Posts Categorized: Health

The Scoop on Dairy

June is National Dairy Month. To honor our hard-working Wisconsin Farmers, today’s blog will highlight some of the important nutrients found within dairy products. If you are looking for ways to incorporate dairy into your meal plan, check out the ideas below. Protein: Dairy products are an excellent source of casein and whey protein. Most… Read More

Liz’s Journey to Become a Personal Trainer

My journey to become a personal trainer started in 2009. I had attended a dance studio for the majority of my life, which always served as an emotional outlet for me and guaranteed weekly exercise. In 2009 I was living in a suburb of Chicago attending Veterinary Technician school. When I was in Illinois I… Read More

Mike’s Fitness Journey May Have Saved His Life

Recently, Bellin Psychologist Tiffany Born had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with Mike Pribek and his mom, Jane. “Mike is an incredible person with an inspiring fitness journey. He also has Autism Spectrum Disorder. I enjoyed hearing about Mike’s health journey, his passion and skills with numbers and dates (he could tell me the… Read More

Your Financial Health is Priceless

Financial health is important to your overall well-being and, ultimately, your physical and mental health. Without question, your financial situation impacts your health, from your ability to afford nutritious food options to your decisions about when to seek medical care, and not to mention the stress it can cause. Creating financial wellness requires attention and… Read More

Nutrition Tips for Vibrant Skin

Our skin is the largest organ in the body. Individuals spend hundreds of dollars on creams and specialty soaps in hopes of improving their complexion. However, most individuals overlook the types of foods that they’re eating on a weekly basis. Nutrients found in certain foods can have significant impacts on skin health. Let’s dive into… Read More

Men’s Health: Building a Better You

Did you know that men, on average, die nearly five years younger than women? Even with all of the advances in technology to detect and treat disease and the developments of more effective medicines men are still dying way too young. So attention all you men out there…your wife, your sisters, and your children don’t… Read More

Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer through Exercise

Have you ever considered that exercise could help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, regular exercisers have a 12% reduced risk of getting breast cancer. The science behind this theory is pretty simple. According to the Susan G. Komen website, studies show higher blood levels of the estrogen… Read More

Celebrate Women’s Health and Fitness Day!

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is a nation-wide effort to focus attention on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women so take time to celebrate with these 10 good-for-you healthy tips: 1. Try a new class. Barre Blend? Why not? Mixing up your workout can be good for your body and your… Read More

To Learn is to Grow

The need to learn and grow is a natural instinct for human beings. We can learn and grow by finding more efficient ways to do our jobs and live our lives. Where there is growth, there is innovation and discovery, and this is a breeding ground for more positive and refreshing perspectives toward ourselves and… Read More

Five Tips to Prevent Exercise Injury

Exercise is great for your body, mind and spirit. But it also comes with some inherent risks. Whenever you push your body to perform, there’s a chance you could end up injured. Injuries can be acute, such as scrapes, strains, muscle pulls or tears, or joint dislocations. They can also be chronic, such as overuse… Read More