Category Archives: fitness

Learning A New Sport May Benefit the Brain

The Circle City is gearing up to watch the 100th running of the Indy 500, and the event that has been coined “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is truly inspiring. Like most spectators, I often imagine what it would be … Continue reading

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Are We Too Stressed Out Over Hypertension?

 Hypertension screening is taking on a new beat and will affect how millions are treated. The U.S Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released new blood pressure screening recommendations for clinical settings.  They suggest that before initiating medication therapy for high … Continue reading

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YOGA POWER: Fitness and Peace in the Postures

I did not understand, YOGA POWER, until my mom walked into the room and I noticed how great she looked in her yoga pants! Yoga transformed her- she lost weight, toned-up, and increased her strength and flexibility! You would never … Continue reading

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Don We Now our Fitness Technology Apparel!

The last time I donned wearable technology was a Casio calculator watch in 1982. Now with the new technology, I can go from converting metrics to collecting my own personal biometrics. What Is It About Wearable Technology That Excites People? … Continue reading

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Which Is Better- The Short or Long Workout Session?

I just got done with my “CrossFit”-type workout session. I know what CrossFit means now. My burning thighs and calves are pretty ‘cross’ and my aching biceps and shoulders are throwing a ‘fit’. Wow that was fun, exhausting and exhilarating … Continue reading

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Want to get protection now for the up coming cold/flu season? Get your hands dirty!

The Greenwood Community Garden- join in to cultivate tomatoes, peppers, green beans and your immunity. Immunity? Grow your immunity in the garden? Yes, want to get protection now for the up coming cold/flu season? Get your hands dirty! Now getting … Continue reading

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There Are Harmful And Helpful Foods When It Comes To The Brain.

Can your candy, cake and cookies be the culprit of  decreasing your cognitive function?  Can your delicious fast food meal deal be contributing to your depression and anxiety?   More studies are showing a relationship between  certain foods and mental … Continue reading

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