Running is a simple way to get in shape and improve your health. Don’t let common running myths prevent you from becoming a runner. Stewart Sanders, physical therapist and director of Sharp Rees-Stealy’s Running Clinic, explains what’s fact and what’s fiction behind these five myths about running. Age causes running injuries. You can start running … Continue reading 5 Running Myths You Shouldn’t Believe!
5 tips to manage anxiety at work We’ve all had one of those days at work: A mistake made on a big project, a rocky meeting with a new manager, even a paper jam in the printer. All can cause stress. However, if you have an anxiety disorder, these situations — as well as everyday … Continue reading 5 Tips to Manage Anxiety at Work
10 healthy eating tips for surviving holiday parties The holiday season brings an abundance of feasts, parties and indulgent foods. At home, work and social events, we are bombarded with sugary and high-fat treats that are difficult to turn down. In addition, meal planning and exercise are often punted to the back burner to make … Continue reading 10 Healthy Eating Tips for Surviving Holiday Parties
Whether it’s carrying heavy grocery bags up a flight of stairs, playing with your kids or putting more vigor in your household chores, everyday activities could be the key to including high-quality exercise in each day. You’ve probably heard of the popular high-intensity interval training, but what about high-intensity incidental physical activity? Incidental exercise consists … Continue reading Could everyday activity help keep you fit?
Simple ways to increase your daily steps In the age of fancy fitness watches and step trackers, you have likely heard about the importance of taking at least 10,000 steps a day. But is 10,000 really a magic number? For many people, that goal may be out of reach. Olga Hays is an American Council … Continue reading Simple Ways to Increase Your Daily Steps!
The key to healthy eating is not a mystery. There is no elusive secret that only a few health nuts or registered dietitians know. However, a little knowledge and awareness goes a long way to unlocking the door to healthy living. Melissa Hughes, a registered dietitian with the Sharp Rees-Stealy Center for Health Management, offers … Continue reading Eat better, think better, feel better