Tag: exercise

Beware of the Chair!

Beware of the Chair!

For a longer life, move around every 30 minutes.
4 Ways to Feel the Burn this Summer

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
Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?

Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?

Dr. Valerie Scott with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners discusses the benefits of fitness trackers and how they work.
It’s Anti-Hibernation Time! Five Tips for Winter Fitness

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
10 Things Men Should Do to Stay Healthy

10 Things Men Should Do to Stay Healthy

Tips for Men’s Health Month June means time for summer vacations and spending lots of time outdoors, which corresponds nicely
New Year’s Resolutions 101

New Year’s Resolutions 101

A new year is upon us and if you are like most of us, you may be thinking of making
The Benefits of Yoga for Everyone

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
The Many Benefits of Activity

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
Obesity

Obesity

There are several definitions of obesity. If one looks in the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition reads: a condition that is
Important Things Women Should Do to Stay Healthy

Important Things Women Should Do to Stay Healthy

May is a busy month indeed with all the spring activities, graduations and Mother’s Day. It is also Women’s Health
Resistance Training

Resistance Training

Weight loss can be more effective and sustainable when combined with resistance training. With any weight loss program the first
March Madness: Brackets for Health?

March Madness: Brackets for Health?

In case you live under a rock, here’s a friendly heads up that it’s “game on” for hoops fans. Yep,
Spring Fever – There’s an App for That

Spring Fever – There’s an App for That

No question – this has been a long hard winter here in the South. Many of my patients who usually
Part 2: Beware of Holiday Pitfalls!

Part 2: Beware of Holiday Pitfalls!

In our previous post, Roper St. Francis Dietician Amy Mendez offered some sane reasoning to counter some of the all-or-nothing
Beware of Holiday Pitfalls!

Beware of Holiday Pitfalls!

Now that Thanksgiving leftovers are all gone and the hectic, crazy holiday season is upon us, it’s a good time
Awareness Key to Beating Heart Disease

Awareness Key to Beating Heart Disease

Despite continued advances in cardiovascular care, heart disease is still the No. 1 killer in the U.S. – and it