Get moving during November’s Diabetes Awareness Month

With temperatures cooling and a food-centric holiday like Thanksgiving on the horizon, November is an excellent time to focus on preventing diabetes, a chronic illness impacting 29 million Americans – or just more than nine percent of the country’s population – according to the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An Read More »

FireLake Wellness Center crowns winners in annual fitness competition

FireLake Wellness Center‘s annual fitness competition, called March Madness for the month it begins, was again a huge success. In its seventh year running, the fitness competition is a 64-individual tournament where wellness center attendees compete against one another in cardio workouts. “This is a contest that we do annually and people get excited about Read More »

Crowded gym is no excuse for skipping workouts

Each New Year, resolutions to lose weight, get healthy or simply start exercising become the norm for many people. There are a few things that can be done to add physical activity into the day without buying expensive workout equipment or a gym membership. “There are easy ways to add physical activity to your day,” Read More »