Exercise & Fitness 

 This educational program was developed to provide resources and tools for our community members so that they can recognize and act upon the importance of staying physically fit. A regular exercise routine is a powerful tool in the prevention and treatment of a variety of chronic conditions.

8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain: Back pain is one of the most excruciating sensations one can experience. Pain can be caused by a chronic condition such as ankylosing spondilitis or scoliosis, a sudden accident, lack of activity, or constant strain. It causes us...

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise: The physical benefits of regular exercise are fairly obvious and well documented.  Along with weight loss and increased energy, exercise can also provide many mental health benefits that the general public is less aware of.  Even...

Exercise Made Simple: Tips for Baby Boomers

Exercise Made Simple: Tips for Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers (1946-1964) often think it is too late for them to start a healthy fitness plan. The truth is, taking simple strides toward incorporating exercise daily is just as important for baby boomers as it is for younger generations. There is no need to train for...

Exercise & Heart Disease: By The Numbers

Exercise & Heart Disease: By The Numbers

Exercise and Heart Disease - By The Numbers: Regular exercise is one of the most effective ways to prevent heart disease. Statistics that support the link between fitness routines and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease continue to pile up. This evidence will...

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise: The physical benefits of regular exercise are fairly obvious and well documented.  Along with weight loss and increased energy, exercise can also provide many mental health benefits that the general public is less aware of.  Even...