Lower back pain? Read on for causes and treatments

Low back pain is one of the most common problems people have. About 60 – 80% of the adult U.S. population has low back pain, and it is the second most common reason people go to the doctor. Low back problems affect the spine’s flexibility, stability, and strength, which can cause pain, discomfort, and stiffness.…

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Exercise to ease depression – can it work?

Can a stroll help ease depression? That question preoccupied Dr. Madhukar H. Trivedi, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, after several of his patients, all suffering from serious depression, mentioned that they felt happier if they went for a walk. The patients in question were taking the…

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Adding vegetarian meals to your menu – a great idea

Have you considered a vegetarian diet?  May of us have long been brought up on a “meat and potatoes” diet.  Dinner usually consists of a meat, a starch, and MAYBE a vegetable (often more than one starch).  Of course we aren’t suggesting you quit cold-turkey and become veggie loving non-carnivores today; however, we are encouraging…

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Arms, abs, and your booty!

          Aren’t we all thinking, “I just need something quick to do to get some exercise in today”?  Here are three choices for you!  Quick, easy, and effective!  Comment and let us know which one(s) you try and what you think! Looking for a great arm workout?  Take a look at these four easy…

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Zumba classes – burn some calories with us!!!

Join the party every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday!  We’ve got Zumba classes that will make you jump!  See the list below. Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM Thornton Senior Center 9471 Dorothy Blvd in Thornton, CO $6 drop-in (R/NR), 10 punch: $45R/$50NR 20punch: $80R/$90NR ~ First class FREE!  Saturdays 9:00-10:00AM The Savoy 2700 Arapahoe St Denver, CO 80205 $7…

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Healthy Habits – Recommit!

We all have good, or even great intentions.  “I’m going to get healthy, eat better, move more”; and then somewhere along the way we get sidetracked, and the next thing you know, we are completely lost in the forest of “hey what happened!?”.  Here’s a great article from the fine folks over at SparkPeople about…

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