muscular strength and endurance. Muscular strength is measured by one’s ability to lift a maximum amount of weight one time. Muscular endurance is...

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How To Keep Your Immune System Healthy

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming cold and flu season, consider the following tips on keeping your immune system naturally healthy by making your defenses as strong as possible.

Nutrition

The foods you eat play a role in the health of your immune system. A diet high in added sugar, salt and fat will not provide the nutrition your body needs to function at its best. Make meals balanced with lean protein, whole grains, heart he...

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How do I understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label?

How do I understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label?

The FDA has recently updated the Nutrition Facts label seen on packaged foods and drinks. This is the first major update in over 20 years. The updated design and information is based off new nutrition research, scientific information and input from the public to ma...

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How Can I Be More Productive and Better Manage My Time?

How Can I Be More Productive and Better Manage My Time?

With the recent pandemic, you may find yourself with more time, empty calendars and unplanned days while others may be busier than ever juggling multiple roles at once. Whether you are lacking productivity with less structure in your day or are looking for a way to...

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Why and how should I shop at my local Farmers’ Market?

Why and how should I shop at my local Farmers’ Market?

Shopping locally not only supports the farmer. It also benefits the environment. With locally sourced food, the travel time for farm to table is much quicker allowing for a smaller environmental footprint. The farmer’s marke...

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