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
I just read a really interesting article in the July/August IDEA Fitness Journal titled, “Zip Code Trumps Genetic Code in Determining Health” by Natalie Digate Muth. I was reminded of facts that I learned in a few classes at SOU last year as I was pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Health – and those facts are that where we live has a huge impact on our health.
Are you living with Diabetes? Are you at risk for pre-diabetes? Unfortunately, I am seeing more and more clients who have been diagnosed with Diabetes and pre-Diabetes. Cardiovascular exercise combined with resistance training can truly help! See the interesting factoids below! Carpe Diem!
Celebrating 15 yrs, we took our own experiences, client testimonies, journal articles, and known field practices and found 1000's of strategies and tips that have helped people become healthier. However, it is clear, that what works for some does not work for all. Something else emerged and we are calling it the Big 5.
When I come into class and see people coming back and feeling and looking better. Even just the look on their face, you can see how much of a difference it makes to start exercising. That makes me want to jump for joy. I see it almost every day. http://data.baltimoresun.com/b/fitness-heroes-2015/profiles/unger.html