Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

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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

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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

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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 […]

10 Ways to Be Healthier Without Really Trying

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Living a healthy lifestyle does not mean you have to be perfect or spend all of your time dieting and exercising. In fact, there are several things you can start doing today that require little to no effort but can make a big impact on your long-term health. 1. Commit to a junk-free grocery list. […]

Monitoring Blood Pressure in Children and Other Heart-Healthy Tips

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In the deep south, it’s no secret that we have a high incidence of heart disease. But what may be surprising is the increase in heart attacks, bypasses and heart failure in people as young as 22 or 23. These heart issues in young adults often could have been prevented with early detection. Monitoring blood […]