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stay hydrated

10 Benefits of Drinking the Proper Amount of Water

Stay hydrated – your health (and life) depends on it!

One of the most important keys to staying healthy also happens to be one of the easiest…drink a lot of water! Sounds simple enough, right? But you’d be shocked by how many men and women – of all ages – fail to consume sufficient amounts of H2O…and the consequences can be catastrophic!

How Much Water is Recommended?

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personal training for seniors

Why seniors can benefit from exercising with a personal trainer

No matter one’s age or current fitness level, seniors should never feel as though they’re “too old” to derive the benefits of following a sensible exercise program. Throughout our lifetimes – and especially in our golden years – we need to prioritize maintaining as much of our physical vitality as possible. That means cardiovascular training, strength training, and flexibility training. But if it’s been a long time (or ...Read More

golden years are great

Understanding and reducing your risk for stroke

Stroke is a condition that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the fifth-leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. When that happens, part of the brain cannot get the blood and oxygen it needs. Every minute counts when you’re having a stroke. For every minute after a stroke occurs before treatment, 1.9 mi...Read More

chocolate health benefits

Great news for chocolate lovers?

We can all agree that chocolate is delicious, right? The taste…the smell… Whether you’re a young kid or an adult, who doesn’t love chocolate? Unfortunately, we’ve also learned over the years that chocolate isn’t good for us. Much of that stems from the high amount of fat found in chocolate. This shouldn’t REALLY come as a shock. After all, something that tastes THAT GOOD must be bad, right?!?! Well, there’s now a glimmer of hope for chocolate lovers. Research is actually starting ...Read More