Creating a Home Gym

January 25, 2021 // MFuselier // No Comments //
If COVID-19 or cold weather has forced you inside, you may be wondering about the ways to keep your physical health and wellbeing in the new year. At Sterling Wellness […]

Taking Exercise to Heart

March 12, 2020 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
Your activity level is the single greatest risk factor for heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends getting at least 30 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week […]

Walking with the Winning Team

August 6, 2019 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
Participating in the wellness program has been very rewarding for me. Not only do we get extra days of Paid Time Off, I get to walk off the inches without […]

What I Achieved When I Started Setting Goals

July 23, 2019 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
I wanted to change my life around and knew I needed to set goals for myself. I changed my eating habits and started running in November. As a result, I […]

Stretch Away Your Stress

October 4, 2018 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
Regular stretching can have many health benefits including increased flexibility, reduced risk for injury, and better joint mobility. What you might not realize, however, is the positive impact stretching can […]

Better Bone Health

August 20, 2018 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
There is a common misconception that osteoporosis, or the weakening of bone tissue, only affects elderly women. It’s estimated that by 2020, however, that osteoporosis and low bone density will […]

Walking: The Most Underrated Exercise

June 18, 2018 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
Walking may be the best choice of heart-pounding exercise while still providing similar benefits to higher-intensity workouts like running. A six-year study compared walkers to runners and found similar reductions […]

Use ‘Em or Lose ‘Em

February 22, 2018 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
For most people, a gradual loss of muscle usually happens beginning in the late 30s. Since weak muscles are often a precursor to injury, maintaining functional strength is essential to aging well. To maintain […]

Workstation Ergonomics

February 10, 2018 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
Many ergonomic issues including aches and pains can be prevented by simply being aware of your body’s position while sitting or standing at your work station. Use the following checklist […]

Your Heart. Your Lifeline.

February 2, 2018 // Brittany Davis // No Comments //
Your heart is about the size of your fist, and shuttles 2,000 gallons of blood through about 60,000 miles of blood vessels each day. That’s more than two trips around the […]