While we all know that staying active, no matter the season, is important, it can be tricky to do so during the winter. Between the snow, ice, and downright frigid temperatures, the very idea of getting out and doing much of anything is enough to inspire many of us to stay snug on the couch. Of course, the winter will come to an end, and often sooner than we realize.
For that reason and in defense of healthy habits, it’s important to stay active this winter. Ideally, most adults should shoot for a half an hour of activity at least five days per week.
Take heart, you might already be closer to achieving this goal than you think…
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It’s time once more for open enrollment season at HealthCare.gov. Open enrollment runs until December 15th, 2021 and gives you an opportunity to apply and shop for new health care and dental plans in your state. You don’t want to miss out on this and be stuck without a health insurance plan for 2022.
Here’s what you should know about open enrollment.
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When the weather gets cooler and outdoor activities become more scarce, it’s incredibly easy to hole up inside and throw nutrition out the window. Who doesn’t love pumpkin spice and apple cider donuts? While these things are fine in moderation, you want to make sure that you continue to eat healthy during the fall season. Luckily fall offers some truly amazing opportunities to stay active and eat well! Take a look at our list of fall nutrition tips to make your autumn the best yet:
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With many professions requiring the majority of the work day to be spent at a desk or in front of a screen, it is easy to forget how important moving your body is. Studies have shown that there are huge benefits to staying physically active and fortunately walking is an easy way to get moving. Best of all, walking is a good and safe exercise for all ages. The benefits of walking have proven positive results on physical and mental health, as well as lifestyle.
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If sleep is something you take for granted, it may be time to give it a little more attention. Studies show that people ages eighteen to sixty four should be getting between 7 and 9 hours of sleep a night, and people under 13 should get up to 11 hours. Sleep is one of the key elements to maintaining physical and mental health and many people simply do not get enough.
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