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09.14.2020
Keep Your Heart Healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women alike. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease—but first, you should understand what causes heart disease and what your risks are. ...

09.07.2020
Tips to Age Fabulously

It’s never too late to take good care of yourself. Caring for your body and mind is important at any age, and taking extra steps for a healthier you as you get older can improve your physical health, mental health, and general wellbeing. At ...

03.06.2020
Focus on Fitness for Osteoarthritis

More than 30 million Americans have a degenerative joint disease known as osteoarthritis. An ongoing loss of cartilage causes joint pain and reduced range of motion, stiffness, and swelling and can often lead to physical disability and reduced ...

03.05.2020
Rethink Your Drink

How well do you know 5-2-1-0? LiveWell Frederick’s 5-2-1-0 program promotes small, healthy changes to enhance health and wellness. Here’s how it works: 5: Eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily. 2: Limit screen time to 2 hours or less ...

02.14.2020
Getting Active to Control & Lower Your Risk of High Blood Pressure

About 75 million Americans (or 32 percent) have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 1 in every 3 adults. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that ...

01.24.2020
Take the LiveWell Frederick Winter Challenge

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is weight loss. While intentions are good, few of us have the discipline and knowledge to make lasting changes and set realistic goals or expectations when it comes to our health. Unfortunately, ...

01.20.2020
12 Tips for Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Eat this, but don’t eat that. Try this, but stay away from that. Expecting mothers encounter tons of advice on what to do and what not to do for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. It may seem confusing or overwhelming at times, but the ...

01.09.2020
Weight Management: Staying Active & Healthy

Approximately 93.3 million U.S. adults are affected by obesity —or about 39.8 percent of the population. In Maryland, it’s about 31.3 percent of adults. By 2030, recent reports project that half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese. ...

08.15.2019
5 Ways to Celebrate National Relaxation Day

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life. Sometimes stress can be good, like when it helps you to develop better coping skills to manage difficult situations. But, when stress is prolonged, too severe, or it interferes with your daily ...

07.25.2019
How to Be an Active, Healthy Senior

Physical activity is essential for healthy aging. Being physically active makes it easier to perform such daily activities as eating, bathing, dressing, walking up and down stairs, and moving around the house or neighborhood—activities that get ...

07.15.2019
This National Youth Sports Week: Get Out & Get Active

July 15-21 is National School Youth Sports Week. The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and the Congressional Caucus on Youth Sports designated this awareness week to showcase how youth sports organizations and members of Congress can ...

06.01.2019
Awareness, Education & Prevention Are Key for Men's Health

Awareness, Education & Prevention Are Key for Men’s Health Did you know about 12 percent of men ages 18 and older are in fair or poor health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)? For men, the leading causes of ...

10.24.2018
Orangetheory Fitness Frederick Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll

Featured from left to right: Karlys Kline, Chair, FMH Development Council; Scott Lasher, Franchise Owner, Orangetheory Fitness Frederick; Cheryl Lasher, Franchise Owner, Orangetheory Fitness Frederick; Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick ...

10.22.2018
Get Your Passport to Wellness!

If your weekly family night usually includes pizza and a movie, try shaking it up a little bit! As we transition into autumn, it is a great time to get outside and try something different. Try taking a hike or a walk after work and consider packing a ...

06.08.2018
Men's Health - Take a Proactive Approach

Men are frequently diagnosed with illnesses and diseases that could have been treated if they had been addressed sooner. During Men’s Health Week (June 11-17) we’re bringing awareness to men’s health issues and encouraging men in ...

05.09.2018
Take Action to Improve Your Health During National Women's Health Week

Do you find it difficult to fit the gym into your daily routine or carve out time to schedule yearly medical appointments? This month, Frederick Regional Health System proudly supports National Women’s Health Week. This weeklong initiative ...

04.05.2018
Spring Cleaning for the Body and Mind

As the weather begins to warm up and we take on the task of cleaning out our closets, packing up bulky winter clothes, putting away holiday decorations, and simply de-cluttering our homes, it’s important to remember that we should also focus on ...

03.08.2018
Winning the Weight Loss Battle

Matt Burns is no stranger to diets. “I’ve battled weight my whole life,” he said. Over the course of his 51 years, he admits he has tried many diets. Matt was successfully with a few of those diets, but as he aged and his lifestyle ...

02.13.2018
Women and Heart Disease-Are You at Risk?

Did you know an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease each year, according to the American Heart Association (AHA)? Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths per year—that’s nearly ...

02.01.2018
Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine's Day

February marks American Heart Month, a special time of year to spread the word about ways to prevent heart disease and encourage others to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.—the ...

01.19.2018
How to Stay Safe While Shoveling Snow

Frederick hasn’t seen a big snow storm yet, but winter is officially here and bringing with it frigid temperatures, the possibility of heavy snow, and dangerous ice. While it’s exciting to be outside during a snowfall, it can be hazardous ...

12.21.2017
New Yoga Classes at ProMotion Fitness+

Yoga is a combination of poses and postures designed to increase strength and flexibility. Research shows that by participating in a consistent yoga practice, one gains not only increased flexibility, strength, balance, vitality, and energy but also ...

12.19.2017
How to Stay Active This Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside, but that’s no excuse to forget about keeping your body healthy and in shape. While you may want to cuddle up with a good book or sit by the fire, you should also make sure you’re getting enough physical ...

11.16.2017
Don't Let Your Bladder Be the One In Charge

Urinary incontinence and pelvic discomfort can be an embarrassing and difficult health problem for women. At least 25% of American women report urinary leakage or pelvic discomfort, according to the National Association for Continence. These issues ...

09.29.2017
Fall Prevention: How To Prevent Falls (And What To Do In Case Of A Fall)

One of every four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Additionally, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. The 10 th annual Falls Prevention ...

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