Health & Wellness

Senior Focus: Brain Healthy Habits to Embrace

Cognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues. The Alzheimer’s Association says that more than ...
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Stretching to Improve Mobility and Independence

By Aimee Hodges, CI-CPT, Personal Trainer, Fit-N-Wise, Opposite Way Training The importance of stretching is sometimes overlooked by many but has always remained high on my priority list. I ...
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Sunburns and Their Relation to Skin Cancer

Sunburn can be a painful, unsightly consequence of too much unprotected time spent in the sun, but sunburn is more than just a temporary nuisance. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, ...
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Senior Focus: Changing Senses

Aging comes with several sensory changes, many of which people expect. Loss of hearing or diminishing vision are widely associated, but one’s senses of smell and taste may diminish with aging as ...
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Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Despite affecting roughly 10 million people worldwide, Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder, remains a mystery to many people. To people outside of the medical field with no ...
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Aqua Strength

By Aimee Hodges Aqua strength, otherwise known as water aerobics and/or water strength training, can be a fun innovative way to incorporate large muscle movements that otherwise being on ...
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Five Best Yoga Studios in Dallas

Summary: The India born ancient practice of Yoga has now reached across the globe in order to spread the yogic wisdom and awareness of maintaining health. Explore the blog to know about the best ...
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Coping as a family caregiver

Individuals are born into the world requiring the care of their parents and other adult guardians to grow and thrive. These adult children, in turn, may end up providing care when their parents ...
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Why personal training?

Each year on Jan. 1, many people resolve to lose weight and get healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 70 percent of Americans over the age of 20 are ...
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The Holiday Hustle Workout

Here we are again the holidays have arrived and we may need to squeeze in a workout at home if you have been busy trimming your tree or decking the halls, chances are you may have eaten one ...
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Embrace your true ability

By Aimee Hodges Years ago, I read an article in my favorite running magazine and it forever changed my perspective.  When preparing for a weekend 5K run, the author mentioned she felt about as ...
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Radiate health from the inside out

By Aimee Hodges What is the motivation behind your daily exercise goals? Are you attempting to build muscle, create definition or simply support overall health? Work­ing out can help you ...
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UV Awareness Month

By Amy Dangelmayr, FNP-C The sun is essential to good health and contributes to a sense of well-being.  However, unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolent rays can cause premature skin ...
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What to Expect from Your Exercise Routine

By Aimee Hodges, CI-CPT, Personal Trainer, Fit-N-Wise, Opposite Way Training Sometimes where to begin a new exercise program is as overwhelming a life decision one can make however with some ...
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National Nutrition Month – Eating Right

We have heard many times that nutrition plays an important role in good health. Making smarter food choices as well as managing appropriate food portions are key to maintaining a healthy weight ...
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Yoga is for everyone

By Aimee Hodges  To define Yoga would be like trying to define happiness, different for everyone but containing a common goal.  A common definition is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, ...
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