Blogs about Health And Fitness

Thursday, October 22, 2015 • Westfield, NJ 07090
Raritan Valley GYROTONIC®
Turn Back the clock, with the GYROKINESIS® Method at Raritan Valley Gyrotonic located at 228 south ave Fanwood, New Jersey 07023 For more information on our studio go to our website
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Portland, OR 97229-8924
Jacqueline's Blog
Lifestyle Medicine is a branch of medicine dealing with research, prevention and treatment of disorders caused by lifestyle factors such as nutrition, physical inactivity, and chronic stress. The leading causes of mortality and healthcare costs worldwide are chronic diseases, resulting from lifestyle and environmental factors. The economic burden of poor lifestyle choices is no longer sustainable and impossible to ignore. Most chronic diseases are preventable!
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 • Winfield, IL 60190
Functional Fitness- For Stronger Living
I used to reference the RDA measures for water intake and discuss 3.2L for men and 2.9L for women to my clients. I would mention that some hydration comes from your food (like the 9-13 servings of fruits and vegetables you should be eating everyday) and some from the liquids you drink (straight water and other beverages). Empathetically, I might quote a company that manufactures high tech body composition testing equipment who use total body water readings and admit to using a suboptimal average in their calculations because virtually everyone is dehydrated to a degree.
Friday, October 09, 2015 • Winfield, IL 60190
Functional Fitness- For Stronger Living
So much for September. Hello Halloween. Although it is a goal of mine to write more often, I only do when I am inspired AND make the time (aka make it a priority). Truth quote: "there are no excuses OR reasons, only priorities." Food for thought: will power doesn't exist and behavior change is accomplished when you believe that your efforts are worth it (aka belief leads to change).  
Friday, September 18, 2015
In it to win it...
Growing up I always wanted to be a an Excercise/Physical Therapist.  Living in a household with a mother with multiple sclerosis, I always wanted to figure out how to help the body help itself.  Watching my mother struggle and progressively go from a cane, to a walker, to wheel chair bound, haul around several pill boxes of medicines, and go to several doctors across the country, and spend summers in the hospital after set backs with her illness caused me to want to help in some sort of way.  I used to go to physical theapy appointments with her and they would