Be Well: Allergies

Allergies. The dreaded word comes with a host of symptoms that include itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing and congestion. Not unlike other allergies, seasonal allergies develop as the body’s sensitivity and reaction to […]


Be Well: Start Running, Stay Running

Running. This aerobic workout sounds easy enough, but getting started can be a challenge for some. There’s factors like: pace, accountability, conditions and measuring progress. With all of those factors to consider, taking up running […]


Cooking & Cholesterol

Words by Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT  Keeping cholesterol levels in a healthy range is an important part of a person's overall health. Cholesterol levels are checked with a blood test called a Lipid […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]