Tag Archives: tips



Jan 15, 2019
Choosing the Right Pillow

Many people have trouble sleeping, and there are a lot of factors that affect sleep and sleep quality. Stress/anxiety, pain, poor diet, inactivity, illness, are some of the main culprits. A poor fitted pillow can also be a culprit and result in neck pain, tension HA, poor sleep quality, snoring, and acid reflux. Although not […]

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Jan 08, 2019
4 Powerful Exercises that you can do at home…WITHOUT EQUIPMENT

Already having trouble with your Exercise-based New Years Resolution?  You’re definitely not alone! Its easy to dread the little nuances that make going to the gym a pain in the butt: for instance, the crowded spaces, the extra time spent waiting for your favorite machine to open up, the extra sweat left on the bench […]

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Nov 15, 2018
Exercise and the Brain: Why Egg Heads are often Fitness Freaks, and how Exercise can Help Prevent Dementia.

Dementia and cognition or memory associated disorders in old age are becoming more prevalent. Most of us know of, or have a loved one that has suffered from some type of dementia, Alzheimers being more common. In fact health costs related to dementia were 220 billion in 2015. Old age and dementia seem to go […]

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Nov 02, 2018
5 Ways to Stay Active on NFL Sunday

We’ve finally made it to November and the football season is in full swing. For some of you, this means you are packing away your Phillies merchandise and swapping it out with your favorite Eagles gear…..[Okay, Let’s be honest, after last season you probably never took them off.] But as the weather starts to get […]

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Oct 01, 2018
What it means to have a “Healthy Heart”

Did you know that Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States? Some common risk factors include: -High Cholesterol -High Blood Pressure -Family History of Heart disease -Diabetes -Obesity -Smoking *If you aren’t sure if you have any of these risk factors…be sure to consult your physician at your […]

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Sep 10, 2018
Let’s Make A Run for It: Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

So the summer humidity is abating and school has started, the number of runners on the street have definitely increased. Now is the time to sign up for the 5K or even the Fall half marathon (hopefully you have already started training for that half). And it’s usually a few weeks in that runners start […]

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Aug 22, 2018
Concussion: What You Need to Know

Definition: A mild traumatic brain injury that occurs after an injury to the head. This can occur with or without loss of consciousness Symptoms: A concussion will impact your physical, emotional, and mental well-being Physical: dizziness, headaches, imbalance, nausea/vomiting, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, blurred vision, sensitivity to light/sound, fatigue Emotional: irritability, restlessness, anxiety, depression, mood swings, […]

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Aug 10, 2018
Beat the Heat: Tips about Dehydration

So in case you didn’t realize it’s been HOT outside, and even worse it’s been humid! This is one of the few times this summer I am glad that I spend most of my day in air conditioning. But for those who are enjoying their summer days outside with all the fun activities that are […]

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Jul 17, 2018
7 Tips for Lifting Safely while Moving

I’ll start with a disclaimer, this blog post is mostly a helpful reminder for myself. In the next couple of weeks I will be switching apartments which requires the dreaded packing and moving. However I also know of a couple of friends/family who are moving and its almost time for students to head off to […]

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Jun 20, 2018
The Core: Why everyone, from your 80 year old pinochle player to your 16 year old soccer player, needs a strong core.

What is the core? It is all the muscles in your torso, from your shoulders to your hips, People usually think of the core as your “6 pack”, technically called the rectus abdominis. But that is only 1 muscle among many. The main job of your “6 pack” is to curl your trunk forward to […]

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