Find tips, tricks, and motivation for eating healthier and fitting fitness into your routine.
Yoga: Four hidden health benefits
If you’re thinking about yoga, consider these health benefits.
Eat your heart out: tips for heart-healthy eating
Love is in the air, making it the perfect time to talk about heart health!
So, I’ve joined a gym. Now what?
One of the top New Year’s resolutions is to be healthier. That may mean a new gym membership or a promise to be more active.
Have a healthier holiday season
There are five weeks of temptation between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. So how do you plan to survive the “eating season?”
Tips for healthier food shopping and home cooking
Fast food may be cheap and easy, but it’s a bad health habit. Anyone can cook delicious, healthy meals at home. It just takes knowing how to plan and how to shop.
Pedal power: Tips to get into cycling
By Neil Kelsey
Riding a bicycle can be a fun family activity and an excellent workout. And Connecticut, like many states, has invested in developing multi-use trails in many scenic locations. But how do you go from being a casual rider to riding for exercise? Here are some tips to help you up your cycling game.
Back to your roots: 4 ways to eat local
There’s lots of interest in being kind to our environment with recycling, using public transportation, and ditching plastic bags.
6 dressing tips for cold-weather exercise
Runners, walkers and avid bikers don’t let winter cold or snow drive them off Connecticut roads and wooded paths.
7 tips for making your Thanksgiving meal healthier
The supermarket cases are filled with cream cheese, sour cream, butter, and creamy soups. Many of these ingredients go into family recipes that are high in saturated fat, sodium and sugar.
6 easy ways to enjoy an apple
It’s easy to grab an apple on your way out the door. But if you’re looking for ways to add some sugar and spice to your healthy snack this fall, try these:
Sitting all the time? 10 tips to add movement to your day
Have you heard the phrase: “Sitting is the new smoking?” It refers to research that points to the risks of sitting too much.
The secret to a better workout? Fresh air.
We all know that daily exercise is good for us. It’s recommended that we get at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day. But if you want to get the most out of your workouts, go green and exercise outdoors!
How can I make healthier choices at lunch?
We asked Sarah, ConnectiCare’s certified health education specialist, how to make lunches healthy and tasty.
Walking: the simple exercise with 3 hidden benefits
There’s one form of exercise that needs no fancy equipment, no gym membership and can make a big difference in your life: walking.