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Will Data Driven Solutions Provide a Workforce Health Revolution?

Sickness absence - a business priority  Over the past couple of decades, the amount of sickness absence taken by employees has fallen in a number of areas worldwide. In part this is due to the availability of more advanced drug treatments and medical procedures - a definite benefit arising from the ever-forward march of technology. 

No reminder needed...

There is definitely no reminder needed that summer is here in full force!  Heat and humidity here in South Florida.  It reminds me of the USMC saying that "No one ever drowned in sweat!".  I am extremely happy that tech gear was developed for workouts.  It beat the heck out of the all cotton tee's that I trained in as a kid. You've heard it before, but just a reminder to hydrate properly before heading out.

Thanks for grounding me!

Have I told you lately how proud I am of my clients??  

Workouts You Should Consider Incorporating Into Your Fitness Plan

There are so many workouts to choose from if you want to get fit and remain strong. This is great news for those who like variety and who need variety in order to stay motivated. But it can also be bad news because the vast number of options could make it hard for you to decide which workout is right for you.To help you along your fitness journey, check out some of the great workouts below and consider incorporating these into your fitness plan for their varied benefits.

How can I?

How much time do you spend thinking reasons why you "can't" do something? Why you can't lose weight, why you can't get the job you want, why you can't buy the house or car you want...etc.What if, instead, you asked yourself "How can I?" When you tell yourself you can't, you shut yourself off from any possibility of doing what you want and destroy any motivation to act. When you ask yourself, "How can I?" you open up your mind to think of possible solutions and you are motivated to act.

How to Modify Exercise for Achy Joints

Let's face it, as we get older our joints don't always feel good.  One way to prevent injury is to have a thorough warm up before you start exercising.  Another way is to roll out all of your muscles on a foam roller to warm up the fascia that acts as a cushion for your joints.  The fasica becomes dry and brittle as we age. "Gentle compression with a soft foam roller helps rehydrate our fasica by stimulating its cells and helping fluid move back into the tissues," according the Sue Hitzmann, an exercise physiologist and creator of the Melt Method.

Essential Oil Usage and Safety

Essential oils have been used for centuries in cultures around the world in perfumes, rituals and ceremonies, and for medicinal purposes.  There is evidence that the use of essential oils dates as far back as 3000 BC with the ancient Egyptian use for burial.  The ancient Greeks and Romans used essential oils in perfumes and massage, as well as treating injuries.  Use of essential oils can be found in the Ayurvedic  medicine in India, which is used to balance the body naturally.  The use of essential oils spread to China with the opening of trade routes. 
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