Going on a Cruise?

Here’s what you need to know ahead of time. Alaska, Bahamas, Europe, the Mediterranean, or the Caribbean—your cruise destination options are endless. If you’ve never been on a cruise, you’re in for an exciting adventure. But are you prepared? Going on a cruise isn’t like showing up at the beach. There’s a lot more to…

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How to Stay Motivated With an Exercise Buddy

Having an exercise buddy can make it easier to stick to your exercise routine. A partner may be just what you need to stay motivated, have fun, and reach your fitness goals. Below are some points to consider for selecting the right exercise buddy so you can work together effectively. Selecting Your Exercise Buddy: 1.…

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Blood clots can be deadly. Know the symptoms

Blood clots can be deadly. Know the symptoms. Called DVT for short, deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot gets stuck in a vein, typically somewhere deep in your leg. In many cases you don’t know it’s there, but if left untreated, DVT can be deadly. Anyone who’s recently had surgery or is immobile…

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Exercising with Diabetes

It lowers your risk of heart disease and stroke, relieves stress, burns calories, lowers high cholesterol and blood pressure, boosts your energy level and mood, and is good for your bones and muscles. In other words, exercise is good for you. Really good. Anyone can benefit from regular physical activity, but for people with type…

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Give Your Exercise Routine a Spring Cleaning

Spring clean your exercise routine to shake off the winter doldrums and get a head start on swimsuit season. Here are some tips for getting ready to work out this spring and for keeping yourself motivated. Preparing For Your Spring Exercise Routine: 1. See your doctor. If you haven’t been active for a while, check…

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