Fitness & Exercise

Oct 07, 2016

Why Yoga May Be Just What Your Heart Needs

Posted by Mary Bosyj on Fri, Oct 7, 2016 - 2:40 PM in Heart , Heart Disease , Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women. Exercise and increased activity levels remains at the top of the heart healthy lifestyle changes list. But does exercise have to look or feel a certain way to improve heart health?

yoga and heart disease advice - mercy heart center - canton ohio

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Apr 15, 2016

5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

Posted by Eldon Jones on Fri, Apr 15, 2016 - 2:25 PM in Fitness & Exercise

         

Sure, you hear about actors and models hiring personal trainers. There was also that show, The Biggest Loser, that featured personal trainers helping people with their weight loss goals. But why would someone like you want to hire a personal trainer? Here are five reasons to consider.

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Can you remember the first time you ever heard about personal trainers? Maybe it went something like this.

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Jan 20, 2016

No Longer Seeing Results from Your Workouts? Here's Why.

Posted by David Crookston on Wed, Jan 20, 2016 - 10:36 AM in Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

Did you start out the New Year with a new exercise routine? Hopefully, it's still delivering the results you are hoping for. But don't count on that success for long. Find out why, as well as what you can do to keep the momentum going.

Why your exercise routine isn't working anymore - Mercy Fitness Gym Canton Ohio

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Dec 14, 2015

15 Ways to Make the Holidays Happy AND Healthy

Posted by Dave Faur on Mon, Dec 14, 2015 - 3:05 PM in Wellness , Diet & Nutrition , Fitness & Exercise

         

Give your family and yourself the gift of good health this holiday season by using strategies to incorporate exercise and good nutrition into the festivities.

Make Your Holidays Health and Happy - Mercy Fitness Center, North Canton, Ohio

Holiday shopping, spending money, family obligations, wrapping gifts, children’s activities, church programs, decorating, cooking and traveling can all can be stressful and drain your energy. As Charlie Brown says, "AAAAAHHHHH!”

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Oct 23, 2015

5 Reasons to Toss the Scale as a Measure of Exercise Success

Posted by David Crookston on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 - 9:05 AM in Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

It’s nice when the scale shows you a number that makes you happy, but the scale cannot tell you how fit you are. If the scale is making you feel like a failure, it’s time to look at the numbers differently. 

5 reasons to not use a scale for measuring weight loss success - Mercy Fitness North Canton Ohio

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Sep 29, 2015

The Quick & Easy Guide to Squeezing Exercise Into a Busy Schedule

Posted by Eldon Jones on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 - 9:16 AM in Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

Not enough time for an effective workout seems to be one of the biggest road blocks to an active lifestyle. However, if you think that's the ultimate excuse for not exercising, think again! Here are quick and easy ways to get more exercise, no matter how busy your schedule is.

Ultimate Quick Guide to Squeezing More Exercise into Busy Schedule - Canton Mercy Fitness Center

Guest post by Britni Wilson, Mercy Health & Fitness Center Intern

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Sep 03, 2015

Your Guide to Basic (But Often Complicated) Exercise Terminology

Posted by Eldon Jones on Thu, Sep 3, 2015 - 10:52 AM in Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

Confused by all the jargon some fitness enthusiasts and specialists use? Here's a basic primer on the exercise terminology you need to know in order to take your workout beyond the beginner level.

Exercise terms explained - Mercy Health & Fitness, Canton, Ohio

Guest post by Will Cutler, Mercy Health & Fitness Intern

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Aug 31, 2015

Four Ways to Keep Your Cool When Exercising in Hot Weather

Posted by Kathy Wise on Mon, Aug 31, 2015 - 11:44 AM in Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

With temperatures in the high 80s this week, it's time for a quick reminder about exercising safely in hot temperatures.

Exercise Tips for Hot Weather - Mercy Medical Center, Canton Ohio - 2015

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Aug 24, 2015

Pilates: 'Old-school' Workout Will Deliver Results for All Fitness Levels

Posted by Stephanie Wheeler on Mon, Aug 24, 2015 - 2:24 PM in Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

"Old-school" workouts like Pilates are still a great way to get in shape, helping tone muscles, improve posture, and increase balance and flexibility. Are you ready to give Pilates a try? Classes start this fall in North Canton.

Fitness classes North Canton Ohio 2015 - Pilates

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Aug 11, 2015

For Improved Health, You Must Exercise Patience

Posted by Eldon Jones on Tue, Aug 11, 2015 - 9:15 AM in Wellness , Diet & Nutrition , Fitness & Exercise

         

Have you recently changed your diet and exercise routines but haven’t seen the results you would like? Patience and persistence are the keys to better health.

Exercise Patience to lose weight, build muscle - Mercy HealthChat, Canton, Ohio

Guest post by Angelina Ciraci, Mercy Health & Fitness intern

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