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June 2012

Fitness Friday-Outdoor Exercise

Fresh Air, Fresh Start on Your Fitness Friday!

Let’s do the math. There are 1440 minutes in a day. Experts say we only need to exercise for 30 of those minutes. So why is it so hard to get motivated?

For those of us who ditched our New Year’s Resolution to exercise more, summer offers a perfect opportunity to start fresh.

Health Care Reform

On June 28, 2012, the last day of its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision on the constitutionality of the health care reform law. The Court upheld the entire law, holding that Congress acted within its constitutional authority when enacting the individual mandate.

Wellness Wednesday-Safer Grilling Practices

Safer Grilling Practices on Wellness Wednesday

A few simple changes in how people grill outdoors, such as avoiding too much beef or processed meats and not charring foods, can aid in cancer prevention, according to an expert.

Motivational Monday

Fitness Friday-Fitness in the Heat

Fitness Friday-Fitness in the Heat

It’s no secret that the temperatures rise in our Arizona climate. Though we are aware of this, many people still exercise without the necessary precautions. Consider this article a reminder to use common sense when maintaining or starting an exercise program during the summer months.

There are different stages of dehydration.

Wellness Wednesday-7 Steps

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Wellness Wednesday-7 Steps
7 Steps to a Healthful Weight by Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D.

We all know the “secret” of successful weight loss: Eat less and exercise more. It’s not always easy, but by adopting healthy eating habits and a regular exercise routine, you are sure to lose weight without depriving yourself of nourishing, satisfying food.

Motivational Monday-Responsive to Change

Motivational Quote - It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.

Motivational MondayMotivated by Our Goals

Fitness Friday-For The Whole Family

Fitness Friday-For The Whole Family

Here are 15 ideas for getting your family on the move:

Take active vacations (hiking, swimming, skiing).
At the mall or when running errands, use the stairs rather than the elevator.
Get pedometers and have a contest to see who takes the most steps in a given week.

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