Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk


Are you stuck behind a computer most of the day? Research shows that sitting for long periods of time increases your risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. What’s even scarier is that even if you exercise regularly, a desk job minimizes the health benefits of your workouts. Break Up Sitting […]

Sometimes Things Don’t Go Exactly As Planned


This isn’t going as well as I had hoped. I still weigh the same. I just can’t do it. I don’t have enough willpower. It’s too hard to be healthy during this time of year. Maybe later this spring I can try again. If any of these phrases sound familiar to you, know that you’re […]

Benefits of Walking You May Not Know


It’s no secret that walking regularly is good for your health. It can help you maintain a healthy weight, it reduces stress and it promotes good cardiovascular health. However, there’s a little more to it than that. Walking is a highly underrated form of exercise, and has a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional […]

6 Tips to Make Your 2018 Goals a Reality


Welcome to 2018. The New Year is here, and with its arrival, many of us have set resolutions to help us be our best in the coming year. If you haven’t set any goals for the new year yet, it’s not too late. Your resolutions may be focused on money, career goals, personal goals or […]

How weight loss surgery is making his kidney transplant possible


Todd Gomez is in need of a kidney transplant. The Denham Springs native has lived with chronic renal failure for more than four years, a diagnosis that keeps him on daily dialysis treatments. His doctors told him he wasn’t eligible for a life-altering kidney transplant because of his weight. At that time, the 53-year-old weighed […]