Health & Fitness

Culture’s Chronic Anxiety Problem – Health & Fitness
Health & Fitness

Culture’s Chronic Anxiety Problem – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt As a fitness professional, I know blood pressure needs to be measured regularly and must be controlled....
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Facts About Smoking And Smokers
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Facts About Smoking And Smokers

By: Janet Hunt Smoking is bad for most of your body and causes many diseases, such as lung cancer, heart...
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Heart Healthy Diet – Health & Fitness
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Heart Healthy Diet – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt A heart healthy diet is a diet that is low in cholesterol, saturated fat, sugar, and sodium...
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What is Coronary Artery Disease?
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What is Coronary Artery Disease?

By: Janet Hunt Coronary artery disease happens when fatty plaques build up in the coronary arteries. This fatty plaque buildup...
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Menopause Does Not Cause Weight Gain
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Menopause Does Not Cause Weight Gain

By: Janet Hunt As you age, maintaining your usual weight becomes more difficult. Many women gain weight around the time...
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Health & Fitness – Nutrient Deficiencies
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Health & Fitness – Nutrient Deficiencies

By: Janet Hunt I am not an advocate for dietary supplements. With a well-balanced diet, most people can obtain all...
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Top 10 Reasons Why Older Adults Should Exercise
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Top 10 Reasons Why Older Adults Should Exercise

By: Janet Hunt From the American Council on Exercise (ACE) It’s becoming increasingly clear to the medical community that it’s...
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Sleep – Health & Fitness
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Sleep – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt The Institute of Medicine reports that 50-70 million adults in this country have sleep or wakefulness disorders....
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Move It!! –  Health & Fitness
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Move It!! – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Physical activity reduces the risk of nearly three dozen harmful conditions and life-threatening diseases. Medical dictionaries, fitness...
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Health Care Costs You Can Control
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Health Care Costs You Can Control

By: Janet Hunt It is a sad state of affairs in our country that it costs less to eat junk...
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Fitness Myths – Health & Fitness
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Fitness Myths – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt In this time of “fake news,” I am going to review a few myths that are out...
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Trailblaze Challenge – Make-A-Wish Foundation
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Trailblaze Challenge – Make-A-Wish Foundation

By: Janet Hunt I have taken a fitness challenge – The Trailblaze Challenge. I have signed up to hike 26.3...
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Flexibility Exercise – Health & Fitness
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Flexibility Exercise – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Flexibility exercises are stretching exercises for the purpose of increasing your range of motion around a joint....
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Core Exercises For The Beginner – Health & Fitness
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Core Exercises For The Beginner – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Developing core strength is important at the beginning of any exercise program. The first step in training...
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Nutrition And Tthe Aging Brain – Health And Fitness
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Nutrition And Tthe Aging Brain – Health And Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Besides exercise, proper nutrition keeps an aging brain healthy. The Mediterranean dDiet and DASH (Dietary Approaches to...
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Holiday Stress or Holiday Blues
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Holiday Stress or Holiday Blues

By: Janet Hunt Exercise may help! Research has shown that certain levels of physical activity can positively affect mental health...
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Misleading Labels On Foods
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Misleading Labels On Foods

By: Janet Hunt The other day, I pulled out some small center cut pork chops for dinner. As I was...
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Vestibular System – Health & Fitness
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Vestibular System – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt I have been teaching a Silver Sneaker™ Flex Stability class at East Limestone Senior Center for over...
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Fitness Classes “Outside” The Gym
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Fitness Classes “Outside” The Gym

By: Janet Hunt Below is a list of fitness classes offered in the Athens area, outside of a gym, that...
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Cost Of Diabetes In The USA
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Cost Of Diabetes In The USA

By: Janet Hunt With all the talk about healthcare, how much it costs this country, and whether it is a...
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