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More Holiday Gift Ideas

December 2, 2011 by Mary Ireland

If you are still struggling with the perfect gift for someone on your list – consider a book. I like giving books because a book can change a person’s life forever. The book on the top of my list this year is The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion: Revolutionary Program That Lets You Rediscover […]

Two New Ways to Improve Your Odds of Avoiding Diabetes

November 22, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Diabetes is the fastest-growing disease in history. The numbers are staggering; it is estimated that 80 million people in the United States have diabetes or are on the verge of developing it. In the face of these stunning statistics, it is amazing that most type 2 diabetes is preventable. In addition, it is estimated that […]

Don’t Sit Still for This

November 18, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the finds from a new study regarding sedentary behaviors, the risk of cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Winning the Exercise Head Game

September 23, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses ways to circumvent your mental blocks to exercise.

On Finding Time and Making Exercise Happen

September 13, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Have you ever told someone that you don’t have time to do something that they suggested you do? I remember telling my daughters that I didn’t have time to do scrapbooking; now that I think about it, I guess that I did have the time. I think we quickly scan our lives and, often in […]

The Fountain of Youth Discovered

September 9, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Athletes training in their 40s and 50s are “100 times” better than sedentary people in their 20s according to Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, a professor of pediatrics and medicine at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. That is a very bold statement. Other research corroborates the advantages that physically fit people have over those who are sedentary. […]

It All Works Together

August 26, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research on habits to stay healthy and how the different systems of the body works together.

Built to Move

August 5, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the importance of movement and new studies on activity as a preventative for cognitive impairment.

The Stroke Belt

July 8, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research on neurodegeneration and how exercise can help.

Summertime Exercise

July 1, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Summer time is officially here and brings its own exercise challenges. When I lived in Dallas, it wasn’t uncommon for it be 85 degrees temps at 6:30 a.m. This is typically when I would go for my run. I really couldn’t get into lunchtime running when the temperatures were above 100 degrees. Maybe my body […]