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6 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

December 5, 2018

6 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

By Libby Barrett

Stress during the holidays is common. In fact, it’s even expected. But it’s not something people should just accept. Stress anytime of the year should be held at bay. Here’s what you can do to take the season in stride.

Do I Need to Sleep and Relax to be Fit?

November 7, 2018

We all hear that it’s important to get sufficient sleep. But maybe we’re not sure why – especially since the things we need to do to be healthy typically involve exercising and eating right. Why then are sleep and relaxation so important to overall fitness and wellness?

4 Factors to Focus on in Building Functional Strength

October 2, 2018

Have you heard of functional strength training? What exactly does that mean, and is it something you should incorporate into your fitness routine? The answer is yes! More than a buzzword in the health world, functional fitness can give you the overall strength you need to stay active throughout your life.

4 Ways to Make Your Whole Family Healthier

September 4, 2018

With today’s busy schedules, it can be challenging for families to create and maintain healthy lifestyles. Yet, it’s an important task to take on.