Weight Loss For Diabetes Prevention


Diabetes has become an epidemic in this country and is a disease that has become somewhat second nature to people because we hear so much about it so often. According to diabetes.org “25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes’’ (1). This statistic is astounding! For those of us whom are fortunate enough not to have this disease we must not loss focus the importance of not developing it either. Weight lose is of utmost importance in the prevention of diabetes! Physical activity and weight loss help the body respond better to insulin. By losing … [Read more...]

Fitness Can Be A Lifeline For Cancer Survivors

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Mental and physical stress is definitely two everyday factors in the life of someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. Though a cancer diagnosis of any kind (including common cancers such as breast cancer and even rare cancers like mesothelioma) can cause anxiety and stress, there is something that cancer survivors can do to help improve their day-to-day well being. Cancer patients who exercise consistently have been shown to have lower mortality rates and better quality of life than those patients who are inactive. It may not be the first thing on the mind of a survivor after they come home … [Read more...]

Honnor Moore, Persistent Focused Determination


"Take your healing path seriously and change something today. One little change today will bring a big change tomorrow." - Honnor Moore, from her blog:www.howweheal.blogspot.com Join me in finding inspiration through the journey of Honnor Moore, fitness model champion, who will not let rheumatoid arthritis get the best of her.  Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an auto-immune disease, whereby the body’s immune system painfully attacks healthy tissue, resulting in inflammation of the joints and muscles.  It is a chronic condition and can damage cartilage, tendons, and bones, often leading to … [Read more...]

Healthy Heart = Healthy Woman

Did you know that women experience different symptoms for a heart attack than men?  Believe it...we do!  Many women don't even realize they may be having a heart attack, since the symptoms are less severe than men. Symptoms include: sweats and clammy skin crushing chest pain nausea and dizziness stomach / abdominal pain difficulty breathing / shortness of breath crushing chest pain pressure in your shoulders, back, neck, arms and jaw tightness in chest, difficulty getting full breaths, squeezing feeling in the center of your chest anxiety, or even weakness If you, or … [Read more...]