1. ANNOUNCEMENT from Toria Lee!!

    Certified Personal Trainer, Weight Loss & Wellness Coach, Inclusive Fitness Trainer & Exercise Therapist, Toria Lee is returning to Life Time in Troy! She has 25 year of experience in providing holistic, effective Fitness, Weight loss & Wellness programs for individuals & groups within fitness centers, clinics & work sites. She inspires & empowers people of all ages & a…Read More

  2. Weight of the Nation: Convenience & Cheap Food = High Health Care Costs

    So, do you think the $1.00 menu at fast food restaurants is a deal? There is no value in the long run when considering the cost of obesity & chronic disease. Obesity is crippling our workforce, communities, families & costing our country over $150 billion per year in lost productivity & health care expenditures. 50% of these costs are paid for by public funds. Obesity-related health ca…Read More

  3. Heart Risks Rise with Obesity

      TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- There's more bad news for overweight Americans: A 30-year study finds the risk for heart disease rises the longer someone is obese. "Each year of obesity was associated with about a 2 to 4 percent higher risk of subclinical coronary heart disease," said study lead author Jared Reis, an epidemiologist with the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. "…Read More

  4. More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

    MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for high blood pressure in American teens and children increased 27 percent over 13 years, a new study finds, as waistlines thickened and kids consumed more salt in their diets. "High blood pressure is the predominant risk factor for stroke, and stroke rates have been rising in children in the U.S. over recent years," said Dr. David Katz, director of th…Read More

  5. Exercise Therapy: Movement and Miracles

    Many people who walk into Life's Adjustments Chiropractic clinic in Auburn Hills,MI, wonder what is going on behind the closed door  near the reception desk. Sounds of laughter, music and yes, sometimes moaning, emerge from this room on a daily basis. So what IS going on in that room commandeered by WellFit Exercise Therapists? "A lot of movement and sometimes miracles," comments WellFit Presiden…Read More

  6. STOP Losing Weight!

    STOP Losing Weight! If you lose something, then you just may find it again, so stop trying to lose weight & learn to RELEASE it…in a healthy, balanced way! It is no secret that our country’s citizens are carrying a lot of “excess baggage”.  The World Health Organization shares a few key facts: Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, 2…Read More

  7. Diet Soda is Doing These 7 Awful Things to Your Body

      By Mandy Oaklander, Prevention nbcnews.com Pop quiz! What's the single biggest source of calories for Americans? White bread? Big Macs? Actually, try soda. The average American drinks about two cans of the stuff every day. "But I drink diet soda," you say. "With no calories or sugar, it's the perfect alternative for weight watchers...Right?" Not so fast. Before you pop the top off the caramel-…Read More

  8. STOP Losing Weight!

    If you lose something, then you just may find it again, so stop trying to lose weight & learn to RELEASE it…in a healthy, balanced way! It is no secret that our country’s citizens are carrying a lot of “excess baggage”.  The World Health Organization shares a few key facts: Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, 20 & older, were …Read More

  9. Causes & Risks of Overweight & Obesity

    Overweight & Obesity Stats Over two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Over one-third of U.S. adults are obese. On average, people who are considered obese pay 42% more in health care costs than normal-weight individuals. Only 31 percent of U.S. adults report that they engage in regular leisure-time physical activity. About 40 percent of adults report no leisure-time physical activ…Read More