You have goals you want to reach and keeping yourself motivated is important. Try these tips to motivate yourself to hit the gym. Make a motivating playlist Whether it’s the latest songs by your favorite music artist or catching up on your favorite tv show, make a playlist that will improve your mood and make […]
Click HERE for a printable version of this month’s Boost Clinics NUTRITION BOOST: Healthy Lunch Prep for Everyone w/Ashley A., RD Wednesday 8/15 1:30pm N/S Conference Room Learn more about packing healthy nutritious lunches for the whole family! COMMUNITY BOOST: Managing Stress Wednesday 8/15 7pm N/S Conference Room Nea Cortez MSW, LSW Behavioral Health […]
Feel the burn with these five exercises that burn more calories than running: Agility ladder You’ll burn a ton of calories with the short bursts of speed, balance, and coordination it takes to finish a full agility ladder circuit. Kettleball swing This exercise works the muscles around your glutes and quads and gets your heart […]
Try these high-fiber foods that are a healthy option to stay full and energized each day. Hummus – Store-bought hummus has about 2.7 grams of fiber in a three-tablespoon serving. Dip your favorite veggies in hummus for a filling snack. Oatmeal – Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which contributes to keeping cholesterol levels in check, and insoluble […]
Exercise is an important part of leading a healthy life. However, rest days are equally important. Not only do you need time to recover from workouts, but rest helps builds muscle. According to Elaine Choung-Hee Lee, Ph.D., associate director of the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Connecticut, “working out causes microscopic tears in […]
It’s the middle of the year and a good time to re-evaluate your fitness goals. Tracking your progress for the year is important to ensure that you haven’t hit a plateau in your fitness plan. Here are a few benefits to tracking your fitness progress: Keeps you committed to your fitness plan Let’s you […]
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