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Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:13 am
 When I first started my journey to fitness and better health almost five years ago, I knew I was overweight. I even had to admit that I was obese, based on my body mass index (BMI) being over 30...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:12 am

One woman’s surprising results

I have lost 40 pounds over the past two years and I work out four to five days a week. When I stepped onto the InBody device, which measures where fat is distributed on your body, I knew in advance, o...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:11 am
Over the past several years, the practice of yoga – derived from a broad range of ancient Indian mental, physical and spiritual practices – has been on the rise as a form of exercise throughout th...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:10 am

If resolutions don’t work, try my Top 10

 It’s that time of year when articles about diets, resolutions, healthy eating and exercise are rampant. Although I’ve been active and generally fit, for several years I made the same resolut...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:09 am

Quell pain and induce healing

A new form of therapy at a local chiropractic office promises to decrease pain and speed up the recovery process. Dr. John Folkerts of Sherman Chiropractic located at 420 Crossing Drive in Sherman is...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:17 am

Fight for Air supports the battle against lung cancer

 The American Lung Association challenges you to join the Fight for Air Climb fundraiser on Feb. 21, 2015. In support of the fight against lung cancer, participants will take on 32 floors and 532...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:16 am

Memorial Sportscare promotes a healthy lifestyle for the middle years

 For most people, after the age of 40, energy, strength, and stamina seem to drain more quickly than before. On Dec. 12, Memorial Hospital’s Sportscare facility in Springfield presented a commu...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:15 am

When sleep is elusive, consider sleep hygiene

 You’re lying in your nice cozy bed at night, covered in flannel and down, surrounded by quiet and darkness, a spouse snoring contentedly by your side and somehow still sleep won’t come. The...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:14 am

Finding motivation for health and fitness

 People are great at making New Year’s resolutions but only eight percent succeed when it comes to following through on them, according to a recent University of Scranton study.“Motivation is...

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