Tag Archives: cardiovascular exercise

Men Who Skip Checkups Also Miss Preventive Health Benefits

When it comes to taking care of their health, men are less likely than women to seek medical care and stay current with annual checkups. Not only are men 22 percent more likely than women to neglect cholesterol testing, but they are also 28 percent more likely to be hospitalized for congestive heart failure, according […]

6 Ways to Love the Gym Again

After the holidays, it can be difficult to get back into healthy routines like going to the gym. If you have started to dread the trek to the treadmills, try these tips to help you fall back in love with fitness. 1. Bring a friend. Grab that friend who made a New Year’s Resolution to […]

Four Women’s Workout Myths Debunked

This blog was written by Aaron McKissick, MS, CSCS, PES, CES, USAW with Bon Secours In Motion Sports Performance. Lifting weights will make me look like a man.  First off, women only have 1/10th the amount of testosterone that men have. Testosterone is a hormone that helps build muscle. Because women have less testosterone, women […]

Health Checklist for Men in Hampton Roads

As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we are focusing on helping improve men’s health. This handy checklist can help you prevent and detect problems early, meaning a longer, healthier life. Even when you are young and feel healthy, there are things you can do to maintain your health later in life. In Your 20s […]