Food Addicts Find Solutions

Food Addicts (FA) members are men and women of all ages.  Some have been obese; others have been severely underweight, bulimic, or so obsessed with food or weight that normal life was difficult or impossible. The common denominator uniting members of FA is addiction and a relationship with food that parallels an alcoholic’s relationship with alcohol. […]

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 […]

More than Meets the Eye

You probably know that 9Health Fair offers many free and low-cost health screenings and there are many sites to attend around Colorado and beyond.  However, there are many lesser known facts and reasons to go to a 9Health Fair.  For instance, did you know that you might run into a medical professional from your doctor’s […]

Fast-track your 9Health Fair Experience from Home

The 9Health Fair season has begun! Start by finding a fair that’s just right for you.  Go to www.9healthfair.org/findafairto put in your search requirements.  You can search by date, by location (city, county, or zip code), or by screenings that interest you.  When you hit “search,” all fairs that meet your requirements will be displayed […]

Experience Joyous Relaxation with Yoga

Stress wreaks havoc on the body.   Cortisol and adrenalin are the hormones responsible for preparing your body for fight or flight.   If left unchecked, Mayo Clinic reports that these hormones will cause anxiety, depression, impaired memory and concentration, and elevated heart rate and blood pressure.  The human body cannot remain on constant alert for long […]

9Health Fair Yoga Open at the Convention Center

This year, 9Health Fair is adding a brand new event to help you take care of your body as well as your mind.  Get out and join us for the first ever 9Health Fair Yoga Open, a Celebration of Healthy Active Lifestyles at the Convention Center on May 4 from 7:00am-Noon.  This unique fair offers […]