What is Functional Medicine?

  Are you living with chronic illness or discomfort? A Functional Medicine intervention could help provide relief for a large number of health concerns, including digestive disorders, autoimmune disease, blood sugar imbalances, high cholesterol, skin conditions, anxiety, and depression. So, what actually is Functional Medicine? According to the Institute of Functional Medicine, “It is the … Continued

Address Low Back Pain

Are you living with low back pain, maybe with pain shooting into your hips and legs? Check out these tips from an expert in the field, Dr. Katherine Rainey, Lead Physical Therapist for Advanced Rehab Center. Get moving—If you have a job that requires many hours of sitting, take stretch breaks at minimum every hour. Stand up … Continued

Reduce Neck and Shoulder Pain

  Many people struggle with chronic aches and pains in the neck and shoulder region, but there are steps you can take to improve or eliminate the discomfort. Use these simple exercises from an expert in the field, Dr. Katherine Rainey, lead Physical Therapist for Advanced Rehab Center, to strengthen the area and minimize pain. … Continued

Give Fitness: Holiday 2016 Gift Guide

Christmas time is here, and along with the seasonal cheer comes the stress of choosing the perfect gift for each of your loved ones. This year, consider buying a gift that will help jumpstart or further a fitness journey. After all, Christmas means that the time for New Year’s resolutions is just around the corner. We … Continued

Health Through the Holidays

The holiday season has arrived, a time that should be festive, fun, and relaxing. However, between the planning, shopping, cooking, decorating, traveling, and family events, this is also a time when fitness goals tend to fall by the wayside. It is perfectly healthy to loosen up and indulge, but completely abandoning your health and fitness … Continued

Sitting is the New Smoking?

It is no secret that leading sedentary lifestyle can have a dramatic negative impact on overall health. The World Health Organization reports that too much time spent sitting can lead to an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and is a factor in more than 3 million deaths each year. But let’s face it, it is easy to … Continued

When Should You be Working Out?

  Have you ever wondered if you should be exercising in the morning or at night? You are not alone. The question of how and when to squeeze a workout into a busy schedule is something that many people have to consider. Given that most workdays begin in the morning and do not end until the afternoon, the options … Continued

Top Ten Fitness Books For Summer

                      Now that summer is officially here, it is time to kick back and enjoy one of the season’s annual rites of passages, whittling the long days away in the sun enjoying a good book. But just because you’re lounging by the pool or the … Continued

Choosing The Right Protein Powder

                      These days it seems as if protein powders are everywhere, the grocery store, the drugstore and online.  Whether you’re an elite athlete, a weekend warrior or a vegan, everyone is on the protein trend. Because of the high protein content of powder supplements, adding … Continued

Top 100 Workout Songs Playlist

  Looking for the perfect playlist? Listening to music when you hit the gym isn’t exactly a new concept. But did you know, your favorite, catchiest and can’t get it outta my head tune can enhance and actually improve your workout. Can’t get your heart pumping without your favorite playlist? Research has consistently found that … Continued