There are a lot of things in our life that we cannot control or prevent. Fortunately, Type 2 diabetes is one thing that we can prevent or at least delay with some knowledge, effort and perseverance.
Sheboygan County’s community of active individuals is steadily growing as awareness of fitness and nutrition become more popular.
Investing in the stock market can be confusing to many.
There are six inches of irreplaceable matter between your ears that can be preserved by wearing a safety helmet that matter is your brain.
You may catch yourself regularly watching TV, being hooked on your new favorite Netflix series, or surfing the internet on your laptop or phone for lengthy amounts of time. You may also be working at a desk for eight hours, five days a week. What do all of these activities have in common? Sitting. Sitting for long periods of time seems easy to do these days without much thought. Health effects from this trend are pouring out from studies left and right.
Physical fitness used to be essential to live. Hunting and gathering at first, then farming. Even preparing for war requires warriors to be in good shape. As human civilization continued to advance, the need for physical work and fitness levels has steadily decreased. However, as early as 250 B.C. in Ancient China, Confucius encouraged people to participate in regular physical activity to help prevent certain diseases.
Winter activities for the whole family to enjoy
Although you may want to stay snuggled up in your warm bed, winter shouldn't be a time that your fitness plans hibernate, especially with all of those holiday treats around.
Almost one-third of the workforce now spends the majority of their day seated at their desks plugged into workstations. Sedentary lifestyles have become a concern of epic proportion. More than 66 percent of Wisconsin adults are overweight or obese. As the number of overweight adults increases so does their risk of many chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, arthritis and others. This epidemic is placing a huge burden on our healthcare system and economy.
The days of summer are here. The kids have time off of school and the weather is getting warm. While experts say that having down time with no scheduled activities is a good thing for children, spending the entire summer doing nothing doesn’t sound like a ton of fun.