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Posts from February, 2011

Take Five for Fitness

  • 28th February 2011 |
  • Author: Iris

Depending on where you live in the world and what your weather conditions are, there are days when the weather is not conducive to getting outdoors to exercise. Taking five-minute breaks every 2 hours will squeeze more exercises into your daily schedule.  Those 5-minute exercise routines will also give you a firmer and toner body. 

Never be Fruitless!

  • 21st February 2011 |
  • Author: Iris

Make healthy eating easy by keeping the foods you need close at hand. Keep a bowl of fruit on your counter at home, stash nuts or dried fruit in your desk or keep pre-washed and cut carrots, celery and broccoli crowns in your fridge for a quick snack. Fruits are good sources for nutrients that

Fat in the Front Means Pain in the Back

  • 19th February 2011 |
  • Author: Iris

Are you carrying around extra weight in your belly?  If so, your back is going to suffer!  Getting rid of excess weight is so important if you are suffering from chronic back pain.  This is not simply a cosmetic issue – it’s a health issue. The spine is not designed to carry weight in excess

Have Fun and Get Fit on Valentine’s Day

  • 14th February 2011 |
  • Author: Iris

Today is Valentine’s Day!!!! Instead of a lavish dinner and chocolates, woo your sweetheart with an action-packed date. Take a romantic walk or a nice bike ride.  You can also spend the evening practicing your ice skating or go out dancing.   You can get in some exercise doing the things you love! And, if by

February is Healthy Heart Month!

  • 7th February 2011 |
  • Author: Iris

Act Now and Never Miss a Beat Everyday actions like moving more, maintaining a healthy weight, reducing stress and cutting smoking have a big impact on your heart!   February is Heart Month, so take steps to reduce your risk of stroke, heart disease and high blood pressure..

Do you remember this song … “The hip bone is connected to the thigh bone, the thigh bone is connected to the knee bone, the knee bone is connected to the ankle bone . . . .”???? Well, if your lower back starts hurting for no apparent reason, your feet may be the origin of

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