Looking for a way to stay physically active in 2015? Here are some personal tips from Marisela Panzarella, who exercises at least five days a week, every week. Marisela is the designer/move-in coordinator at Splendido, an all-inclusive community in Tucson for those 55 and better.
Now that 2015 is underway, our focus on new beginnings, habits and goals may be fading. Regardless of whether you make resolutions for the New Year, or simply set goals for things to do in the months ahead, this is the time of year when your resolve may start to flag. How can you recapture the feelings of commitment that were so strong just two weeks ago? Here are some ideas to keep you on track:
As reported in the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, a moderate exercise program for 12 months reduces the levels of an inflammatory marker, the high sensitivity C-reactive protein or hsCRP, a well established risk factor for heart disease. It causes inflammation in the walls of arteries allowing cholesterol to build up and it can be ordered by any physician.
Dr. Ana Tanase, board-certified in pediatrics, has recently relocated to Tucson, and joined Oro Valley Pediatrics where she will care for children newborn to age 18.
Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose—everyone knows the first signs of a cold, probably the most common illness known. Although the common cold is usually mild, with symptoms lasting from a couple of days to a couple of weeks, it is a leading cause of doctor visits and missed days from school and work in the United States.