Midwest Float – Relax. Dream. Get Inspired.

Casey Campbell of Midwest Float isn’t just an entrepreneur; he is his own best customer.  After serving for eight years in the United State Army, Casey returned home suffering from PTSD.  He tried countless coping mechanisms with little to no relief before discovering float therapy. It only took one session for Casey to realize that … Continue reading Midwest Float – Relax. Dream. Get Inspired.

Kansas Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Local and National Dancers, a Live Orchestra, and Healthy Lessons for Everyone

By Alexander Smirnov and Stephanie Heston, Kansas Ballet 'Tis the season for families to come together in celebration of the Christmas holiday, and one tradition for many around the world (and certainly here in Topeka) is enjoying a performance of The Nutcracker! At Kansas Ballet, dancers have been preparing for several months for their opportunities … Continue reading Kansas Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Local and National Dancers, a Live Orchestra, and Healthy Lessons for Everyone

24 for Life program helps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

One in three American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are at high risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, a serious and costly disease. Many people with prediabetes who do not start to change their lifestyle habits by losing weight or participating in moderate physical activity, can develop Type 2 Diabetes within 5 … Continue reading 24 for Life program helps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Older Running: Start Running at Age 55 and Beyond

Lots of older folks run regularly for fitness and fun, and a large percentage of them are relatively new to the sport. Consider that more than half of participants in the annual New York City Marathon are over the age of 40, and it’s easy to see that running is a sport for all age … Continue reading Older Running: Start Running at Age 55 and Beyond

How to improve heart health

Have you recently been diagnosed with heart disease? Are you hoping to prevent future problems with your cardiovascular system? Either way, learning how to improve heart health is a smart idea – it’s also refreshingly easy! When working toward this goal, some determined souls dive in headfirst and completely revamp their lifestyle. While that is … Continue reading How to improve heart health

Tips to a Successful Running Comeback

By Amy Reinink Elite runner Kristen Fryburg-Zaitz, 30, of Boulder, Col., is accustomed to 100-plus-mile training weeks, grueling speed workouts and pushing her body to the limit in frequent weekend races. But in early 2010, her workouts looked like this: five minutes of walking, followed by one minute of easy running, repeat. After a forced … Continue reading Tips to a Successful Running Comeback