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Whatever it is you want to accomplish, how do you go about it? Set a goal. Create a plan. Build accountability into your plan. Stay consistent. Finish as strong as you start. Apply the same approach to your fitness goals. We sometimes tend to overthink the process and become overwhelmed with...

Yield: Eight ¾ cup servings Ingredients: 4 cups fat free vegetable broth 12 oz, peeled and diced butternut squash ½ large, sweet onion (vidalia), diced ½ small apple, diced ¼ tsp salt (optional) ⅛ tsp, ground black pepper (add more if desired) 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg (optional)   Instructions In a large stock pot, combine broth, squash, onion and apple; cover...

In the mid-20th century, rapid technological advances (think: cars, TVs, computers, etc.) began chipping away at physical activity, and as technology did more of the heavy lifting, people became increasingly sedentary. A 2008 Vanderbilt University study of 6,300 people published in the American Journal of Epidemiology estimated that the average American...

Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Onion, chopped 1 Medium Yellow or Zucchini Squash, diced 1 Red or Orange Bell Pepper, seeded and diced 1 Small Head of Cauliflower, broken into bite sized florets 1 teaspoon Cumin One 14.5 oz Can Diced Tomatoes (fire roasted) One 15 oz can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed   Instructions Heat oil in a large pot...

You’ve heard the advice--eat more salmon and tuna.  But why?  It’s all about the fat.  The Omega-3 fat, in particular.  Omega-3 fatty acids are an unsaturated fat, and a significant part in our diet because they are essential, meaning we must obtain these fats from the foods we eat. These...

Construction will soon begin on a new 1.25-mile paved walking trail that loops around Beacon Health & Fitness and the Beacon Central Office building west of Capital Avenue and north of the Indiana Toll Road. The closed loop trail should be completed by the end of the year. “We’re thrilled our Health...

Sickle cell trait (SCT) is a blood disorder that can be harmful to physically active individuals.  SCT occurs when an individual inherits one normal hemoglobin gene and one sickle hemoglobin gene.  The sickle cell gene causes the body to produce abnormal hemoglobin, resulting in red blood cells changing from round...