Exercise and Travel: Can the Two Really Co-exist?

Spring is upon us and that means spring break travel for lots of people and the ever-looming summer vacations. Friends, family and patients ask me all the time, “How can I exercise when I travel?” For some, travel is not just something that happens seasonally or a few times a year but every month or […]

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Physical Activity/Exercise Guidelines

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released guidelines for physical activity/exercise in 2008.  Before the guidelines are discussed the difference between physical activity and exercise must be clearly defined.

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The Importance of Paperwork

When you are just embarking on the journey to weight loss surgery, you may wonder what you can do to speed your journey along. One simple way to get things going and to increase the chances of getting your insurance company to approve your surgery as quickly as possible is to focus on the paperwork […]

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Bored with Your Exercise Routine?

We all have a tendency to become creatures of habit in most areas of our lives, especially when it comes to what we eat and what we do for exercise. Usually, routine is good; we know what to expect, how to prepare for our day, and with exercise, being in a good routine is necessary […]

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Adding Seasonal Variety to Your Exercise Routine

It’s that time of year again…when the sunset gets later and later each day (leading up to June 21st which is the summer solstice) and activities move outdoors! This provides a great opportunity to add variety to your fitness routine by getting out of the gym (or the house) and exercising outside.

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