Women Health & Fitness

Health is a journey

September 01, 2020

Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being; not just the absence of disease.

Wellness takes time and our bodies lets us know when things are wrong.  I challenge you to intentionally add more whole vegetables to your plate with each meal.  Eating whole foods does not have to be expensive.  Try a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in your community.

What You Eat will Tell Your Story

January 18, 2020

There is so much information to absorb and are you still trying to figure out which diet to follow. 

Well, stop thinking diet and start thinking lifestyle.  According to an article in Healthline,  it was found that those who followed a healthy plant-based diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole-grains, legumes and nuts had a significantly lower risk of developing heart disease than those following non-plant-based diets. 

Knowing the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

September 18, 2018

Just like the rest of our bodies, our brains change as we age. Most of us eventually notice some slowed thinking and occasional problems with remembering certain things. However, serious memory loss, confusion and other major changes in the way our minds work may be a sign that brain cells are failing.  Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.  

If you are experiencing this with self or a loved one, you do not need to feel alone.  There are supports and resources available to you and your love ones.  Alzheimer's Association has intentional outreach and training for diversified communities, so contact them today.  

Stretching Exercises for Better Flexibility

April 01, 2018

Stretching may not be the most exciting part of working out, but doing flexibility work is just as important for a well-rounded fitness routine as strength and cardio work. Incorporating some stretching exercises into your workout schedule will help you improve flexibility, reduce tightness, and ultimately, make your workouts more efficient and safe.

Yoga is Essencial to a Balanced Life

November 27, 2016

Yoga is a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.  The ultimate goal of Yoga is liberation. Try yoga to relieve stress, improve flexibility, or promote better sleep.   

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