Get a SMART Start to 2013

Have you set previous New Year’s resolutions  with little success?  If so, don’t give up! 2013 is another year. As you set resolutions, try changing your approach by writing down your goals using SMART goal-setting. This will help to keep what you want to achieve in sight. Specific:  What are you going to do? Measurable:  [...]

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True or False? Balance is essential to an exercise program

True or False?  Balance is an important component of a well-rounded exercise program. The other parts are cardiovascular, weights, and stretching.  Very true! Balance is one component of a balanced exercise program that is often neglected.  Many times you can make an exercise a balance exercise and do a two for one multi-joint and multi [...]

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Video blog: Stability ball exercise “knee tuck”

Starting Position: Lay on ball face down.  “Walk” your hands out until your feet are on the ball. Procedure: Keep your arms straight and bend your knees, pulling the ball towards your chest.  Then straighten your legs out without letting your back sag.  If this is too difficult begin with “walk-outs,” where you simply walk [...]

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Zombie Before Dawn?

Are you one of those people that do not eat breakfast for whatever reason? Are you a Zombie walking to the gym or to work at dawn?  It doesn’t matter your rationale; not eating in the morning is not a good choice for a first shift worker. For a third shift worker, this is a [...]

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Video Blog: God in Human-Form?

The idea of God joining us here on Earth through a virgin birth is pretty amazing. In this message, Bishop Don shows us that God became a person through Jesus Christ to connect with us, to love us and to save us.

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True or False? 15 reps are best for toning

True or False?  Weight lifting and doing 15 repetitions of each exercise is the perfect number to increase muscle tone and strength. This one is false! There is no magic number of repetitions with will sculpt, tone or bulk the body.  There are many different methods to achieve the goal of strength and tone. Exercising [...]

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Cheddar Shrimp Nachos

Recipe supplied by Elizabeth Hill, RD, CD with Agnesian HealthCare Healthy option for your game day party or holiday celebration! 2 Tbsp fat-free Italian dressing, divided ¾ pound frozen, cooked and cleaned medium shrimp (thawed) 1 red pepper, chopped 1 Tbsp pepper 6 cups low-sodium tortilla chips (8 ounces) 1 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded [...]

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