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Forget Chocolate! Red Juices are a Healthier Valentine Alternative
Although chocolates may rule as a popular Valentine gift, those in the mood for a healthier treat can enjoy strawberries, cherries, raspberries, cranberries, watermelon, tomatoes and beets and reap the rewards.
Cherie Calbom, MSN
Reasons to Swim, Train & Play in the Water
Swimming and other water activities allow you to meet your fitness goals with less stress on your joints and muscles. Plus, the water itself is energizing!
Ronda Brodsky, M.S.
3 Reasons Water Aerobics is Awesome During Pregnancy
Study after study show that exercise is crucial for a healthy and happy pregnancy, and water aerobics fits the bill for most prenatal women. Read why.
By Dan Chabert
Move It. Or Lose It!
The real purpose of exercise is not to simply add years to one's life, but rather to add life to one's years!
Karl Knopf, EdD
Targeting Your Core in the Pool
Exercise in the pool is fun and offers an effective option to target the core.
Brock Athey
Eating on a Budget – The 3 P's
Quick tips to Plan, Purchase & Prepare inexpensive yet nutritious meals.
USDA
Progressive Resistance Training
Offset age-related muscle loss.
Harvard Men's Health Watch
Swimming for Heart Health
A water workout in a warm indoor pool may be an appealing alternative that’s also good for the heart.
Harvard Heart Letter
MyPlate. MyWins - Tips for Healthy Eating
Find your healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime with small changes by following the MyPlate building blocks - “MyWins.”
USDA / ChooseMyPlate.gov
AICR Health Talk – Fitness Trackers
Fitness trackers can be helpful tools for tracking physical activity and as a reminder to get moving.
Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND
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