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Get your Zen OnBody & Mind

Get your Zen On

Discover the stress reducing, health inducing power of Tai Chi and Yoga. It’s one thing to take vacation and put
Get Refreshed: The Benefits of WaterBody & Mind

Get Refreshed: The Benefits of Water

As summer heats up, nothing beats water to keep you hydrated and cool, and to boost your well-being. Here in
4 Ways to Feel the Burn this SummerBody & Mind

4 Ways to Feel the Burn this Summer

Four great activities to add to your summer fitness plan and amp up the calorie burn.  The good kind of
Ride On! Bicycling Safety TipsBody & Mind

Ride On! Bicycling Safety Tips

In celebration of National Bike Month, Roper St. Francis rolls out some tips for safe riding, and hopes readers will
There’s Still Time to Spring Clean Your LifeBody & Mind

There’s Still Time to Spring Clean Your Life

While summer may be just around the corner, you still have time to do some spring cleaning. From household allergens
Are Healthy Relationships the Key to Happiness?Body & Mind

Are Healthy Relationships the Key to Happiness?

In a world where we’re all working to be smarter, fitter and wealthier, science shows a surprising place where we
Stretching Tips from a ProBody & Mind

Stretching Tips from a Pro

Tennis player, Shelby Rogers discusses the importance of stretching before exercise and shares tips to keep you in good health. 
And Now for the Other Side of the BridgeBody & Mind

And Now for the Other Side of the Bridge

In part 3 of a 3 part series, Roper St. Francis podiatrist Dr. Jeff Armstrong provides recommendations for maintaining your
Bridge Run Prep: Part 2 of 3Body & Mind

Bridge Run Prep: Part 2 of 3

In part 2 of a 3 part series, Roper St. Francis podiatrist Dr. Jeff Armstrong provides recommendations for Bridge Run
Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?Body & Mind

Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?

Dr. Valerie Scott with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners discusses the benefits of fitness trackers and how they work.
Conquer the Bridge Run: Part 1 of 3Body & Mind

Conquer the Bridge Run: Part 1 of 3

Roper St. Francis Healthcare podiatrist Dr. Jeff Armstrong offers a 3-part series to help you meet your Bridge Run goals.
It’s Anti-Hibernation Time! Five Tips for Winter FitnessBody & Mind

It’s Anti-Hibernation Time! Five Tips for Winter Fitness

Between winter’s chill and short days, it can be hard to get motivated to exercise. Plus, the body just seems
Have a Ball at Work!Body & Mind

Have a Ball at Work!

Kristy Mills is one of the 600-some Roper St. Francis teammates who have recently moved into new, airy and bright
Best Bedtime Snacks for Good SleepBody & Mind

Best Bedtime Snacks for Good Sleep

Sleep is essential for good health. Sleep deprivation can lead to various health problems. Eating a satisfying snack before bedtime
What do Hormones have to do with Eating?Body & Mind

What do Hormones have to do with Eating?

Hormones sometimes get a bad rap. When things in our body aren’t working just right we have a tendency to
Playing Catch Up?Body & Mind

Playing Catch Up?

The good news? The days are getting warmer and longer. The bad news? With the upcoming shift to Daylight Savings
Physical and Emotional NeedsBody & Mind

Physical and Emotional Needs

Day to day life stressors have the ability to take a toll on our emotional and physical well-being. When the
The Benefits of Yoga for EveryoneBody & Mind

The Benefits of Yoga for Everyone

Yoga is a discipline practiced for health and relaxation. It includes breath control, simple meditation and specific body postures. The
Transform Your Body with Strength TrainingBody & Mind

Transform Your Body with Strength Training

If you’ve been a couch potato too long you are probably wondering how you can possibly get into shape. Don’t
The Many Benefits of ActivityBody & Mind

The Many Benefits of Activity

Exercise has a negative connotation so let’s think positive and call it activity, which is so much more pleasant. Incorporating
Stress is Sometimes Part of Weight Management IssuesBody & Mind

Stress is Sometimes Part of Weight Management Issues

The word should is toxic. We all believe we can accomplish more (we should do this and should do that)
Creatures of HabitBody & Mind

Creatures of Habit

Being creatures of habit can be both a positive and a negative. Sleep, and the lack of sleep, are habits
Pat Yourself on the Back!Body & Mind

Pat Yourself on the Back!

Sometime, hopefully many times, in your life you have praised someone for a job well done, but when was the
Resistance TrainingBody & Mind

Resistance Training

Weight loss can be more effective and sustainable when combined with resistance training. With any weight loss program the first