How Do You Want to Age?

You’re going to your high school reunion and you want to look fabulous. But your back ache seems to have become your new best friend. Every day that you look in the mirror, you’re reminded that change is inevitable, and with change, comes loss. Too often aging is characterized by limited mobility, pain, loss of [...]

By | June 2nd, 2018|Health, Wellness|Comments Off on How Do You Want to Age?

Wired for God: The Basis of our Health and Well-Being

The Human body is amazing! Truly, it is God’s best handiwork. Think about the way it functions—the brain, for example. This part of our being has the capacity to continue to grow as long as we nurture it in the right way. Much of this growth is dependent on our response to pain and pleasure. [...]

By | January 6th, 2016|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on Wired for God: The Basis of our Health and Well-Being

Move, Just Move!

Just as the body knows when it's thirsty and needs water, my body knew my arms were thirsting for some push-ups and other upper-body exercises these past couple days. I was experiencing a limp-like feeling in my arms, and it seemed pretty obvious that my arms were saying, "Work me!" While I definitely exercise regularly, [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|Wellness|Comments Off on Move, Just Move!

Tell Me What You Eat

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are” ( Jean Anthelme Brillat). Ouch! What a powerful quote. If we were to apply this quote to our lives, what would our food reveal about us? What would it reveal about who we are? For the Israelites, this would truly be a [...]

By | November 14th, 2013|Christianity, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|0 Comments

3 Tips to Lose Weight this Summer

Their story is similar to that of many others. My coworker, Patsy, 34, and her husband John, 37, had eaten poorly and avoided exercise until they received a wake-up call. Patsy had been gaining weight since her high school days. By her 20s, she was eating out regularly and worked a sedentary job which didn’t [...]

By | May 29th, 2012|Health, Wellness|0 Comments

Treating Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Diabetes is a health condition where the body is unable to produce enough insulin and properly break down glucose (sugar) in the food. Glucose is produced in the liver and the cells of the body need it for energy. Glucose comes from food when we eat, food is digested and the carbohydrates are broken down [...]

A Twist to the Donkey Kicks!

Once again I am providing you with a no excuse exercise. The standard donkey kick works the back of your legs; primarily the hamstrings but making a slight adjustment to this exercise will give you an extra burn on your behind. Here’s how: Step 1: Start on all fours with your wrist directly under your [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|Fitness, Health|0 Comments

The Basics of Weight Training and Cardio

Knowing the amount of rest you need between workouts depends on many different variables. First you must learn to listen to what your body is telling you by being able to identify signs and interpret what exactly you should do. There are some basic rules to strength training. The most important rule being: Never train [...]

By | April 10th, 2011|Fitness|0 Comments