Work Out Wednesday

Smiling couple hiking together

Did you know taking a brisk walk once a day can help prevent heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes? Researchers found that the same energy used for moderate-intensity walking and vigorous-intensity running resulted in similar reductions in risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and possibly coronary heart disease. For more… Read more »

Take Control Tuesday

Hispanic woman, 30 years old, exercising outdoors in the park, lifting pink handweights. She has a determined expression on her face, wearing a bright yellow shirt. The focus is on her hand extended in front of her holding the weight in the foreground.

Know your reasons. If you’re looking to get healthier, fitter and look younger, then you’ve got to know your reasons for why you want to become more healthy. No matter what goal you set, the more reasons you have for achieving it, the more you’ll convince yourself of wanting to achieve it and you’ll go… Read more »

Motivation Monday

Shot of a young woman jogging on a country road on a misty morning

Need a little help getting yourself to commit to those daily workouts? Well, studies show by making the benefits of working out more tangible, such as by treating yourself to a sweet treat or an episode of your favorite show, you are far more likely to continue your workout routine. Research suggests, “An extrinsic reward… Read more »

Fun Day Sunday

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From the Heart will be participating in the Christmas in Cullman celebration this year! Join us next Saturday, November 12th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, November 13th, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm for our Grinch themed event. Be sure to come dressed as a Who from Whoville to receive a discount on your purchases. We’ll… Read more »

Shopping Saturday

Close up of Christmas decorations.

Cullman Elks Lodge will be hosting their first Holiday Craft Fair and Vendor Expo next Saturday, 11/12, from 10AM – 5PM. Over 30 vendors will be offering their products and services to coincide with the Cullman Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in Cullman Celebration. This mega, pre-Christmas sale allows shoppers a golden opportunity to get ahead… Read more »

Fixer Upper Friday

A man rakes leaves.

Who knew a menial chore, such as raking leaves, could be such a good source of exercise? Studies show, raking leaves is a good way to workout your arms all while getting the much dreaded yard work done. In fact, it can burn up to 450 calories in one hour!

Thorough Thursday

Hygiene. Cleaning Hands. Washing hands.

Studies show one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others is by simply washing your hands more regularly throughout the day. It’s quick, simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except the germs!

Work Out Wednesday

Happy woman hiking together outdoors

Did you know exercise is a great way to combat stress? A good workout can take your mind off your problems, help ward off depression and the boost it gives your brain can also help you deal with stressful situations more easily.

Take Control Tuesday

Keeping You Healthy

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Our mission? To keep you far from the operating room through annual physicals and regular screenings. But should you ever need surgery, our advanced tracking system will allow your family to follow your procedure from admission to recovery.

Motivation Monday

Hispanic woman (40s) with multi-ethnic group of children (3-6 years) wearing halloween costumes, going trick or treating in residential neighborhood.

It’s not surprising that the Fall’s most iconic activity – trick or treating – burns quite a bit of calories. Studies show that after all the walking and running you do, trick or treating can burn up to 205 calories in an hour! As most parents know, keeping up with sugar-fueled kids can be quite… Read more »