Exercise – the Way to Happiness

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How often have you said, “I just want to be *happy*”? Perhaps you have been on the giving or receiving end of the phrase, “I just want _you_ to be *happy*.” You are not alone. It seems more people are in a perpetual pursuit of *happiness*. Happiness* is an inherently subjective construct. Cultural differences, past experiences and individual expectations all play…

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What Causes Muscle Cramps?

What Causes Muscle Cramps? Do you ever experience muscle cramps?  I know I have and they are not fun! What Causes Muscle Cramps? Muscle cramps  Muscle Cramps can stop athletes in their tracks. Although they usually go away within seconds or minutes, the abrupt, harsh, involuntary muscle contractions can cause mild-to-severe agony and immobility, often accompanied by knotting…

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Inactivity and Covid 19

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Do you have a pre-existing condition that puts you at risk for the Covid 19 virus? We have all heard about preexisting conditions as they relate to COVID-19 which has centered on diseases like obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as on poor habits like smoking. Largely absent from this conversation has been physical inactivity. Recent research…

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A Guide to At Home Workouts

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Do you feel that in order to have an effective or high-quality workout it can only happen in a gym or studio setting where you have access to large and/or fancy equipment? Or do you believe making progress toward fitness goals must cost a fortune in both money and time? Here’s some good news: You can get in a quality workout at home by…

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