Health & Fitness

  • Commitment to Good Health and Addiction Recovery

    Overcoming addiction might feel impossible, but there is always help and support available. In conjunction with Alcohol Awareness Month, here are several steps that might help you or a loved one get back on track to recovery. Commit to Stop Drinking There are consequences to every action in life. Denial is the first step in…
  • Gadgetry, Anyone?

    “Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets.” –– Neil deGrasse Tyson Using technology can be the best way to power through a tough workout. Here are some of the most fun and effective goodies that will get you where you need to go: The IriverOn wireless headphones deliver incredible sound and monitor your…
  • When Life Hands You Lemons…

    “The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress is the easiest type of existence.” ––Norman Vincent Peale One of the most difficult challenges in life is the ability to deal with stress in a healthy way. We’ve all faced stress at some point––either at work, school, or within our relationships––and the best way…
  • Cancer Awareness

    “When someone has cancer, the whole family and everyone who loves them does, too.” –Terri Clark Cancer strikes at all ages, but people are more likely to develop cancer as they grow older, even if signs of cancer have never been detected before. The good news is that cancer treatment is successfully curing patients every…
  • Happiness and Harmony

    “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” –Dalai Lama Recently scientists from Wake Forest University found that people who were asked to do something bold and energetic -- like participate in a group conversation -- ended up feeling happier than those who kept quiet. What can you do, right now,…
  • What’s your Fitness Goal?

    “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”––CS Lewis Do you want to build muscle? Improve flexibility? Have an enriched overall sense of well-being? These activities will help you with your goals in no time: Want to Lose Weight? Try Zumba. This high-intensity cardio workout will help you…
  • Exercise with Your Best Friend!

    The benefits of exercise are numerous and it can be even more beneficial with your dog! You and your pet can have a fun cardio workout together and it’s a great motivator to spice up the routine of long jogs. Before reaching full running speed, make sure to ease into the run first. The American…
  • Taking Care of Your Heart Is Not So Hard

    No matter what your age is, taking steps to improve your heart’s health is important at any stage of your life, and it’s not as complicated as you might think. Below are 3 really easy ways to start taking care of your heart: Eat a lot more sushi Or any other dish that contains fish…
  • Benefits of Yoga

    Practicing yoga has a variety of benefits, including better sleep and overall sense of well-being. It tones your body and helps with your outlook as well. Here are just a few of many ways that yoga can benefit you: 1. Boost Immunity Studies suggest that yoga practice increases immunity at a cellular level, and quickly,…
  • Post-Marathon Recovery

    NEC_Marathon The big day for local marathon runners is almost here. The Houston Marathon is expected to take place on January 19 and if you are one of the runners, you have probably been training tirelessly for the past few weeks. But, do you know what steps to take for a successful recovery after the marathon…
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