Posts Tagged: exercise

COVID-19 and your routines

As Kentucky and surrounding states continue to reopen, it is tempting to jump back into many of our pre-pandemic routines. While we are all excited to do some of the things we enjoy again, it is important to be thoughtful about what we are choosing to do and patient when we do it. Considering how…
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Thirteen tips for exercising in the heat

We do not want to stop our regular runs or other exercise as the temperature continues to climb but working out in the heat and humidity can be grueling. Along with making the workout more strenuous, exercising in the heat can be hard on our body and have serious, even deadly, effects so we must…
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Seven great benefits to cold-weather workouts  

When the thermostat descends and the days grow shorter and darker, it’s tempting to want to peek back under the covers and hibernate. But maintaining an exercise routine throughout the winter offers tangible health benefits. You burn more calories. As the body works harder to regulate its core temperature among the elements, you’ll burn a…
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Diabetes: Know, assist and prevent

November is the month our nation brings to light awareness of diabetes. In Kentucky alone, diabetes affects 13.1 percent of our state’s population. Also, it is estimated that 275,000 Kentuckians are diagnosed with prediabetes, a condition in which the blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal but not yet high enough to meet the guidelines…
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