1. Weight of the Nation: How Obesity is Crippling Our Families & What YOU Can Do (Part 2)

    The effects of weight gain & obesity affect every system in our bodies & lead to the development of many chronic diseases. Our bodies are not designed to carry twice its normal weight. 20% of cancer deaths in women & 14% in men can be attributed to excess weight. More than 60% of people with arthritis are overweight. 83% are more likely to have kidney disease. Overweight individuals ar…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 3

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: How important is achieving results in coaching? MA: I think results are very important. One of the nice things about health and wellness coaching is that we can often point to real biometric measures that have changed. In coaching, we can often look at these bio-markers and see a reduction in high-risk health behaviors. For exam…Read More

  4. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 2

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: What does the coaching process look like? MA: A real process has a beginning, a middle and an end. The Beginning: As wellness coaches, we place a lot of focus on the beginning. We help a client with their own exploration and self-assessment. Rather than just assessing and diagnosing them, we help the client explore, get in touch…Read More

  5. Speak Well of Yourself!

    Speak Well of Yourself! Avoid Illness Programming The childhood rhyme that says, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me," is far from true. Words can literally kill. In the introduction to Norman Cousins’s The Healing Heart, Dr. Bernard Lown, professor of cardiology at Harvard, tells a story that illustrates the power of words. A woman he was treating displayed severe…Read More

  6. Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth

    Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth By Toria Lee Tringali President/ Health Promotions Director, WellFit Affordable Health Solutions LLC. We are all aware that there are indicators of an economic crisis.  The looming fiscal cliff, uncertainties of healthcare reform, slow post-recession recovery, high unemployment, global competition & devaluation of the dollar are news…Read More

  7. High Blood Sugar: High Healthcare Cost for Companies

    High blood sugar, diabetes & pre-diabetes is costing companies & families a LOT of money! The high cost of health care contributed toward fighting disease is keeping companies from being competitive & keeping families from saving for their future. Diabetes costs the average person, $6,000 per year to manage! That is $500 per month that could be invested in an IRA , college fund, etc. F…Read More