Avoid Overuse Injuries

Avoid Overuse Injuries

Now that you have ramped up your current physical fitness regimen, be aware that you could be at increased risk of injury due to overexertion. What causes overexertion? and How can you increase your physical activity without worrying injury… “Exercise to...
Preventing Overexertion with Your New Year Exercise Plan

Preventing Overexertion with Your New Year Exercise Plan

Now that the New Year is in full swing, your action plan for optimizing your health might be as well. There is one issue to be cautious of. Overexertion. Whether you’re seasoned in physical fitness, or initiating a new fitness program, be especially careful to...
How Seasonal Affective Disorder affects Sleep Patterns

How Seasonal Affective Disorder affects Sleep Patterns

As mentioned in previous posts, Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) is a depressive-based medical condition that typically impacts people during the fall and winter months. Approximately 6% of all people develop this disorder each year and it wreaks havoc with natural...
Fight Winter Blues in Less than An Hour A Week!

Fight Winter Blues in Less than An Hour A Week!

What happens when the warm days of summer are replaced by dreary, cold winter weather? Winter blues is a reality for many people. Even the most cheerful person feels as gloomy as the clouds outside for no apparent reason except winter blues. With an estimated one out...
Planning a Home Exercise Program for Winter

Planning a Home Exercise Program for Winter

If you are suffering from seasonal affective disorder or the “winter blues”, a home exercise program can be very effective. Many find that the bitter temperatures and the icy roads that are common in the winter months make them dread going outdoors, much less to the...
Exercise at Home to Fight the Winter Blues

Exercise at Home to Fight the Winter Blues

If you are looking a way to fight the winter blues, try a little exercise at home. The days are becoming shorter, the temperatures are dipping, and it takes effort to get outside. It is no wonder you might be struggling with low spirits and seasonal doldrums. Winter...
Winter Wonder Workout

Winter Wonder Workout

Looking for a way to beat the winter blues and keep up with your workout? Here’s a great way to stay out of hibernation mode. Simple indoor workouts can really fit the bill when it’s too cold to enjoy the fresh air and nature. This simple graphic shows you...
Help for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Help for Seasonal Affective Disorder

“SAD” stands for “Seasonal Affective Disorder”.  Essentially, this is a form of depression that typically occurs as a result of season-based changes. It is known to detrimentally impact individuals at the same time each year. The most common time when symptoms emerge...
Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be prevented—and you have the power to reduce your risk. Exercising, managing your medications, having your vision checked, and making your living environment safer are all...