Getting Active

A Weight Loss Plan For Video Gamers

Posted: Jul 19 in Getting Active, Lifestyle by

Are you fed up with your typical weight loss plan? It may get boring after awhile or be intimidating to do everyday! If you’re looking for a way to mix it up that will help you reach your ideal weight, try a weight loss plan that combines playing video games with proper diet and exercise. [Read more]

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6 Ways Going Outside Can Help You Lose Weight

Posted: Jul 08 in Getting Active, Lifestyle by

Research has shown that spending time in the great outdoors can reduce stress, strengthen immunity and relieve pain. Did you know that going outside can also help you lose weight? [Read more]

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7 Benefits of Using a Rowing Machine for Your Workout

Posted: Jun 29 in Getting Active by

Looking for a low-impact exercise that gets great results? Try a rowing machine workout. [Read more]

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Fuel Your Workout: A Simple Guide to Timing and Planning Nutrition

Posted: Jun 16 in Getting Active, Healthy Eating Menu by

Nearly as important as the workouts you do, is how you fuel them.  The right nutrition for before, during, and after your workouts can help to optimize your training goals, whether you aim to improve body composition, athleticism or overall health. [Read more]

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Ten Positive Habits to Cultivate Now

Posted: Apr 09 in Getting Active, Lifestyle by

Everyday life is a series of daily habits. Most people will acquire at least a few bad habits along the way that they would rather not own. Rather than focus on what is wrong in life and trying to eliminate it, it makes more sense to take a proactive approach and build on the positive and good changes you can incorporate into your life, ultimately crowding out the harmful elements. [Read more]

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Health Benefits From Gardening

Posted: Mar 09 in Getting Active, Lifestyle by

Gardening has long been considered a fun, fulfilling hobby. A nice-looking garden can even be profitable if it improves a home’s value. What gets less attention is the fact that gardening can be good for the gardener’s health. Its benefits are even more important given the focus in recent years on lifestyle diseases like diabetes and depression, both of which can result from being sedentary. It turns out that spending time planting outdoors is a good idea for many reasons. [Read more]

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How to Start Loving Exercise: Strategies for a Happier, Healthier You

Posted: Jan 10 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, WLCNY News by

It’s no secret that exercise is good for your health. But if you’ve never found the motivation to get up and move, it can feel impossible to start loving exercise in a meaningful way. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make exercise a natural part of your life! Here are a few simple strategies that will help you fall in love with exercise. [Read more]

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Exercise as an Aid to Dealing with Depression

Posted: Nov 30 in Getting Active, Lifestyle by

It’s not uncommon to feel a little down in the dumps from time to time. If asked to give an honest answer, nearly everyone would admit to being a bit sad at one time or another. You can wait for the mood to pass or, if you want to be proactive, you can add some elements to your daily routine to boost your mood. Exercise is often a great mood booster for a variety of reasons. Exercise gets those feel-good endorphins pumping and can be key to getting your mood back to its happy place. Exercise can come in many forms. [Read more]

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Boost Your Metabolism to Aid in Weight Loss

Posted: Nov 10 in Getting Active, Obesity Medicine, Obesity Risks by

The key to achieving or maintaining a healthy body weight lies in balancing calorie input with energy output. The process of managing these two functions is your metabolism. In a young, growing child, metabolism is at its highest. After all, it takes a lot of energy to fuel a growing human being from birth to adulthood.

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Calorie Burning Tips for a Healthier Daily Life

Posted: Oct 19 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, WLCNY News by

If you’re trying to lose weight, you might wonder how you can burn more calories. The obvious way is to do more structured exercise, including high-intensity exercise that burns many calories per minute, but there are other ways to subtly boost the number of calories you burn each day. Don’t skip regular workouts, but also consider these seven calorie-burning hacks. [Read more]

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