Category Archives: Prevention

Prenatal Health & Fitness

Let me begin by saying sorry that it has taken me five months to write a new post. The beginning of the year is a very busy time for a personal trainer. People are motivated to make this year the … Continue reading

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Preventing Breast Cancer

Odds are great that you know at least one person who has breast cancer. You may even be a survivor or know may women who have survived breast cancer.  Cancers of all kind have become almost common in our society. … Continue reading

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Is It Well With You?

Saturday, September 28th is National Family Health and Fitness Day.  The entire month of September is dedicated to promoting wellness to special populations, such as children, women, and seniors. The question of wellness is one that everyone needs to answer regardless … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully

As I work with clients that are older and wiser than myself, I’m discovering that aging really has nothing to do with age. The old adage that you’re only as old or young as you feel holds true for many … Continue reading

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A Labor’s Day Rest

It’s Labor Day and out of all of the National Holidays, it’s the one that celebrates the American worker. All of those who labor to make this nation great and earn wages that provide for their family, are given a … Continue reading

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Keep the Men in Your Life Healthy

In honor of Father’s Day yesterday and Men’s Health week, I’ve decided to focus today’s blog on the men in our lives. Our fathers, brothers, husbands, and uncles need our help to stay healthy. Most men, if left to on their … Continue reading

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Mind Your Mental Health

This month’s focus has been on promoting a healthy lifestyle in honor of National Physical Fitness Month.  I thought that the discussion wouldn’t  be complete without a post on mental health.  Our brains play a huge role in who we … Continue reading

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Healthy Skin, Healthy You

As a personal trainer I was shocked to discover that I had been neglecting the health of one of the most important organs in the body; the skin.  I like nice smelling lotion like the next gal but I’m not … Continue reading

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Light It Up Blue

In honor of Autism Awareness Month I’d like to do a two-part series on Autism.  Today’s blog will serve as an introduction to the topic for those who are not familiar.  Next week, I will share an interview with a mother … Continue reading

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Oral Care and the Body

Last week I had about a $1,000 worth of dental work done. That’s a lot of money to fix one cracked filling.  But when I think of the overall cost of doing nothing I’d spend whatever it took to not … Continue reading

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