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Eating Out? Bring a Calculator

February 2th, 2012

Restaurant patrons have long used calculators to figure out how much to tip their waiter. Now, it appears calculators are needed before ordering for those who want to really know how many calories they’re about to eat. Menus might list how many calories an entree contains but they don’t always break it down to individual […]READ MORE

Video Messages Spread Fitness Tips

February 2th, 2012

Fans of celebrity TV host Dr. Oz appreciate his simple, direct approach to educating people about potential health problems. The physician has a wonderful way of conveying important health information in easy-to-understand terms. Now he’s sending video messages around the web. Viewers and fans can pick from a variety of health topics, which range from sleep problems […]READ MORE

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

February 2th, 2012

As many parents know, athletic injuries are not reserved for the professional athletes playing in front of thousands in a stadium. Proper training and seeking treatment when needed begins when a child dons their first sports uniform. Many children will be playing baseball and softball in the next few weeks. Although baseball and softball have […]READ MORE

Misunderstood Chronic Pain Remedies

February 2th, 2012

According to recent data, there are approximately 100 million Americans suffering from body pain. Up to 90 percent of these chronic pain sufferers don’t get the relief they’re looking for with their current pain medication. As the popularity of holistic and non-invasive treatment options grows, we’d like to take a minute to review some misunderstood […]READ MORE

Weight Loss Advice from Dr. Oz

February 2th, 2012

Fans of celebrity physician Dr. Oz appreciate his direct approach to solving health problems. The TV show host has a wonderful way of conveying important health information in simple terms. Now he’s sending video messages around the web. Fans can pick from a variety of health topics,, which range from sleep problems to fitness tips. My favorite has to be […]READ MORE

Help for Pelvic Pain Sufferers in Hampton Roads

February 2th, 2012

For some women, pelvic pain is a daily barrier to enjoying life. After several months and visits to a urologist, a woman can face a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC) a chronic condition of uncomfortable bladder pressure, bladder pain and pelvic pain, endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or some other source of pelvic pain. According to […]READ MORE

Take Exercise and Nutrition Advice to Heart

February 2nd, 2012

If you work out regularly and eat nutritious meals, you probably figure you’re pretty healthy. That’s where the danger lies. Your jeans might fit but your heart could tell a different story. More than one-third of the population consider themselves to be in ideal cardiovascular health, according to a survey conducted by the American Heart Association. […]READ MORE

Fitness Starts in the Kitchen

February 2nd, 2012

As a fitness instructor, this is the time of year I dread. The mid-part of February when so many people give up going to the gym. I think I know what happens. Or really, what doesn’t happen: instant weight-loss. If you joined the gym this New Year and have been working out consistently, I have […]READ MORE

Strengthen a Sore Lower Back for Pain Relief

February 2nd, 2012

Back pain sufferers are often wary of exercising their back muscles for fear of exacerbating or worsening an injury. However, for some lower back pain sufferers, regular stretching and exercise, under the guidance of a professional, can relieve pain and improve range of motion, with patience, time and effort. Treating and strengthening sore back muscles […]READ MORE

Rethink Your Eating to Spur Weight-Loss

February 2th, 2012

It’s that time of year I dread as a fitness instructor. The mid-part of February when so many people give up going to the gym. I think I know what happens. Or really, what doesn’t happen: instant weight-loss. If you joined the gym this January and have been exercising regularly, I have to ask you […]READ MORE