Eat for Your Health

Illustration: health food VS junk food. Make healthy eating choices.

Healthy eating is something most of us have heard ever since our days of learning the basic nutritional food groups. Now, more than ever before, because of increased medical knowledge and changing habits in work and leisure, a healthy diet may not only be the starting point for what ails you but the thread that … Read more

Workouts for the Disabled

A disabled woman performing stretching exercise

As we age, our bodies change and evolve. Despite our best intentions, we may become challenged by any number of physical restrictions, including arthritis, injury, disability, stress and the natural shift that occurs throughout the aging process. As we grow older, we must adapt to the challenges that our bodies impose on us. For Judi … Read more

Running Throughout Life

Running is a great way to stay in shape as you age; it’s one of the best things you can do for your cardiovascular health. In fact, runners lower their chances of dying from heart disease by half. And hitting the pavement improves longevity. One study found that runners had a 30% lower rate of … Read more

Exercising in the Lowcountry

A man playing tennis

It’s Saturday morning and you and your family have just arrived at the park, ready to enjoy the beautiful weather and get in some fun-filled exercise. Everyone has gotten together this weekend – mom, dad, grandparents and several kids ranging from elementary to high school age. It’s been a long time in the making, and … Read more

Low Impact Sports

A woman doing low impact exercise.

In the 1970s, following the influx of non-Western worldviews and lifestyles during the late 1960s, Americans began embracing healthier routines, new diets, exercises and meditation practices. The pursuit of health became the norm for an ever-increasing number of people, many of whom made permanent changes to the way they did things and are now looking … Read more

Making Fitness Fun

Camp Gladiator promotes exercising in community as a way of providing encouragement and camaraderie as much as accountability

We’re now several months into 2022, and the reality is that the majority of people who optimistically resolved to get in shape this year find themselves falling short yet again. This tendency is nothing new. According to The American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, only 30% to 40% of those with good intentions follow through with … Read more