Healthy Living Archives

Dental health tips for the school year

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As a new school year begins for students across the state, many parents may be thinking about school supplies, earlier bedtimes and homework. But with tooth decay being one of the most common diseases among children, Delta Dental of Arizona is reminding parents to help prepare kids for a healthy and successful school year. According… Read More →

Beneficial effects of exercise change with age, study says

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For older adults, a 30-minute workout may not be as effective at the cellular level as it is for younger people. According to a new study, age may play a significant role in a cell’s ability to respond to that activity. Tinna Traustadóttir of Northern Arizona University led the study, which was published in Free Radical Biology and… Read More →

6 ways to build a better booty

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Here’s the story that you’ve been waiting for – everything you need to know to shape up your booty for swimsuit season. Keep reading for the essential exercises that target your glutes to give it the shape and tone you’ve been wanting. Better Booty Exercise #1: Hip Lift A great exercise to work your glutes is… Read More →

Scottsdale will celebrate inaugural Golf Week

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You’ve heard of Restaurant Week, and now Scottsdale, coined “The World’s Finest Golf Destination,” will apply the same award-winning formula to golf. Scottsdale Golf Week will take place Dec. 5-11, and will commemorate the game’s star-studded legacy in the destination by offering visitors special pricing, offers and vacation packages at dozens of the most celebrated… Read More →

9 things that happen when you get fit

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Physical fitness. It’s a goal, a lifestyle, a surefire way to set yourself apart from the legions of people who are too lazy or scared to make the changes necessary to gain physical fitness. If you happen to be one of the people who have yet to truly commit to physical fitness, understanding the perks… Read More →

SottoPelle earns honor for hormone therapy

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Ranking Arizona lists the best businesses in Arizona and has recently announced that SottoPelle® earned the No. 1 spot among Hormone Therapy Clinics in Arizona in its 2016 edition. The selection process was based on various criterion.  “The companies that are voted into the Top 10 are those companies whose customers and clients vote as the best… Read More →

Tips to help you fall in love with fitness

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If you find yourself running on the treadmill and going nowhere, it may be time to mix things up. LA Fitness Master Personal Trainer Angie Witte says she loves having fun with her clients and encourages them to get out of their comfort zone and find exercises they enjoy doing. “It’s difficult to maintain that… Read More →

ASU grads launch Club Nutrition in Tempe

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Calling all fitness fanatics: a new store, Club Nutrition, is holding their grand opening on March 25th located on College Avenue in Tempe. Club Nutrition is more than just a supplement shop, it is a lifestyle. Their organic supplements — protein, pre-workout, post-workout, creatine and anabolic nutrients not only help improve your workout routine but can… Read More →

Craig Hocknull will open new junior golf program

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Former Southwest Section PGA of America Teacher of the Year and Youth Player Development award winner Craig Hocknull will begin the spring semester of his Outback Junior Golf Team on February 20. The 15-week schedule will include high-level coaching from Hocknull, who is one of Arizona’s top teachers ranked by Golf Digest Magazine, and in partnership… Read More →

Here are 7 healthy resolutions you can keep

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It’s tough finding a New Year’s resolution, especially one that you can keep throughout the entire year. If you pick the right resolutions you can face the New Year with vigor. If your resolutions include fitness, here are seven resolutions that you can keep that will help you achieve big strides towards your fitness goals… Read More →

HYPOXI opens studio in Biltmore Fashion Park

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Get ready to exercise with the HYPOXI method at the new HYPOXI USA studio, which opened Monday in Phoenix’s Biltmore Fashion Park. HYPOXI offers a unique training method that combines advanced compression technology with low-impact exercise to burn fat and reduce cellulite in targeted areas. This is the second HYPOXI studio in Arizona and the… Read More →

Off The Grid Fitness mixes exercise, ‘green’ living

Eric Guilleminault, owner of Arizona's first eco-friendly gym, Off The Grid Fitness.

French fitness enthusiast Eric Guilleminault developed his competitive edge in college as an intern for a trainer prepping college players for the NFL combine. “This allowed me to pay for my own training and expand my professional ambitions,” said the 36-year-old local Scottsdale gym owner. Since he was a college athlete himself, it was this… Read More →

There are unsung benefits of holiday stress

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If there are five weeks during the year that we should be the most thankful, grateful and appreciative, it’s those between Thanksgiving and New Years. However, it’s not uncommon that those feelings get swept under the rug during the rush of holiday parties, hosting family members and gift-buying. And while many begin to think of… Read More →

BCBSAZ launches kids’ healthy cooking contest

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2016 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into their daily food choices. For the sixth year, the company is looking for original, great-tasting and kid-inspired side dish recipes for the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. Children ages 9–12, living anywhere in the… Read More →