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Here you’ll find expert advice for any fitness level. Follow RediClinic for research-based tips, smart workout plans, and the motivation you need to put everything into action!

Not Getting Enough Zzz’s? How Lack of Sleep Could Harm Your Health


Are you getting the sleep you need? Could lack of sleep be harming your health? The aftereffects of too little sleep, such as feeling irritable and not being able to focus at work, are well-known. But ongoing sleep deprivation can also have profound health consequences. RediClinic encourages you to take stock of your sleep habits and determi...

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New Year, New You: Resolve to Get Healthy


Every new year you probably make the resolution to get healthy, only to lose motivation by March. Many people have the same challenge. Just remember that you really can turn your healthy living goals into reality! Here are some ideas to help. (more…)

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6 Surefire Ways to Stay Fit Through the Holidays


With the holiday season comes a busy schedule of family gatherings and work parties – with plenty of rich food, sweet treats and drinks to go around. For those who have worked hard to lose weight and improve their overall health in the past year, this season can be especially difficult to navigate. That’s why the experts at RediClinic health...

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Take Steps to Better Health During National Men’s Health Week


Men’s health problems are not just a men’s issue. They also have a major impact on wives, daughters, mothers and sisters. National Men’s Health Week is a government initiative to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. The campaign is observed the week leadi...

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Study: Want to Live Longer? Be Active for 30 Minutes Per Day


A recent study has placed less emphasis on how people exercise and more emphasis on just getting off the couch and moving. According to the study, published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology, you can add years to your lifespan by avoiding long periods of physical inactivity. Researchers tracked almost 8,000 American adults aged 4...

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6 Bad Exercise Shortcuts to Cut Out


With full-time jobs, families and house chores, it can be hard for parents to fit in a workout between loads of laundry and soccer practice. If you are like most people, you have probably tried to either multi-task while exercising, i.e., texting while running on the treadmill, or skip a few minor details in your workout to try and fit in ev...

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Living Heart Healthy, Part 3: Tips to Move More


During American Heart Month, there are many things you can do to stop heart disease from affecting yourself and those you love. Physical activity can dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, so make a goal to move more for your heart health. Updated Physical Activity Guidelines Maybe you have heard the recommendations abou...

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Make It Fit: Helpful Tips to Fit Exercise Into Your Day


By far, the most common excuse people give about skipping exercise is lack of time. Between a full-time job, soccer practice, grocery shopping, cooking for your family and laundry, the daily list of tasks can seem almost impossible to accomplish – but there are small windows of opportunity to fit exercise in. Let this be the month to focus o...

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Keep Moving! Heart Health Doesn’t Have to Mean Structured Exercise


Are you a senior who feels guilty for not joining an exercise class or participating in a regular workout routine? A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine may put your mind at ease. According to researchers, simply moving more is the key to a longer, healthier life in old age. RediClinic, your source for health screenings...

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Study Suggests 15,000 Steps a Day for Optimum Heart Health


If you thought 10,000 steps a day was the ultimate fitness goal, it may be time to reset your Fitbit. A recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity found that heart disease risk was lowest when patients’ activity included at least 15,000 steps per day. RediClinic, a leading group of health clinics, explains more about the stud...

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