Blog For Tag "wellness"

  • Get the Skinny on Body-weight Training

    posted by Tim Birkey on Thursday, October 24, 2019 For centuries human beings have been in search of the most effective methods to train the body. Over the years some methods have evolved, some have vanished and some, although occasionally abandoned and overlooked, have stood the test of time. Bodyweight training is one of the simplest methods of training and conditioning known to humankind.

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  • Exercise in Pregnancy: It's Good for Baby Too!

    posted by Sarah Goodchild and Melissa Horkey on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Most people know that exercise is beneficial for pregnant women but it was always thought that those benefits were just for the mom. There is now a study that has shown that aerobic exercise during pregnancy improves the baby's gross motor skills.

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  • Get the Healthy Scoop on Poop

    posted by Rachel Hoffman and Sarah Goodchild on Thursday, May 23, 2019 Pooping can be a tough topic to discuss, even with a health professional. We understand the subject can be gross or embarrassing, yet the “scoop on poop” is that bowel problems can really impact many people's lives.

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  • Sleep: It's What the Doctor Ordered

    posted by Dr. Matt Humpal on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Sleep – it's something we all do, but in this time of rapidly advancing medical knowledge, it is still very much a mystery. One thing for certain though, is how important it is to get an adequate amount each night and that those who don't do so at their peril.

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  • It Can Hurt, It Can Race, It Can Swell, but Most Importantly It Gives Life and It Loves

    posted by Mindy Sylvester on Friday, February 2, 2018 Our hearts are life-giving. With each beat, our heart functions to send life-sustaining blood through our vessels to every cell in our body. So with February Heart Health awareness, we at Spencer Hospital encourage you to take a few minutes to give attention to your life-giving heart and vessels.

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