Category Archive: Dr. Jaynie

Get Serious about Strength Training

When you strength train, your muscles work against resistance. Resistance might take the form of free weights or weight machines, your body weight, or resistance bands. Strength training is an important part of… Continue reading

5 Tips to Tame Your Sugar Cravings

Do you have a sweet tooth? Many do. The cravings can be so strong that you may feel as if sugar has a hold on you. But eating too many foods that are… Continue reading

Walking After Meals Can Help Control Blood Sugar

It’s tempting to put your feet up and relax after you’re done eating. But that may actually be the perfect time to squeeze in a little fitness. Research has shown that a short,… Continue reading

Getting Active Each Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Being active has a lot of benefits. It can help you feel more energetic. It can help you manage your weight. It can boost your mood and relieve stress. And it can help… Continue reading

The Lowly Legume: A Nutritional Powerhouse

Americans of all ages aren’t eating enough legumes (i.e. beans and peas). Most adults eat less than half of the recommended amount each week. But lowly legumes pack a potent punch. And there… Continue reading

3 Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning

Now that spring has arrived, you might want to do some spring cleaning. It can help you clear away some of the cold weather mess and clutter and get your house ready for… Continue reading

Tips to Help Prevent Neck Pain

Posture and body mechanics refer to how your bones and muscles align when you’re sitting, standing, sleeping, or moving around. Poor posture—such as slumped shoulders, a forward head, and a rounded back—can strain… Continue reading

Stay Active with These Home Workout Tips

Cold weather can make it hard to workout, especially if you don’t have a gym membership. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to get active right in your own home. It won’t… Continue reading

Battling the Belly Bulge

Being overweight comes with many health risks. But if you carry more weight around your waist you may be at a higher risk for weight-related health problems. This is true even if your… Continue reading

5 TIPS FOR STAYING ACTIVE DURING SUMMER

Summer is a popular time to travel. But being on the road, or in a new place, or out of your daily routine can make it harder to exercise. Are you planning on… Continue reading

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