Category Archives: Exercise

Sitting Ourselves to Death?

What can you do to avoid risk factors associated with sitting Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome. In addition, too much sitting also seems to increase … Continue reading

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Make Time for Fitness

Be Flexible and Make Fitness a Way of Life We all know how important exercise and physical activity are to our health, but we also know that it is not always easy to find the time for fitness in our … Continue reading

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Smart Ways to Stay Active this Winter!

Don’t Let the Cold Stop Your Wellness! As the temps begin to drop, winter weather can sometimes make working out seem less than desirable.  Although you may want to stay snuggled up in your warm bed, winter shouldn’t be a … Continue reading

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Healthier Iowa: Blue Zones Project

We are now requesting your continued support as we focus  on making the Cedar Valley (Waterloo/Cedar Falls) a healthier and happier place to live. How can you help? Of the 900 communities in Iowa, ten will be chosen to receive … Continue reading

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IOWA Healthiest State: Start Somewhere Walk

If you haven’t heard already, Governor Branstand has challenged Iowans to help become the Healthiest State in the next 5 years. The first state-wide initiative is the Start Somewhere Walk on Friday, October 7th at 12:00 PM.  Wherever you are … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer 101

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Did you know one out of six men will get prostate cancer during his lifetime?   Did you also know if caught early enough, nearly 100% of men with prostate cancer can survive? Who … Continue reading

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Joint Health 101

Prevention & Management of Arthritis Did you know May is National Arthritis Awareness Month? If you feel stiff and achy and your joints hurt, you may have some type of arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, 46 million Americans have … Continue reading

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