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splash of water

September 23, 2019

Make a Splash with Water-Based Exercise

Not only is swimming fun, it’s great exercise, too.

Fitness

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Ice Skating

January 19, 2017

Health Benefits of Ice Skating

The brisk air on your face and in your lungs. The sense of flying as you glide across the ice. It’s easy to appreciate the sensation of ice skating, but are you aware of its many mental and physical health benefits? Some may surprise you. Ice Skate for Stress Relief Ice skating forces you to…

Fitness, Health

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December 14, 2016

Take Advantage of Winter Exercise Options in Raleigh, NC

When winter comes to Raleigh, exercising on outdoor trails remains an option for much of the season. Sure, some cold, nasty days make the gym the only option. But plenty of mild days make winter in the North Carolina Piedmont pleasant. Outside activity remains a viable way to keep your heart healthy. Certified Trainer and REX Wellness…

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June 2, 2016

Exercising Safely with Asthma

Regular activity can help strengthen your heart and lungs, relieving asthma symptoms. Follow these steps to exercise safely with asthma...

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March 24, 2016

Aging well: 4 simple ways to stay fit

Feel like you’re physically unable to exercise? Or just don’t have the time? Read about the four easy ways you can fit activity in your day!

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February 22, 2016

Staying Active During Pregnancy

Read the benefits on exercising during pregnancy and learn new tips on how to stay active safely.

Fitness, Health

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December 30, 2015

Winter-Proof Your Workout

Don't let the lazy winter days keep you from maintaining a healthy exercise routine! Here are five easy steps for a winter-proof workout.

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December 29, 2014

Wellness Wednesday: Tips for Cultivating a Healthier Relationship w...

Maintaining an exercise regimen has the reputation of being challenging. Hundreds of articles provide tips on how to ‘stick with it’ and many of those tips suggest that failure to stay with an exercise program is due to a behavioral fault of the participant. ‘Goal Setting’, ‘Routine’, and ‘Self-Discipline’ are common buzz words associated with…

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January 24, 2014

Skip the Fad Diet and Aim to Succeed

Many New Year’s resolutions are geared towards weight loss. This can be a great goal to help you feel better for many reasons: positive health changes, and improved self esteem, and who doesn’t want their clothes to fit better? But, did you know that how you go about completing this goal affects the outcome? Fad diets focus on a “one size fits all” quick fix, but this does not lead to lasting results for many reasons...

Nutrition

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July 29, 2013

Exercise for Moms-to-be

It can be tough to know what’s safe when it comes to exercising during pregnancy: some women are combining pregnancy and marathon training while others are being put on bed rest. It really comes down to what types of exercise you were participating in prior to pregnancy, while monitoring yourself and adapting as necessary.

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