by Jackie Smith I decided that now would be a good time to bid all my readers a fond farewell. For several months I’ve struggled to come up with anything that wasn’t simply a different version of everything that has been covered in my columns for the past nine years. […]
by Jackie Smith The title may imply the idea of losing weight fast however it’s meant to refer to the new beliefs...
By Jackie Smith Last month I offered a check list to see how healthy your heart is. I promised to offer some strategies...
by Jackie Smith Everyday somewhere we read about the prevalence of heart disease for both men and women, but would you...
It’s a brand New Year so now is a great time to re-evaluate health goals. Exercising, eating healthier and making time to keep the body and mind in good shape is high up on the list. For many people it means getting back to the basics that make sense and […]Read more ›
When we think about watching our weight we often concentrate on what we are eating and forget what a difference what we drink can make. Since the holidays are over, many of you will look back and say, “thanks a lot for not telling us this sooner”. Sorry, but it […]Read more ›
Equipment: Dumbbells Since we are falling into colder weather and will be spending more time indoors, I’m offering another suggestion for a full body workout with little equipment necessary. This workout is designed for you to complete two sets of each rotation. Each ‘rotation’ consists of two different exercises that […]Read more ›
A few months ago, while working in my front yard to clean up the mess that the bad Spring storm left us with, I tweaked my right calf muscle ever so slightly. It was a simple tweak/pull felt after what I thought was a normal step. After shaking it out […]Read more ›
Every fitness program or routine should be considered with balance in mind. That is, any exercises chosen should be with consideration toward opposing muscles of the same area or joints on the body. For instance one of the biggest mistakes often seen are with people who do a lot more […]Read more ›
by Jacqueline Smith, PFT Then I go inside to the air conditioning and my appetite returns. Does this sound familiar? It’s not in your head. We really do tend to eat more when we are cool. So I’m taking advantage of this heat wave here in mid-August before the return […]Read more ›