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Look inside to test wellness

Look inside to test wellness

What is wellness? If you divide your life into four dimensions, physical, emotional, social and spiritual and take stock in each area—you will have a measure of wellness. Some authors of wellness also include “intellectual,” as a dimension of wellness. At the base of the “wellness pyramid” are the components of physical health—which include maintaining [...]

April 18, 2013 Susan Cholesterol Screens, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Thyroid Screens, Weight Loss & FItness Comments Off on Look inside to test wellness

Personal trainers have a secret

Personal trainers have a secret

Actually, they have more than one secret, but the most important is “adherence.” If it were easy to stick to a fitness regimen—more people would do it without help. Half of all those who start an exercise program drop out in six months. Hiring a trainer is the first step, but it doesn’t guarantee that [...]

April 18, 2013 Susan Weight Loss & FItness Comments Off on Personal trainers have a secret

Five steps toward wellness

Five steps toward wellness

1. Drink more water. Water increases energy and vitality, while helping to control hunger pangs. 2. Move your body. Fitness can utilize up to 30 times more blood sugar than rest and it is especially good for improving your mood. 3. Eat five small meals a day. Never skip breakfast. Eat five meals a day [...]

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