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Yes, Fitness Can Help Prevent Disease

Avoiding sickness has definitely been at the forefront of everyone’s mind for the past 7 months. More-so this year than ever before in our lives for the majority of us. We’re told to avoid activities and places that were a normal part of our lives just a few short months ago. We’re reminded to stay 6 feet away from everyone but those in our own household. We are endlessly washing our hands, and hand sanitizer has become a valuable commodity. And facemasks are such a thing that they’ve become a fashion statement.

But there’s a crucial disease-prevention strategy that continues to be glossed over.

Online Personal Training, What Is It and Is It For You?

Common Questions about Live Virtual Training:
 How online sessions work, and how they compare to your workouts in the studio.
How effective can a workout done at home really be? Can you really improve your balance strength and mobility even while homebound?
 How much space should you have and how much equipment is needed?
 How long are the sessions and how many per week?
What is the difference between following a ‘made for the masses’ DVD or YouTube workout vs, having the live coaching and support of your trainer with a program custom made for you.
Training around injuries:  How Live Virtual Training will allow you to train safely despite the  “issues in your tissues” Meaning I can address any injuries or limitations because we are live rather than prerecorded.

Why is Weight Training Important as We Get Older?

There is no doubt you have heard that engaging in regular exercise is crucial for good health. And perhaps you have even taken this to heart and begun exercising.  For most older adults this typically means walking, either outside or on a treadmill, or another activity that is designed to get the heart and lungs…

The Hidden Dangers of Filtered Water

Only one in three of Americans drinks unfiltered tap water.  The other 67% is split equally between bottled and home filtered water.

While I keep bottled water on hand for guests because it is convenient, for my own drinking water, I have gone the filtered route for about as long as I can remember. Although bottled water overall is pretty inexpensive,  a case of 16.9 oz bottles is just over 3 gallons of water. Where one water filter will provide between 25-40 gallons. So, at least for me, it’s still much more economical to purchase replacement filters than it would be to continue to buy cases upon cases of water.

But there is a hidden danger to filtered water that many people aren’t aware of.

If you’re like me you think filtered water is cleaner and has fewer contaminants then tap water.

Common contaminants in tap water

Nitrates
Arsenic
Microorganisms, bacteria and viruses
Aluminum 
Fluoride

Unfortunately, filtered water can make you sick!

Wait!….. What?

Read on to learn what may be lurking in your filtered water.

A Growing Problem

Even A Pandemic Doesn’t Interfere With Maintaining Fitness Inactivity and excess weight among older people is a growing problem in North America, Europe and the entire developed world. Now, amid the COVID 19 crisis, it can complicate health even more for the millions of people who are overweight. But one woman in Mount Joy –…

Summertime, Summertime, Sum-Sum-Summertime is Here

Even now with things so off-kilter and normal routine completely out the window, the sunshine and warmth just make us happy ( at least it does me!) and make it easier to be active, with working in the garden, swimming, hiking, golf, tennis… so many options to be healthy.

And, with all the fresh summer produce for truly nutritious colorful meals and plenty of chance to get your vitamin D, there’s no better time to renew your commitment to living well and making healthy habits a priority.

So, How can you take full advantage of the season?

Yes, Fitness Can Help Prevent Disease

Avoiding sickness has definitely been at the forefront of everyone’s mind for the past 7 months. More-so this year than ever before in our lives for the majority of us. We’re told to avoid activities and places that were a normal part of our lives just a few short months ago. We’re reminded to stay 6 feet away from everyone but those in our own household. We are endlessly washing our hands, and hand sanitizer has become a valuable commodity. And facemasks are such a thing that they’ve become a fashion statement.

But there’s a crucial disease-prevention strategy that continues to be glossed over.

Online Personal Training, What Is It and Is It For You?

Common Questions about Live Virtual Training:
 How online sessions work, and how they compare to your workouts in the studio.
How effective can a workout done at home really be? Can you really improve your balance strength and mobility even while homebound?
 How much space should you have and how much equipment is needed?
 How long are the sessions and how many per week?
What is the difference between following a ‘made for the masses’ DVD or YouTube workout vs, having the live coaching and support of your trainer with a program custom made for you.
Training around injuries:  How Live Virtual Training will allow you to train safely despite the  “issues in your tissues” Meaning I can address any injuries or limitations because we are live rather than prerecorded.

Why is Weight Training Important as We Get Older?

There is no doubt you have heard that engaging in regular exercise is crucial for good health. And perhaps you have even taken this to heart and begun exercising.  For most older adults this typically means walking, either outside or on a treadmill, or another activity that is designed to get the heart and lungs…