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Best Forms of Exercise for Your Body

Everybody is different. Really- every body. This means not every exercise is the best for different age groups, health goals, or physical abilities. The National Institute on Aging indicates four main types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Let’s walk (no pun intended) through each category and discuss which

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Sports Kids America Month

Summer is a great time for kids to get out and get active. One of the best ways to ensure they do so is group sports. Every June, we celebrate Sports America Kids Month to encourage healthy habits and essential life skills in our kids.  Sports are a wonderful thing,

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American Heart Month

February is known as American Heart Month, when we raise awareness about the importance of heart health, talk about disease prevention, and share how to make heart-healthy decisions. As heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, this month is increasingly important to many people across the country. While

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Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season

As an urgent care company, we know the best ways to keep feeling like yourself, regardless of what is going on around you. We’ve talked about our best tips for staying active and eating right during the fall, as well as how to limit stress during the holiday season. Now,

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Self-Improvement Month

September is Self-Improvement Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on all aspects of your life. Are there things you wish you were doing but aren’t? Are there things you wish you weren’t doing but are? Please take a minute to think about these questions and any others that

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Best Ways to Get Outside and Stay Active This Summer

After months spent indoors due to the colder season and quarantine, the summer months are the perfect time to return to the outdoor activities we love. Whether you’re into hiking with friends or gardening with the family, the outdoors provides countless opportunities for you to stay active. If you’re looking

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Finding Time to Exercise While Working From Home

Working from home has been our new normal for most of us for a year now. While it can be nice to attend work meetings in sweatpants and avoid long commutes, there are some downsides to not going into a physical office. When working from home, many people see decreased

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How to Put Your Health First in 2020

Getting a head start and creating new, healthy habits at the beginning of the year can really help you set the tone for the following months. The start to living a healthy lifestyle is as simple as drinking plenty of water, making S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Based) goals,

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Importance of Weight-Bearing Exercise

Weight-bearing exercise is any form of activity that requires you to press against the force of gravity, so essentially any exercise not done in a swimming pool or on certain workout machines that move for/with you. This type of exercise seems typical and common, but the importance of it goes