Health & Fitness

Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Sleep – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt The Institute of Medicine reports that 50-70 million adults in this country have sleep or wakefulness disorders....
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Fitness Myths – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt In this time of “fake news,” I am going to review a few myths that are out...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Flexibility Exercise – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Flexibility exercises are stretching exercises for the purpose of increasing your range of motion around a joint....
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Misleading Labels On Foods

By: Janet Hunt The other day, I pulled out some small center cut pork chops for dinner. As I was...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Vestibular System – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt I have been teaching a Silver Sneaker™ Flex Stability class at East Limestone Senior Center for over...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

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...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Health and Fitness – Why Can’t I Sleep?

By: Janet Hunt Often I cannot sleep at night or I sleep very poorly. And I hear the same concern...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Most Supplements are a Waste of Money – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt People in this country spend more than $30 billion per year on dietary supplements. I believe, and...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness – Fiber

By: Janet Hunt Eating healthy may improve your health and lower your need for prescription drugs. Dietary fiber is a...
Read More
Post Image
Health & Fitness

What Is Milk? – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Traditional milk producers want us to drink more cow’s milk because sales and consumption are down due...
Read More
1 2 3 8

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

Athens Now Online 2018