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Fitness experts and columnists Sherri McMillan and Bill Victor can now be found on The Columbian's blogs. Find quick links to the latest log posts under the blog label on the Live Well homepage. Or bookmark the direct links to their columns at blogs.columbian.com/billvictor and blogs.columbian.com/sherri-mcmillan.
As creatures of habit, we lock easily into patterns. These patterns can be the food we eat, the time we go to bed or the order in which we do errands.
Time is of the essence! In a one-hour workout, it's difficult to achieve a proper warm-up, an adequate cardio workout, a challenging strength-training segment, some postural exercises and an appropriate cool-down and stretch. How do we fit it all in? Most people want results in the shortest time. Who wants to spend two or more hours in the gym?
I recently visited a family relative who had what ultimately amounted to lifesaving surgery. This was not a traumatic injury, though the surgery certainly wasn't without a traumatic cost to her body. Surgically, just about everything that could have been "bypassed" was just that -- bypassed.
Consider these statistics: One in three adults older than 65 will fall at least once a year.
As the days get longer and warmer, many head outdoors for workouts. But many people wonder why, after starting an outdoor jogging routine, they develop shin splints or knee pain shortly after.
When we were kids, we all remember our parents preaching about the importance of eating our "fruits and vegetables."
When it comes to success in changing body composition, I have learned as a trainer that the more things change the more they stay the same.
Spring is here, reminding everyone that shorts, dresses, skirts, tank tops and bathing suits and in the near future. That tends to be the kick in the butt than many need to start taking better care of themselves to lose fat and tone up.
Any woman who voluntarily chooses to share the challenges of menopause will make sure at some point to remind you it's no laughing matter.
In this video, Vancouver Chef Eric Atlas demonstrates how to pan sear a salmon fillet and make a healthy salmon salad in the kitchen at Chuck's Produce & Street Market. This video was contributed by videographer David Alonzo as part of The Columbian's new Live Well health portal. http://www.columbian.com/livewell