There are so many exceptional ways to get aerobic exercise that it’s quite hard to pick just one. However, if you have to pick just one form of aerobics, biking may be the one you want to go with. So, what exactly are the benefits of biking? What sets this sport and exercise apart from, say, jogging or running? Well, we’re very glad that you asked. Here are three reasons to pick up biking today: 1) Strength As a regular biker, you never have to skip leg day again. Read on →

On this blog, we often talk about topics of exercise. We speak on how exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle, how exercise can help with heart health, and how exercise is a great way to lose any unwanted weight. Well, today we want to talk about a very specific kind of exercise - running! Running is not only exercise, but is also a hobby to many, with playlists, sneakers, and entire brands all being dedicated to the runners among us. Read on →

Kids are the future of the world, as well as the light of so many of our lives, but in order for the future to be as bright as possible, we as adults need to teach them the value and know-how of exercise. So, how can we teach our kids to exercise without them deciding that they have more important, more digital, tasks to attend to? The answer may be simpler than you think - and the rewards of chasing the solution are incredible! Read on →

With the summer comes a litany of different options, at least as far as hobbies go. Whether your child is artistic, athletic, a bit of a nerd, a gamer, or a combination thereof, they have a plethora of great options staring them in the face. However, what if your child is hoping to get in better shape this summer? What activities can help them to achieve the lifestyle goals that both you and they hope for? Read on →

“Take them to the ER!” has become a generic phrase to use whenever someone severely injures themselves—and while sometimes the emergency room is indeed a necessary destination, oftentimes your local AFC urgent care center is actually a better fit for your health needs. So, how do you know when you should go to the emergency room versus when you should go to urgent care? Well, the decision may be even simpler than you think. Read on →

The 9 months of pregnancy are often some of the happiest times of a young family’s life. Not only is there all the hope and potential that comes with the start of life, but there also is an abundance of love, diligence, and care shown to the pregnant mother. So, what can you do to ensure these 9 months are remembered for love and serve as a healthy start to your child’s life? Read on →

No matter who you are, no matter where you live in America, the problem of obesity and childhood obesity are becoming an epidemic before our very eyes. Not only are we seeing the weight increasing in the average American, the associated health risks are growing too. So, why exactly does exercise matter? Why is it that we should care about keeping off the pounds and staying in a good-health mindset? There are quite a few reasons, and certainly more than we will be able to cover here. Read on →

If you’re anything like most Americans, a good night’s sleep is a luxury that is few and far between. Many Americans work so hard at their jobs, stay up so late with their kids, and hang out often enough with their friends, that by the time they finally lay down at night, it simply does not get them the required amount of sleep. So, exactly how much sleep does an adult need anyway? Read on →