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Fitness & Weight Management
Camp Wabi, near New Auburn, is a camp designed for young people struggling with weight issues.
In addition to traditional camp activities, kids entering grades six through 10 receive healthy lifestyle coaching for one hour a day by specialists.
Each received two Health Management Resources Gold Standard Certificates of Achievement.
“Eat your vegetables!” How many times have you heard that? The good news is that one of those vegetables we put the spotlight on may be worth consuming on a regular basis.
If your goal as a bariatric patient is to improve your health and enhance longevity, losing weight by modifying your diet and having bariatric surgery is not enough. You also need to understand the importance of increasing your level of physical activity.
Cryolipolysis, also known as CoolSculpting, is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that uses controlled cooling to eliminate fat cells underneath the skin that are resistant to diet and exercise. Here are 10 things you can do during your procedure.
Carrying extra pounds was costing Scott Decker money, and the extra weight was on track to cost him a lot more.
While not harmful, a double chin can make people appear older than they are, and few people want that. Surgery is an option, but there now is an option that is not as costly and is less invasive.
Weight loss surgery is not the best option for every person, but incorporating healthful habits is good for everyone. We have some tips to get you started living more healthfully.
It’s Valentine’s Day — a day that may sabotage all plans for health improvement. Even if there isn’t a special someone, treats are all around. So what is a person to do?
Getting a sufficient amount of water in daily is a common struggle that I, and often others, have. In fact, not drinking enough water can become a difficult habit or pattern to break.
This is the time of year when many people struggle to maintain their health and weight. The holidays hold many challenges to encourage us to overindulge and discourage us from exercising. What can we do?
Like many of us, Leslie Swoboda has struggled with her weight for years. The 54-year-old Chippewa Falls, Wis., woman has tried various weight loss programs, dropping pounds periodically just to re-gain them after falling back into old habits.
Does this sound familiar? "Yikes! I’ve lost 20 pounds, which is great, but the past two weeks my weight loss has plateaued, and I still need to lose 50 more pounds. What am I doing wrong?"
Individuals' motivations for having bariatric surgery are as unique as the people discussing them. If you're looking for some reasons to make the decision for yourself, here are 10 activities that people who have gone through the procedure report looking forward to after surgery.