Junk Food Swaps for Healthy Snacks

Pre-packaged snack foods are a convenient solution when you are pressed for time and the kids are hungry. However, many of them are high in sugar, salt and fat and lack fiber and important nutrients. Here are a few tips on how to help your child replace junk food with healthy snacks that provide the […]

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Do We Need a Protein Supplement?

By Adrienne Greenwalt of Lean Life Health Coaching in Columbus; Certified Health Coach, RN MSN, and mother of three It’s hard to walk through an aisle at the grocery store these days without seeing ‘now with PROTEIN!’ splashed across packages of bread, yogurt, cereal, ice cream and more. But is all this protein beneficial or even necessary? Protein […]

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Healthy Snacks for Kids

By: Joanne Cogle MS, owner of CrossFit CSG, local military spouse, mom, triathlete Good nutritional habits established early in development, combined with adequate physical activity, can reduce the risk of obesity, chronic diseases and promote a healthy lifestyle. That being said, mom-life typically means being on the go, all of the time! Dropping kids off at […]

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What is Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that usually first appears between the ages of 10 and 30. It is a rare disorder, only affecting about 1 in 2,000 people. Someone with narcolepsy can suddenly feel uncontrollably sleepy during the day, a symptom referred to as excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). These episodes can happen multiple times […]

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Do Your Kids Really Play?

By Joanne Cogle, CSCS, MS, owner of CrossFit CSG, local military spouse and mom to 7-year-old daughter Red Rover Red Rover, Tug of War, Double Dutch, Frozen Tag…where did those simple playground games go; simple playground games that simulated gross motor movements and playground camaraderie. They have long been replaced with indoor recess, video games […]

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Workout Myths

There are some exercise myths that seem to persist, even when there is no scientific evidence that supports them. Here are a few that could get in the way of an effective workout or even be harmful. Doing a lot of crunches is healthy and will get rid of belly fat You can’t turn the […]

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Foods that Get a Bad Rap

With all the weight loss and nutrition advice available online, it can be difficult to discern which foods are a healthy addition to your diet and which are not. Here are some foods that are commonly on the ‘bad’ list but may not deserve to be there. NUTS are often put on a list of foods […]

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An Inside Look at Chason Perry & Impact Performance RX

Chason Perry recently relocated his sports-athlete gym, Impact Performance RX (IPRX), to a larger location from Veterans Pkwy to 506 Manchester Expressway, Suite 4D. The gym offers programs for kids to adults, designed to build strength, speed, endurance, balance, coordination and most importantly, confidence. IPRX has had over 20 high school athletes obtain scholarships this […]

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The Skinny on Soy

Soy food products, such as edamame and soymilk, are easily found in your local grocery store and are often marketed as being healthy. However, the safety of eating soy has been much debated in the last few decades.  Here is an overview of what you need to know before including soy in your children’s diet. […]

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