The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute defines the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan as a flexible and balanced eating pan that creates a heart-healthy eating style for life.
September is National Yoga Month. This time is used to promote the health benefits of yoga and inspire a healthy lifestyle. Here are 4 ways to celebrate:
Need help and support for everyday task such as carrying heavy objects or rising off the floor? Functional fitness can help by strengthening muscles to promote balance, endurance, and flexibility. These beginner-friendly, strength training exercises mostly use your body weight, and can improve the quality of your life.
Many adults do not complete the recommended amount of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week. Working full time, family responsibilities and social schedules can make it difficult to squeeze time in for a workout. Check out this 10-Minute workout.
With busy schedules that include work, family, and social commitments finding time to work out may seem difficult. But did you know that exercise can help increase your productivity—helping you to look and feel better?
Take a look at these tasty alternatives to rice.
While losing weight you don’t have to lose muscle. Be intentional with your exercise plan and diet as you build muscle while losing fat. Here are ten foods you can add to your diet to support your protein intake.
As we get older our exercise goals change along with our health and fitness needs. Men still want to look and feel good but also need to focus on factors such as longevity and overall health.
Keep active each day by adding these simple activities to your daily routine.
– Take the stairs whenever you can
– Hand wash your car
– Ride your bike to work
– Take a dance class
– Work on your garden
Susan G. is a long-time member of the Orland Park Health & Fitness Center. Sue joined our Center back in February 2007 with her husband, Ray. Their main reason for joining our Center was our location and the extensive machines and amenities we offer the community.
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