A brand new year means brand new goals. Whether your goal is to quit smoking, improve cardiovascular fitness, lose weight or increase strength, you’ll need a plan to be successful. To make a change, three things are needed. n Structure. Examples include weekly meetings, progress tracking and working one-on- one with a professional. n Support. Have someone in your corner, cheering for you.
A half-cup serving of pineapple is about 42 calories and provides 65% of your daily vitamin C requirement, boosting immunity. Pineapple also has vitamin A, beta-carotene and minerals that support healthy skin, vision, tissues and blood pressure, and bromelain, an enzyme that fights inflammation and cancer.
n Tools. Examples include an eating plan, education sessions and equipment training. LiveHealthy programs, such as personal training, small group training, The 12-Week Fitness and Nutrition Program and the Inspire Weight Loss program, all offer structure, support and tools to our members. Call 440-375-8777 to schedule your visit.
SEASONAL PLAY Mall Walking
Boost your step count while staying warm and dry on the one-mile Mall Walker circuit at Great Lakes Mall. (Join Lake Health for seasonal activities and a free healthy breakfast six times a year. See page 14.)
Prevent Winter Sports Injuries Every year thousands are injured while skiing, snowboarding, sledding or ice skating. Try these tips to decrease the chance of an injury: n n n n n n n
Warm up cold muscles prior to exercise. Wear appropriate safety gear for the sport. Always have another person with you. Stay alert to surroundings and never wear headphones. Stay hydrated. Refrain from alcoholic beverages. Take lessons from professionals to learn the proper way to stop and/or fall.
Try the new LiveHealthy Café, in the main lobby at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Wellness Campus. The café offers more than 15 delicious smoothies and a changing menu of grab-and-go salads, wraps and sandwiches. Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30 am – 3 pm n Saturday: 8 am – 12 noon Best of Health