womenTALK: Wellness in Practice

Thursday, Sep 18th 2014

#TotalBodyThursday: Dead Lift to Overhead Press

authored by Vera Sizensky

New to #TotalBodyThursday? Check out the details, here.

This move is a booty-sculpting secret. When I was getting in shape for my wedding four years ago, I discovered dead lifts. The key is to not lift with your back, which could cause injury. Really focus on lifting with your legs and butt.

SO … ARE YOU READY?

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Thursday, Sep 11th 2014

#TotalBodyThursday: Burpee Exercise

authored by Vera Sizensky

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I'm going to be honest: I hate this exercise. That said, it's super effective at torching calories and sculpting lean muscle.

Brace yourself and get ready for a metabolism-spiking exercise.

SO … ARE YOU READY?

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Monday, Sep 08th 2014

Back-to-School Breakfasts: Keep It Simple and Healthy

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

On harried, hurried school mornings, it may seem sugary cereal with milk is the easiest breakfast option.

The truth: It doesn't take long to serve a healthy breakfast—and the benefits are well worth the effort.

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Wednesday, Sep 03rd 2014

What You Need to Know About Age-Related Vision Loss

authored by Vera Sizensky

Close your eyes. This is how nearly 15 million seniors in the United States are living—battling severe vision loss and legal blindness due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Wednesday, Sep 03rd 2014

Back to School, Back to Fitness

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

Now that the kids are back to school, are you hopeful you'll find more time to exercise? I speak from experience when I say that you won't find the time unless you schedule the time.

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Thursday, Aug 28th 2014

#TotalBodyThursday: Bosu Ball Push-up

authored by Vera Sizensky

New to #TotalBodyThursday? Check out the details, here.

The best exercises are the ones that almost make you fall over. When you challenge your balance, you challenge your core while calling on your other muscles for backup.

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Monday, Aug 25th 2014

Medical Mysteries Solved With Crowdsourcing

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

Have you ever watched the medical drama House on TV and wished your real-life doctor had the diagnostic skills of Dr. Gregory House (played by Hugh Laurie)? He diagnoses even the most obscure diseases—quickly and without fail.

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Thursday, Aug 21st 2014

#TotalBodyThursday: Medicine Ball Squat and Press

authored by Vera Sizensky

New to #TotalBodyThursday? Check out the details, here.

In the past month I've lost nearly 5 pounds. Want to know my secret? I am constantly chasing my daughter Lena—who is almost 1!—around the house. Well, that plus a few other things …

How I keep active:

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Tuesday, Aug 19th 2014

Healthy End of Summer Food and Wine Pairings

by Alyssa Rapp, Founder & CEO, Bottlenotes, Inc.

It seems hard to believe that summer is already drawing to a close. Nonetheless, there are still a few crucial warm-weather weekends that are ripe opportunities for summer entertaining and en plein air eating and drinking.

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