• In Home Diabetes Care – Exercise

    Diabetes management is about more than food and medication.

    When you exercise, your muscles use sugar for energy, helping to reduce your glucose level without added insulin. A study from Mayo Clinic found that regular exercise also helps your body use…

  • Winterize Your Exercise, Indoors and Out

    Has old man winter blown away some of your exercise motivation? Even though it’s cold outside, your muscles still need to feel the burn. You can beat midwinter workout blahs by switching things up.

    Winter exerciseWinter Weather Warriors
    If you want to get some…

  • Don’t Be Sidelined by Exercise-Induced Asthma

    David Beckham is one of the best-known soccer players of all time. Roy Hibbert is a two-time NBA All-Star.Swimmer Amy Van Dyken won six gold medals in two Olympics.

    What do these athletes all have in common? They all are living with asthma.

    Beckham has…

  • When I Do Cardiovascular Exercise, My Heart Does WHAT??

    My name is Stephanie, and I am a cardio junkie. Bike, run, swim, walk… I don’t care what it is, if it gets my heart pumping and my sweat glands working, I am IN!

    Until now though, I had never really thought about what goes on INSIDE of my…

  • Men: Exercise Can Do a Lot More for You than Build Muscle

    Men face some serious health risks. The two most serious ones, heart disease and cancer, account for nearly half of deaths among American men. Unintentional injuries like falls are the third most common cause of death for men. Lung disease and stroke…

  • COVID-19: How to Keep Active Without Leaving Home

    We’re all spending a lot more time at home these days doing our part to help the world slow the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean you can’t stay active while, inside.

    When we need to stay home due to COVID-19…

  • It’s all fun and games until you hit 40. What changes happen to your body when middle age approaches?

    Dr. Robert Janowitz worked as a family medicine doctor for 38 years before joining Blue Cross and Blue Shield as a medical director. He has heard it all when it comes to patients worrying about their health and weight as they reach their 40’s.

  • Help Your Body and Mind Without Spending a Dime

    Can you get exercise by doing what you already do, without spending extra money or time? Exercise without calling it that? Physical activity without the intimidation factor? Yes.

    Exercise doesn’t have to be hard, take a long time or cost a lot. And it…

  • 10 Reasons to Get Up and Get Active Today!

    1. You’ll get an instant energy boost. When you’re feeling drained, no one can blame you for wanting to curl up on the couch to read or watch something on TV. But, odd though it might seem, that’s when you should get up and move. Exercising…