Getting Active

Pool Moves for Toning Up

Exercising in the pool is a great way to work out and have some fun. The water is supportive, making it easier on joints. The water also offers natural resistance, meaning even gentle movements work the body and improve muscle tone as well as burning a load of calories. Here are some easy exercises to get you started with aquatic exercise.   [Read more]

Take a Stand: 4 Simple Ways to Add Movement to Your Day

Modern life feels like it’s moving at an ever-faster pace, but a lot of it is spent not moving much at all. We spend too much time sitting – whether it’s at our desks, in our cars, or on the couch. Studies show that this lack of movement isn’t healthy; it’s associated with weight gain, lack of energy, back pain, and even decreased life spans. [Read more]

Why Do You Find It So Hard to Workout?

Do you find that going to the gym is a time that you dread each day? Perhaps you do like the idea of starting a new exercise routine, but your enthusiasm doesn’t stick to the end of the week. [Read more]

7 Reasons Why You Should Work Out on a Rowing Machine

Looking for a low-impact exercise that gets great results? Try a rowing machine workout. A lot of people are put off by rowing machines because they look more complicated than a basic treadmill or stationary bike, but they are much easier than they look. [Read more]

How To Be “Ageless” Like Suzanne Somers

Most people know who Suzanne Somers is. What you may not know is she is almost 70 years old. Amazingly, she looks years younger than her actual age. How does she do it? Here are four simple ways you can achieve “the look.” [Read more]

Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms that can be consumed through fermented foods or supplements. Research has shown that establishing the appropriate balance of bacteria in your digestive system is linked to health and wellness.  The idea of probiotics is to provide the appropriate strains of bacteria to create a healthy balance of bacteria in your gut. [Read more]

Workout without Realizing It

Moving more is a core aspect of any successful weight loss program. For whatever reason, it is also one of the challenges people will encounter when trying to lose weight. Exercise isn’t the easiest new habit to adjust to. Starting a gym membership can be expensive and requires working out around people you don’t know. Running or walking through your neighborhood takes a different kind of endurance and willingness to motivate yourself to get outside on your own. For a lot of people, the reason exercise doesn’t happen comes down to the simple fact that there isn’t enough time or energy in a day. [Read more]

Happy July from Dr. Scinta

Happy July! I hope that everybody is getting out and moving during the warmer weather and especially enjoying the sunshine! I absolutely love summers in upstate New York! I hope you do too. [Read more]

Hike Up the Weight Loss Benefits

Medical weight loss presents an opportunity for self-renewal. It is a chance at a fresh start with diet and exercise; a fresh start that is coupled with ongoing support, accountability and encouragement. Exercise is a fundamental component of any successful weight loss program, but that doesn’t mean that you need to spend long hours at the gym. [Read more]

Your Weight Loss Workout Playlist

Among the biggest obstacles facing you while trying to lose weight is your own motivation. Though right now you may feel deeply compelled to stick with the healthy habits that promote successful weight loss, there will inevitably be times when your dedication falters. In times like those, it helps to have tools around that give you a little motivational boost. [Read more]