4 Common Causes of Weight Gain You May Not Have Considered

by Editorial Team October 5th, 2015
You’ve finally convinced yourself that you’re going to shed those pounds and keep them off. As best you can, you’ve been actively exercising and eating the right foods with the hope of improving your health and maintaining a healthy weight. The only problem is, the last few weigh-in's seem
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Fighting Burn Out

by Jessica B. October 1st, 2015
If you are stuck in a rut it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel, but burn out is a thing that can affect every aspect of your life, from how you work, to how you interact with your family. Here are a few tips for you to help recognize burn out before it gets too late, and how to combat it before you spiral into a deep depression.

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Getting the Most out of Your Smoothie

by Bea September 24th, 2015
Smoothies are a lot of fun to drink, and they are healthy, right? Well, it depends on how you drink your smoothies. A lot of people do not realize that they need to drink their smoothie as if they were eating a meal. Okay, that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, but your digestive system needs you to trigger it by chewing your smoothie. Get those enzymes going! Your body still needs to
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  • Tips for Fall Fitness

    by Louise September 17th, 2015
    It's about that time again. Here in New England, there are already a few trees with their leaves turning shades of yellow and orange. Luckily, fall is one of the best seasons for exercise: the temperature drops a bit, but there's still enough daylight to catch a bit of sun before or after work. As the summer comes to an end, it's the perfect time
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  • Why Women Should be Doing Weight Bearing Exercise

    by Kimberly Hays September 9th, 2015
    Weight training consists of simple exercises that strengthen bones and muscles by placing heaviness on the bones, which in turn strengthens them. Lifting things will place pressure on the bones, like resistance bands, dumbbell lifts, or even picking up grocery bags. You also strengthen the bones anytime you use your body weight, like push ups and lunges. Weight bearing exercise is important for everyone, but women are more prone
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  • Young Men and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    by Lori Sciame September 3rd, 2015
    Most people will become sexually active when they reach early adulthood. For an American male, the average age he will lose his virginity is 16.9 years (Kinsey Institute; California State University).  At this time in a man's life, he has to seriously think about unwanted pregnancies, and he must become aware of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases.  These diseases have different symptoms, and varying health ramifications, yet they all
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