Monthly Health Tips: May

Monthly Health Tips: May

Stretch of the Month Jackknife! How to – Sit on floor with legs extended in front of you.  With back flat, hinge forward at hips and extend arms toward your toes to the point of tension.  Hold for 15-30 seconds. Straighten back up and extend arms toward toes...
Punishment vs. Praise

Punishment vs. Praise

Developing a passion for physical activity is critical for a long healthy life.  People who get up early to run for miles, adjust their schedules to go to the gym, push themselves in exercise classes or during personal training sessions, or cycle to work every day all...
Healthy Recipe: Cobb Salad

Healthy Recipe: Cobb Salad

If you have leftover hard boiled eggs after your Easter egg hunt, turn them into this delicious, healthy salad.  Serves 4.   Cobb Salad 3 tablespoons white-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons finely minced shallot 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon freshly ground...
Monthly Health Tips: April

Monthly Health Tips: April

Stretch of the Month Prone on Elbows! How to –  Lie on your stomach with your feet together.  Lift your head and shoulders while resting on your forearms with your elbows directly under your shoulders.  Relax lower back and abdomen into floor. Hold for 30-60...
Hydrofracking

Hydrofracking

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” is a means of extracting natural gas by pressure-drilling a mix of water, sand and chemicals more than a mile vertically and horizontally into the earth.  The sand and chemicals break up the dense rock to release methane, the...