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Exercise’s Effect on Cognitive Function

It is well known that regular exercise has a beneficial affect on “cardiovascular fitness and function, muscular strength, bone mineral density, weight management, metabolic health, disease prevention and management, as well as mortality.”3 Another benefit of exercise...

Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC)

Personally Fit now offers a class called Afterburn. This class is only a half hour and takes place during lunch time so that people can participate during the work day. One of the goals of this class is to continue to burn calories after the class has ended. How is it...

Exercise and Immunity

Did you know that by participating in physical activity and exercise, you are helping yourself fight off germs? By exercising at a moderate intensity, you are boosting your immune system and thereby fighting off illnesses. Other ways to help your immune system is to...

A Review of Cancer Fighting Foods

Good Morning everyone! Wellness Wednesday yesterday was a review of Cancer Fighting Foods and a taste test session!!! Last week I gave you the statistic that 1 in 2 American men and 1 in 3 American women will deal with cancer in their lifetimes. I am working to keep...

PLU Code System for Produce

Hi Everyone! We had a great session yesterday for Wellness Wednesday!! A couple of weeks ago we were discussing the PLU code system for produce. You know, those little stickers on your apples and bananas that have a 5 digit code? Well, if you haven't paid attention to...