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Fit News, November 2020
Greetings!

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to remind one another of the many reasons we are grateful. And whether you’re gathered around the table, with your family enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner, or just celebrating with friends, remember to count your blessings this season and to remind yourself that blessings cannot be seen. They are felt by the soul.

Appreciation, and gratitude can change our day, it can even change our life. And our highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them!

Stay Grateful :-)

Katherina
The Many Faces of Fitness
Exercise is good for all ages. It helps children function better in school. It helps boost brain power as you age. It helps prevent falling when you are older.

There is a place for exercise at every stage of a person’s life, and Firehouse Gym is the place for all the bodies!


Katherina Colston
ACE Health Coach
ISSA Personal Trainer
HealthWays Instructor
BAAR Awarded Trainer
Unstable Resistance Training For Older Adults

Another study exploring the cognitive benefits of exercise affirms the positive effects of unstable resistance training. Read more
Take Brakes From Sitting
Thanks to technology, we all pretty much can do our daily errands and chores from a chair. The risks of inactivity and the sedentary lifestyles are leading to cardiovascular diseases and all causes of mortality. The good news is that taking short physical activity breaks can make a difference. Read more

*AT HOME WORKOUT*

Full Body Strength
Food Swaps for Healthy Holidays
From the Halloween treat to the last glass of New Year’s bubbly, we are bombarded with occasions that tempt us with decadent goodies. This year let's go through the holiday season by enjoying ourselfs in a healthy and fun way.
Kid's Inactivity A Global Crisis
Children worldwide, in both developed and developing nations, are not engaging in enough physical activity, and it is our collective responsibility to change this because inactive children are at risk for adverse physical, mental, social and cognitive health problems Read more
Fitness Predicts Longevity After 70
Most adults over age 70 have multiple risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or diabetes, but experts note that knowing the total number of risk factors is not helpful for predicting future health.
More Praise for The Mediterranean Diet
Many health professionals have long praised the Mediterranean diet as being the gold standard of diets. A batch of 2020 studies further bolsters the argument for giving this whole-food-based eating style a nutritional pat on the back. Read more
Key Takeaways From the New Dietary Guidelines
Most adults over age 70 have multiple risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or diabetes, but experts note that knowing the total number of risk factors is not helpful for predicting future health.