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January 2016

ARE YOU SITTING DOWN?

“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death” Check out Sitting Is the New Smoking: Ways a Sedentary Life is Killing You. Want to make a change for your health? Does joint pain discourage you? We want to help you make life changing progress on your goals this year. While you may have already scoured Pinterest for …Read More

NEW RESEARCH: EXCESS WEIGHT PREDICTS KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, manifesting in pain and limited mobility for over 20 million individuals in the US (a number expected to double over the next 20 years) is definitively linked to weight in a set of 14 recent studies. Subgroups showed that obesity is an independent predictor of knee OA risk regardless of any other factor. Check your BMI.

Stand Up and Write Your Story

Setting goals is tricky business. We have all been there before. We have all set that health goal to lose weight, to exercise, to drink more water, to… but then we so easily slip back to old habits. Can this year be different for you, for me? YES! This can be the year, the 12 months, the 366 days (Surprise, it’s a leap year) in which we make a change …Read More