• How to Track Your Workout Results

    NEC_April2017Blogs_Design_wk4-thumb1 Many people find that selecting a workout program is easy, however, it’s the staying on target part that often causes them to be unsuccessful at attaining a weight loss goal. A large part of it comes down to workout results. Either they don’t see results quick enough or they’re improperly measuring their progress. Here are…
  • 5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Body

    5-simple-ways-200x200 Valentine's Day is right around the corner! We know you’re going to give your friends and family tons of love, but why not channel that into yourself as well? Show your body how much you love it, by taking care of it. Check out these 5 simple ways you can take care of yourself on…
  • 3 Ways to Relax after the Holidays

    nec_december2016blogs_w4bnedesign_hf-thumbnail The holidays are a wonderful time filled with family, food, and of course, festive fun. However, once things start winding down, we can tend to start winding back up. From sorting through the aftermath of our holiday budget, to getting ready to head back to school and work, our to-do list can begin growing. This…
  • Turkey Trot 5K Run

    beat-200x200 This Saturday November 26th join Neighbors Emergency Center for the First Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run at Comanche Trail Park West in Odessa, Texas. Check-in opens at 8:00 am and the race starts at 9:00 am. Whether you want to walk or run, this event will be fun for the entire family. Registration is now…
  • Unleash Your Brain Power

    Health and Fitness

    Many people are concerned with their physical health and work hard to keep their bodies in peak condition. But, what about exercising our minds? Although we may rarely think about it, our minds control everything we do from driving our cars, to giving our children hugs. Because our minds regulate everything, it is important to keep them healthy. Here are 5 ways you can keep your mind sharp and active.

  • Keep Your Kids Germ Free This School Year


    Believe it or not, the average American child has six to 10 colds every year. This results in colds being the leading cause for doctor’s visits and missed school days for children. So, what can parents do to prevent their children from getting sick in a school full of germs daily? The best way to stop germs before they spread is to have a good defense.

  • Start Tabata Training Today


    If you lead an active life, you have probably heard of high intensity interval training or HIIT. The premise behind this kind of training is to perform a series of exercises at 80% to 90% of a person’s maximum heart rate for a short period of time – usually between 30 seconds and one minute. Rest periods in between these exercises can last as long as the training intervals.

  • Which is Better? Running or Walking?


    If you are looking to get into shape by starting a running or walking program, you may be wondering which cardio exercise is better for you. Both running and walking are great ways to lose weight and achieve overall health, but if you are looking to attain certain fitness goals, one activity might better for you than the other…

  • Eating to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

    BNE_Blog_HealthFitness-150x150 Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million Americans over age 65, and currently, there is no cure. Even though Alzheimer’s has a genetic predisposition, new studies show that what you eat can possibly prevent the disease. A new diet called the MIND diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) might lower your chances of getting Alzheimer’s…
  • Exercise for a Good Night’s Sleep


    Sleep is essential for many things in life, including happiness, productivity, and health. Experts have long cited the benefits that a night of zzzs can provide for your body, but some nights, that precious shut-eye seems elusive. When sleep won’t come, people try many different things to encourage it, including taking medication, restricting access to electronics, or drinking warm milk before bedtime…

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