National Bike to Work Month: Tips for a Smooth Commute
Taking a bike to work can be amazing, life-affirming, and challenging. I’ve learned a lot in the 4 years that I’ve been commuting to work via pedal power. In honor of May being National Bike to Work Month, here are some of my favorite tips…
Measles Outbreak: Why Is Measles Making a Comeback?
With one measles outbreak after another across the country, many people are worried about what they thought was an old-fashioned disease that was no longer a threat. As of May 10th 2019 the CDC has reported a measles outbreak of three or more people in…
Predict Your Health Risk With These Simple Fitness Tests
Most people have heard of the VO2 max test, often used by athletes to precisely measure their cardiovascular fitness levels by measuring how much oxygen the athlete can utilize during exercise. These fitness tests can also be used by non-athletes to provide an estimate measure…
Five Ways Your Pup Can Inspire Your Health & Fitness
When it comes to fitness dogs have the best attitude. 12/10 would agree. They’re always ready for a walk, never tired of fetching a tennis ball and always excited about their next adventure. Research shows that just having a dog can improve human fitness levels….
Find Happiness For Your Healthier Life
The great thing about happiness is that individuals have more power to change how much happiness they experience than external sources. Research in the developing field of positive psychology is helping us to better understand what makes people happy and what changes we can make,…
Smokers Applying For Life Insurance – A Quitter’s Silver Lining
The data is in, and the research is pretty unequivocal. Smoking significantly shortens your lifespan and negatively impacts virtually every aspect of everyday health. There are exceptions to just about every rule, like the 85-year-old who’s been smoking their entire life and somehow avoided lung…
Wearing Pink Can Save A Life – Now and Later
Childhood trauma and bullying have health impacts many years later in life. The Health IQ Team is proud to wear pink to raise awareness about the negative long term health effects of childhood trauma and bullying.
How Proactive Health Can Improve Your Quality of Life
The proactive health approach to fitness not only keeps you healthy during your working years but also improves quality of life for your post-working years. Here are 5 ways to stay on top of your health and fitness now for best results later in life….
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