Booty, butt, derriere, backside, rump, fanny, keister, caboose, tush. So many different names for the one body part everyone wants to build, tighten and tone. By far the largest and strongest group of muscles in your body, the gluteals (gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus) and the hamstrings (biceps femoris, semitendinosus and semimembranosus) work […]
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We’re in the last stretch of winter, and spring is right around the corner! But that won’t make these last few weeks of winter any warmer. Wintertime comes with unique challenges for staying healthy, including low temperatures, which can make outdoor activities less likely, and viruses that make infections more likely. In order to maintain […]
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Man, what do I order? The Salted Caramel Mocha looks good…but so does the Java Chip Frappuccino. Stop right there! It’s a trap! What? That’s right. You’re sabotaging all your efforts to be nutritious and healthy with your Starbucks vice. But it’s just coffee! First of all, that’s debatable. But I’ll go into that later. […]
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If you’ve been using your weekends to their athletic maximum to make up for sedentary time during the week, congratulations, weekend warrior! Weekend sports and outdoor adventures like team sports, hikes, swimming and skiing are good for both the mind and the body. Your well-earned weekend recreation has the added benefits of boosting your mood, […]
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