Dog Owners More Likely to Meet Fitness Benchmarks

Dog Owners More Likely to Meet Fitness Benchmarks

It turns out our furry friends have more to offer us than companionship and unconditional love. According to Palmer physical therapist Anne Thomas, multiple studies show that dog owners are generally healthier and more likely to meet national fitness benchmarks than...
Parent Tip: Active Kids Become Healthy Adults

Parent Tip: Active Kids Become Healthy Adults

With child obesity still an epidemic in the U.S. and reams of research showing both the immediate and long-term benefits of youth exercise, it’s the duty of parents today to make movement and activity a part of kids’ lifestyles, says Palmer physical therapist Anne...
Use Fitness Apps in 2018…but Use with Caution

Use Fitness Apps in 2018…but Use with Caution

As more people continue to turn to health apps on their smartphones to help achieve goals related to exercise and weight loss, it’s important to use such tools with an element of personal caution, says Palmer physical therapist Anne Thomas. According to a report by...