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Exercising Techniques to Ease Joint Pain

Posted: August 9, 2017

It’s hard to describe joint pain to those that don’t know how it feels. Let’s focus on some exercise that may help with easing joint pain and can also help you sleep better at night and feel better the next day. Rhonda Reininger, associate director of the physical therapy and occupational therapy department at NYU […]

Hiking with Kids

Posted: July 12, 2017

Enjoy the longer Spring and Summer days with your kids enjoying all the beautiful scenery our Pacific Northwest has to offer. There are so many kid friendly hikes in our area that are breathtaking and would be perfect for an adventure with the whole family. We reviewed some websites, blogs and recommendations from local families […]

Keeping your Teen Healthy and Active

Posted: April 7, 2017

Keeping your teen healthy and active can be a challenge for most of us parents. Many teens would prefer to sit down to a video game, their smart phone or favorite TV show rather than be physically active. The challenge, as a parent, is to find activities outside of the house that they enjoy and […]

Four Healthy Exercises To Lower Blood Pressure

Posted: March 1, 2017

First of all, let’s look at some high blood pressure facts from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): High blood pressure (also referred to as Hypertension) is defined as a chronically elevated blood pressure greater than 140/90 mmHg. Also stated as “one forty over ninety”. Elevation in blood pressure increases chances of a heart […]

Achieving your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

Posted: January 4, 2017

January 1st seems to be a magical date in some of our lives. Millions of Americans take this opportunity to decide, with good intentions, to change our unhealthy behaviors and bad habits or just simply want to feel better from the previous year. Unfortunately, for most of us, our good intentions fade and by March […]