Tag: exercise

This First Step to Weight Loss Is … Sleep?

woman sleepingWhen it comes to losing weight, we’ve heard it all comes down to proper diet and exercise. But even if you’re watching your weight and exercising on a regular basis, you could still have a hard time losing weight. If you’re looking to get into shape then you may be excited to hear that quality sleep is just as important as diet and exercise.

Being Prepared in Case of a Fall

falls graphicAs you or your loved one get older, falls may be something that you have to plan for. Falls happen for many reasons – stiff joints, vision changes, illness or a medication that affects balance. So what can you do to help put your mind at ease and help ensure the safety of your family?

Burn Calories without Exercise

Stroll down the aisles of any department store these days, and your eye will be drawn to an appealing collection of labor-saving gadgets. These can include everything from snow blowers and electric hedge trimmers to remote controls for the TV and DVD player.

It’s enough to alarm every health and exercise expert in the land and for good reason. These labor-savers are associated with America’s slide toward laziness.