May is Mental Health Awareness month. Here are 5 of our favorite workouts proven to support your mental health.
Craig H joined West Wood over 20 years ago because he had a desire (and a need) to be more fit. Now that he is older, Craig wants to be strong and active.
Go for a walk after dinner. After sharing your meal, go for a family walk outdoors to explore the neighborhood. For even more fun, take the family pet along.
Cris Clay joined Westwood in 2010 when she started gaining weight after having had a gastric bypass in 2002. She weighed 305 pounds prior to surgery and weighed as little as 165 1-1/2 years later.
Linda Barry wanted to continue to remain active. West Wood Health & Fitness Center is on her way home from work, so for her, there was no excuse to not stop and exercise.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, “For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is more than keeping healthy — it is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living.
It all started in 2014. Zoellick was 58 years of age and his wife was 57. He didn’t like the way he felt and with body aches and pain. Plus, he was experiencing weight gain and his doctors were constantly increasing doses of his high blood pressure and cholesterol prescriptions.
Support your gut health with probiotics. Probiotics are microorganisms (such as lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium) that when consumed (as in a food or a dietary supplement) maintains or restores beneficial bacteria to the digestive tract (Merriam-Webster Dictionary).
Four Strength Training Workouts for Women Over 50. Basic Squat – Stand tall with your feet hip-distance apart. Your hips, knees, and toes should all be facing forward. (Hold dumbbells in hands to make it harder).
March is National Nutrition Month®! This month highlights eating well and staying physically active. If you’re looking for some tasty options between your main meals for the day, consider these recommendations from the American Diabetes Association.
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