Tag: Exercise

Millennials’ Fitness Goals and Health Needs: Differences Between Your 20s versus 30s versus 40s

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Brittany Noelle has been an athlete her entire life.  Between suffering from her own sports-related injuries, watching her dad suffer from injuries, and seeing her mom live with autoimmune disease, she became interested in learning about the body—anatomy and physiology—from a young age.  Her goal: helping people move better and

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Heart Disease Prevention Millennial Style: Plant-Based Diets and Exercise Combinations You Should Start Now to Have a Healthy Heart Long Term

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ While your 50th birthday may seem like a long way off, when it comes to our hearts it’s not as far away as you might think. Studies of heart disease in young people who have unfortunately died of other causes, such as war, have frequently shown the beginning stages of

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A Millennial Fitness Trainer’s Tips for Taking Your Pandemic Fitness Habits Back to Your Workplace

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Whoever thought a day would come when the ease of movement itself would no longer be easy? Well, when gyms and fitness centers closed across the country for months in 2020 that’s exactly what happened. Without access to equipment, group classes for comradery, and the accountability of our personal trainers,

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Four Ways Millennials Can Keep Their Energy Levels Up When Going Back to the Office

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is a part of YMyHealth’s Making a Healthy Office Comeback series. As more millennials return to the office or transition to hybrid work schedules in 2021 and 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice from

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