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June 19, 2017

8 ways to stay cool in the Texas heat this summer

As temperatures soar during San Antonio summers, it’s difficult to stay cool, particularly if you’re overweight. The hot weather can make you want to curtail outdoor activities and stay inside all day. Instead, learn how you can enjoy the outdoors with these 8 ways to stay cool in the heat. Cool off at a water […]

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June 5, 2017

The long-term benefits of bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is well known for helping patients lose a large amount of weight and keep it off for a long period of time. Did you know there are a number of other long-term bariatric surgery benefits that can have a significant impact on your longevity, as well as your quality of life? Enhanced diabetes […]

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May 22, 2017

Get your dose of vitamin D at San Antonio’s Memorial Day weekend events

Vitamin D provides many important health benefits, including helping your body build and repair bones and teeth. Although you can get it from some types of food, the most common source of vitamin D is the sun. There are plenty of outdoor San Antonio Memorial Day weekend events coming up, so why not enjoy all […]

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March 24, 2017

Healthy spring bucket list: 5 things to try this season

Spring is a time of renewal and rebirth, which makes the season the perfect time to create – and fulfill – a healthy spring bucket list. From starting or improving a diet or exercise program to practicing mindfulness, these important steps toward a healthy spring will carry over into the rest of the year. Buy […]

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January 30, 2017

To wear or not to wear shapewear?

If you’re working on getting fit, you may have wondered whether you should invest in shapewear while you advance toward your goal. Many different companies make shapewear, and although most of the people who use it are women, some businesses also make shapewear designed for men. If you’re deciding whether or not to invest in […]

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December 29, 2016

San Antonio fitness options for a new you in the new year

If you’re like many people, you probably have more than a few regrets about eating too much and exercising too little over the holidays. You may have started to think about getting a fresh start in the new year, and fortunately there are plenty of great San Antonio fitness opportunities to help you get started […]

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December 19, 2016

Workout accountability: How to create fitness groups you’ll love

The holidays offer plenty of opportunities to gather with friends, family and co-workers, but the season can be challenging when it comes to diet and workout accountability. That’s why it’s the perfect time to ask others if they’d like to be part of a fitness group that keeps everyone on track.   Why is accountability […]

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November 28, 2016

Holiday stress management for a healthy, happier you

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, the holiday season is in full swing, and along with it comes seasonal stress. We often approach this time of year with high expectations and end up feeling anxious and frazzled. The following are some common sources of seasonal anxiety, along with some tips for managing holiday stress: Not enough […]

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November 16, 2016

San Antonio Thanksgiving events to get you out of the house

Thanksgiving is usually all about the food, followed by a nap on the couch. You can certainly enjoy your turkey and trimmings, but these San Antonio Thanksgiving events will get you out of the house and keep you active! Texas Tough Turkey Chase When: Nov. 24, 8 a.m. Where: 20 Dominion Hill, San Antonio What: […]

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August 24, 2016

Back-to-school health: 6 tips for parents on the go

Back-to-school season can be chaotic for parents who are running here and there, taking their children to school and seemingly endless extracurricular activities. It can be tempting for parents on the go to make poor food choices and give up on working out, letting their back-to-school health slide. These healthy tips for parents will help […]

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