Back to School Nutrition

Words by Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Summer is winding down and back to school season is upon us. There's a lot to do to prepare for the upcoming school year -- buy new clothes, stock up on supplies,...

Sleep & Appetite

Words by Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Have you ever noticed that you are hungrier when you haven’t slept well? Or that you crave junk food when you’re tired? This is because the amount of sleep you get has...

Sugar and Your Brain

WORDS BY BENTZ P. TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT Sugar is found in 75 to 80 percent of our food sources, and once it’s converted to glucose, it’s the primary fuel source for the entire body, including the brain. Because of...

Be Well: Plateau

WORDS BY BENTZ P. TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT The dreaded plateau. Anyone who’s ever worked toward a fitness goal, be it losing weight, building muscle or setting a new weight-lifting personal record, is familiar with this frustrating “stop” on the...

Be Well: Exercise Safety

BY BENTZ TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT When people think of exercising safely, most likely they think of using proper form or being careful not to do too much too quickly. Certainly, these are examples of exercise safety, but there are...

Be Well: Preventing Diabetes

Preventing Diabetes with Nutrition WORDS BY BENTZ P. TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT According to The American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. This is also called...
Breathing & Exercise BY BENTZ P. TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT As we all know, proper exercise form is the key to maximizing results and safety during a workout, but proper breathing is just as important. Breathing improves your energy level, gets...
By Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT In today’s world, food is not just used to sustain and nourish the body. We use food to celebrate special occasions, like eating cake on our birthday or going to a fancy restaurant...

Be Well: Exercise Order

By Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT A well-rounded exercise program includes exercises that work all the muscles in the body. What’s rarely mentioned is the importance of exercise sequence, or the order in which the exercises are performed and...
August 12, 2016 Therapeutic Foam Rollers By Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT There are many products on the market today to help you stretch and soothe tired, sore muscles. In this article, we are going to focus on the foam...