Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 08:51
By Mary Chase
In recent years yoga has become very mainstream and incredibly popular. There are numerous emotional and physical benefits to stretching that can benefit your cardiovascular, resistance training, and general physical wellbeing. So what are they, and why should you jump on the stretching/flexibility bandwagon?
The American College of Sports Medicine recommends at least one flexibility workout per week. Now there are people who practice yoga and stretching more often than that,
Published on Thursday, February 20 2014 13:14
By Jonelle Tucker, Lyons 9Health Fair Site Coordinator
“Put on your own oxygen mask, before attempting to assist others.” This familiar airline emergency procedure has a direct relationship to our daily lives. Striving to be mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically at the top of our game is critical in order to positively
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:20
By Dr. Sara Hart
First there was the flood; then there were the decisions every person made to survive. For most people, these were very different decisions than those made weeks and even days prior. Instead of, “What should we have for dinner tonight,” it became “What is going to go bad the quickest that we need to eat first,” or “Where will I get my next meal?”
Published on Thursday, February 20 2014 10:57
By Dr. Sara Hart, ND, MSOM, LAc
It’s a perfect day when you wake up naturally without an alarm. To arise fully rested, stretch your arms leisurely and yawn. Pondering with a gentle inquisition, “hmmm, what do I feel like doing today?” Rather than the rush of too many responsibilities to juggel comfortably. When fresh vital foods are all that you crave so you make yourself a gorgeous meal to start your day.
Published on Saturday, February 01 2014 12:34
By Lori Flynn
Happy New Year! Each year we ring in the new, honor the old, kiss the past goodbye and nurture thoughts of what will best serve us in the upcoming twelve months. That’s right, it’s resolution time.
Let’s not kid ourselves and pretend that fitness, wellness and health will not spearhead the resolution initiative. It should! Our body is our vehicle and it has to last us the whole time