BMI is Only Part of the Story

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the Body Mass Index (BMI) is a good place to start when determining the likelihood that weight will lead to future health problems.  However, BMI only tells a portion of the story.  It’s an inexpensive assessment that is easy to perform (all you need is a person’s height […]

Spring Training Tips with Get Outdoors Colorado

(This guest post is authored by Kate E. Jerman of Get Outdoors Colorado)On June 14th, Get Outdoors Colorado will host the 7th annual National Get Outdoors Day and the inaugural GO Play! 5K where you can run, skip, jog, or hop through Denver’s City Park with a great group of partners, friends, and the Mayor of Denver, […]

The Charms of Water

It is widely known that water exercise provides a vast array of benefits.  Over time, the body will enjoy increased endurance and circulation, improved flexibility and strength, a trimmer physique, along with joint and muscle relief.  In addition, there is just something primal about listening to the sound of running water and wanting to be […]

May is the Month of Moving

Move your body, burn calories and celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month with friends and family!  All ages and fitness levels can participate and help raise awareness about physical fitness benefits.   The American Heart Association recommends either 30 minutes of moderate exercise 5 days per week (150 minutes total) or 25 minutes of vigorous […]

It All Started with Iron

When Quest Diagnostics screened Renee’s blood after her 9Health Fair visit, they found iron levels that were much lower than the average range.  The Media Specialist from the local elementary school took the results to her doctor as she had always done the past 14 years.  She said it’s what she and her husband always do. It […]