How Does Strength Training Improve Your Health As You Get Older?

Why Strength Training is Important as You Age

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You don’t have to lift heavy weights.

As you get older, it’s more important than ever to take care of your health and stay active for as long as possible. The great news is that you can maintain and even improve your health with strength training.

No one wants to think about growing older, but if you stay in shape and keep your muscle tone in great shape, you can avoid some of the problems associated with aging and you won’t need to call a young person to open that jar of pickles for you!
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Know Your Numbers: How To Monitor Your Own Health

How To Monitor Your Own Health

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Is your doctor measuring these numbers?

Is there a need to monitor your own health? We often think if there’s no indication of high blood pressure or high blood sugar, then we must be pretty healthy.

But, we need to take some other numbers into account for an overall picture of our health. You can have normal blood pressure and low blood sugar. Or you can have high cholesterol and it hasn’t led to high blood pressure, yet.

Knowing all of your numbers can give you and your doctor a better picture of your overall health. So when you monitor your own health, what numbers should you know?

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7 Healthy Easter Treats For You And Your Kids

Healthy Easter Treats You’ll All Love

Trying to find healthy Easter treats for you and your kids can be challenging at this time of year. You want your family to have a healthy Easter treatsmemorable Easter, but you’re probably concerned about all of the unhealthy calories in the sheer amount of chocolate that shows up this time every year.

An average size chocolate egg can contain over 1000 calories! So why not try some fun Easter treat alternatives instead?

These “un-chocolate” gifts ideas below will help to make it a fun Easter for all your family, without it becoming a sweets and chocolate overload!

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