Active Living Tips

How Being Active and Limiting Inactivity Differ

This article was first published on El Paso Inc. on September 26, 2018 http://www.elpasoinc.com/special_sections/el_paso_kids_inc/how-being-active-and-limiting-inactivity-differ/article_21f8bdc8-c1c7-11e8-a6e1-bf7184b2bb3b.html We all know how important it is to be physically active, but did you know that it is just as important – or maybe more so – to limit physical inactivity? Wait, isn’t that the same thing? Not quite.  Physical activity
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Building an Exercise Toolbox for Your Patients or Clients with Obesity

This 2 ¾ hour in-person course is the first of a four-part series that presents current evidence-based approaches pertaining to the benefits and application strategies of physical activity and exercise for the management of obesity and its comorbidities. This course is appropriate for clinical and community-based allied health and fitness professionals who work with adults with different levels of
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Chill Out this Summer – By Leah Whigham

With the temperatures running high this summer, finding ways to eat healthy and be active while beating the heat, are especially important. Here are some tips on both fronts: Eat healthy while staying cool: Try some new combinations for sandwiches and wraps. You don’t need to turn the oven on and it is a great
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Creating an Active Workplace – By Leah Whigham

In the last issue of our newsletter, we talked about Creating a Healthy Workplace and promised a follow-up on ways to move at work. Often times, people think of moving more as a means to burn more calories, but moving more has other health benefits such as improvements in productivity, sleep quality, stress management, and blood
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