Fitness Tag

It's never too late to take steps to improve your health. Will today be your day? Sit less, move more. Consider the ways you can add more activity into your day...

At DeerFields Clinic, we offer a Human Performance Evaluation (HPE) designed to assess an individual’s Functional Capacity by evaluating physical fitness markers in the areas of Strength, Power, Endurance, Aerobic Capacity, and Mobility....

Planking….. One exercise everyone loves to hate. This isometric exercise requires full body activation, minimal equipment (technically none) and can be done anywhere, anytime, any place. While crunches still seem to be a preferred core exercise by many, there is little evidence to support that...

When it comes to physical activity, don't undervalue the incredible health benefits of a daily walk. Research tells us that there are health benefits to exercise -- even periods as short as a few minutes. It also reveals that these benefits are increased when we...

Despite teaching fitness classes for almost three decades, running for years, and cycling, boxing, skiing, playing tennis, taking up Hip-Hop in my forties, and enjoying just about every form of physical activity, including many activities with my dog, I have never considered myself an athlete....

If you think it's just kids and teens getting too much screen time these days, think again. How many hours a day do you spend in front of your computer, on your phone, or watching TV? Probably more than you think. In its first-ever report card,...

Here at DeerFields Clinic we practice Preventive & Integrative Medicine with a particular focus on anti-ageing through lifestyle optimization.  We actually have the ability to measure the age of each individual body system and compare it to your chronological age in years. These systems include your cardio-age (heart), pulmo-age...

An avid runner in every season, I've discovered a few tricks that make running outdoors throughout the winter months a little more enjoyable...