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November is National Diabetes Month – a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). This month our blog posts will focus on how being active can support diabetes prevention and management.
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October 12 is known as World Arthritis Day (WAD). WAD aims to help raise awareness of the existence and impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. If you are experiencing arthritis symptoms, exercising can help.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. The American College of Sport’s Medicine® (ACSM) recommends regular physical exercise for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and for cancer prevention.
Regular exercise has been proven to be one of the methods you can use to help lower your blood pressure. Here are six exercises that are good for people with high blood pressure according to an article in U.S. News:
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.
If you have arthritis, our personal trainers can create a plan that is safe and effective when you purchase a training package. To learn more about personal training, please visit the Member Services desk.
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