Heart health is important. Just ask Scott Kowalski. On May 12, 2014, Scott suffered a stroke caused by a heart issue. He had just pulled into his driveway at home. Without warning, his left side became paralyzed and he collapsed.Read Article
Winter in the Midwest can be a challenge for anyone. But for older folks, cold temperatures and blustery weather can pose an even higher risk of injury. Check out these winter safety tips so you can stay safe and enjoy the season.Read Article
People often think in order to see major changes in weight or improvements in health they need to take up running or jump right into some sort of vigorous activity. Depending on your fitness goals, limitations, and exercise experience, this may not be the answer for you. If vigorous activity is not for you, consider walking. It’s a great activity. If done consistently for the recommended duration, walking can be healthier than its more vigorous counterpart: running.
In college, I had terrible sleep habits. I’d stay up late to study, to hang out with friends, or to pick up the late shift. I always assumed I could make up for missing sleep on the weekends, but realistically, that never happened. Now that I’m out of college, I’m not even sure how I was able to function on less than six or seven hours of sleep a night! Sleep has become the reward for a long, full day, to get me ready to take on the next one.