Health Advocate Blog

Category - Fitness

Workout of the Week: Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic breathing (also referred to as belly breathing) is a great skill to master for stress relief, maximizing oxygen use and enhancing aerobic exercise. It may come as a surprise to you, but diaphragmatic breathing is actually considered an...

Finding fun in exercise

One of the best ways to maintain your motivation to exercise is by making it fun and enjoyable. If you look forward to exercise, it becomes easier to follow through on.  There are many ways to make exercise fun–here are a few of our favorites...

Eating for exercise

Keeping your body fueled before and after a workout is a vital part of your exercise routine. Understanding what you should eat before and after exercise to aid in energy and recovery is crucial. Eating appropriately timed snacks before and after...