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Blake H. Healthy Living Professional

Provo, Utah
Love triathlons, soccer, golf, tennis, raquetball, preventing chronic disease, fitness, health, cooking, and going on walks with my wife. I graduated from BYU with a degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Fitness and Wellness Management.
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Run Today by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was frustrated this morning. I ran for 30 minutes. I feel better now. That is all. Read on »
Move it Monday – Again by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love these posters from the Move it Monday campaign . Monday is a great time to start your week off with some physical activity. As always, have a . ... Read on »
Vitamins by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Eating a well-balanced, healthy diet that includes plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you get enough vitamins each day. Medline Plus has a list of essential v ... Read on »
Persevere by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “You will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles.” – Helen Keller Have a ! Read on »
Your Responsibility by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Health is your responsibility. It is not the doctor’s job, the hospital’s job, your spouse’s job or the government’s job to keep you healthy — it’s up to you. We s ... Read on »
Constipated? Try This by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you are like most people, chances are you’ve experienced constipation at some time. Here are things you can do to help prevent it: Fiber Eat fiber-rich foods, i ... Read on »
How to Help Kids Develop Healthy Habits by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This shouldn’t be anything you haven’t already heard. It’s more of a reminder for all of us. If you want to help your kids develop healthy habits, you need to have hea ... Read on »
Move It – Healthy Monday by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ahhh, glorious Monday. The best day of the week, right? Great advice from the Monday Campaigns and Move It Monday . Have a Read on »
Housekeeping by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve finally gotten to some much-needed housekeeping here at the blog . I’ve updated the About and Philosophy pages, refreshed the “Sites I Like” blogroll and tweaked s ... Read on »
Take Charge by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My brother tweeted this out earlier today: “We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.” – Earl Nightingale It’s ... Read on »
News Flash: Healthy Diet AND Exercise are Good for You by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A recent research study found that the combination of diet and exercise is most effective in reducing body weight, body fat and waist circumference. This study, recen ... Read on »
No Time for Exercise? by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “I don’t have time for exercise” may be the most common excuse for why people don’t exercise. Try this: “Identify available time slots. Monitor your daily activities ... Read on »
Interval Training by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Interval training is a great way to give your workout a fresh spin. It can help you boost your fitness and help you burn more calories in less time. Interval training ... Read on »
Water: Why You Need It by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all know we should drink plenty of water, but why? See if any of the following reasons are important to you: – Remove wastes – Regulate body temperature ... Read on »
Fruits and Veggies Still Matter by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good advice from @Fruits_Veggies . Here is the link from the tweet about why you should fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables . I’m not perfect at it but ... Read on »
More Active Play by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all need physical activity, kids included. Here is more about physical activity for kids from LetsMove.gov . Read on »
Your Brain on Exercise by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Increasing blood flow to the brain [via exercise] stimulates the release of mood-elevating hormones. The same neurochemicals  that relax the blood vessels relax the br ... Read on »
Healthy Monday – Resistance Training for Everyone by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Think you are too old to strength train? Well, it turns out you’re not. As you age, your muscle mass tends to decrease, but continuing to participate in muscle-strengthen ... Read on »
Best Workout Buddy by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Our 2-year old wanted to work out with Mommy today. She had fun. Read on »
Stay Active by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A good thought to start the week: “If exercise and regular physical activity benefit the body, a sedentary lifestyle does the opposite, increasing the chances of be ... Read on »