5 Chair Exercises for a Total-Body Workout

By Erin Knobler

You don’t have to scale a mountain or run a marathon to get exercise. In fact, you can workout from the comfort of a chair! Chair exercises are a great way to tone muscles and increase flexibility without straining your body.

Chair exercises are perfect for seniors or older adults with mobility and balance issues, those recovering from an injury, surgery, or anyone who’s looking to take it slow.

Ready to get started? Do the five exercises listed 3-4 times a week for a well-rounded seated workout!

Safety precaution: If anything hurts or causes pain, stop immediately. And, as always, check with your doctor before beginning this, or any, exercise program.

Seated Jumping Jacks
Sit on the edge of your chair and then open and close your arms and legs as you would during a normal jumping jack.…

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Five Vitamins Everyone Should Take

By Erin Knobler

Over 90% of Americans have a vitamin deficiency and aren’t getting the nutrients they need from their diet alone. In order to meet your daily vitamin and mineral intake, you might want to consider taking supplements.

Not sure what you should be taking? Here’s a quick rundown of the most commonly needed vitamins and what they do for your body.*

Multivitamin
If you take only one vitamin a day,…

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8 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

By Erin Knobler

The key to sticking to your New Year’s resolutions is to make them achievable. Any goal that requires a complete lifestyle change is going to be challenging to stick with. Below are eight healthy goals that are simple to achieve and have a big impact on your overall well-being. Pick one from the list and focus on it all year long!

1. Get more sleep.
You may not be able to get the recommended…

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5 Healthy Holiday Eating Habits

By Erin Knobler

The holidays can be a cheerful time, filled with family, friends, and of course, food! Studies show that Americans gain weight between Thanksgiving and Christmas. What’s even worse is that it can take over five months to lose the extra weight and it tends to accumulate over the years.

By following the simple tips below, you can avoid holiday weight gain while still enjoying the festivities and…

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