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Fitness Facts: What you should know about the coronavirus

January 29, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert has very timely information about the coronavirus. The good news is that the threat locally is minimal to nonexistent. But there are some practical ways you can protect yourself.

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Fitness Facts: Are you getting too much exercise?

January 22, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert warns of the dangers of exercising too much. What should be a good thing can become a very bad thing if you don’t eat right, hydrate and get enough rest.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: The importance of relationships

January 22, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade cites a Harvard study that demonstrates the importance of relationships. More than ever, it’s clear that money, prestige and workplace accomplishments are meaningless if you don’t have love in your life.

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Fitness Facts: Stalking Awareness Month

January 15, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s Fitness Facts is devoted to Stalking Awareness Month. Connie Colbert shares the facts and figures about stalking, what it looks like and what to do if you’re a victim.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: The comparison epidemic

January 15, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has some solid advice on one of the many problems caused by social media — what she calls the “disease of comparison.” It’s so easy to feel dissed when you look at all the wonderful things people are posting online. You have to keep it in perspective.

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Fitness Facts: Intermittent fasting

January 08, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, GCU dietitian Liz Cook explains the pros and cons of intermittent fasting. You might know someone who has tried it and gotten good results, but know the facts before you attempt it.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Some new resolutions

January 07, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has some interesting applications to the typical New Year’s resolutions — losing weight, exercising more and learning new things.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Holiday blessings

December 18, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

The holidays are so busy and full of high expectations that it’s hard to see beyond the stress. But the first step in easing those burdens, says Dr. Deb Wade, is not focusing on the perfect presents or perfect decorations but on our true blessings — family, home, health and the knowledge that God is with us

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Fitness Facts: Hashimoto’s disease

December 18, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Hashimoto’s disease is the most common type of thyroid disease in the United States and worldwide with more than 3 million cases diagnosed yearly in the United States alone. In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert details some of the symptoms of the disease and what may cause it.

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Fitness Facts: Mindful eating

December 11, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert has advice about mindful eating that should come in handy during the calorie-heavy Christmas season. Start with this: Slow down when you’re eating!

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