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The Healthy Reads Blog is your source for insights into medical trends, concierge medicine, primary care, wellness, and more.

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By: Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach
September 14th, 2021

As women age, our bodies go through metabolic and hormonal changes — body fat shifts, muscle mass decreases, and menopause can wreak havoc on our hormones.

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By: Aaron Benator, Certified Health Coach
September 7th, 2021

Got 10 minutes? Then you can get a quick workout in. Join Greenville health coach Aaron Benator for 10-minutes of simple bodyweight exercises you can do from pretty much anywhere. Watch the video below for demonstrations of the following eight exercises:  Bird dogs Bilateral squat Dead bugs Reverse lunges Bicycle crunch variation 10-and-2 lunge Pushups — two variations for this, regular pushups or modified knee pushup Cross marches

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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
August 31st, 2021

If you're someone who is working in the office or working from home, but you're mainly sitting at your desk all day, this can really cause tightness in the psoas muscle. That is also known as the hip flexor, and it's really important to make sure you stretch that out.

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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
August 24th, 2021

Today I want to talk to you about the InBody scan. The Inbody uses bioelectrical impedance to measure your muscle mass, your fat mass, and give you a better understanding of your body composition. Are you gaining muscle? Losing fat?  Where are those numbers on the scale coming from?

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Americans often focus on exercise to lose weight but to achieve your best health, it’s important to expand your definition of health.

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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
July 22nd, 2021

What should you eat before you exercise? What should you eat after? How much should you eat? When should you eat?

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I’m often asked: “What is the best exercise to lose weight?” However, the better questions are: “What kind of activity do I want to do?” and “What kind of activity can I do regularly?"

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By: Allison Kaminski, Health Coach
June 22nd, 2021

Strength training can help you buff up and slim down, increase your overall muscle mass, and keep your bones and joints healthy. But while it may be easy to find a program, it’s natural for momentum to fade over time, leaving you once again searching for the right routine.