Depression is an illness. Suicide is the shattering end game for people who suffer from depression and other mental health issues. Understanding the underlying factors of both are more important than ever as the suicide rate in the United States is the highest it has been in nearly 75 years.
Montana Fitness Magazine Jan-Feb 2017 – Digital Version CLICK HERE!!
by Eric Sharpe
You’ve heard of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” If we had to pick Billings’ “Seven Man-Made Wonders”, certainly making the list would be the Metra, the Mormon Temple under the Rims, and the Scheel’s off Shiloh which is the largest stand-alone retail space in the country. Several other candidates could be argued for, but one that would fly under the radar is Billings’ YMCA.
by Michelle Manningham
When people talk about managing stress it seems laughable. Is stress actually manageable? With family, careers, fitness, and trying to squeeze in some life balance it can seem that stress just becomes something we learn to live with verses learning to manage.
by Rebecca Douglas
When we start on the journey to health and fitness, the most common train of thought is, “I have to starve myself”, “I need a diet pill”, “I have to cut my carbs”, “I need to add extra cardio”, and so on.
by Joey Traywick, RN
The sights, sounds, and smells of a hospital room must be “challenging” for staff to cope with. How do nurses manage the difficult – and often shocking – “sensory inputs” that accompany the job? Really, how do you do it?
by Stephanie Sharpe, Exercise Science Editor
During the process of earning my Master’s in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, I was taught what to look for in clients in regards to compensations. Compensations refer to unbalanced opposing muscle groups which result from one or more muscles being tighter …
by Roy Hall, MD
We all, or most, want good health. But as we all know, many are not willing work for their good health. It takes action to have good health. It is not automatic.
by Eric Sharpe There are three key aspects involved in skiing that if addressed prior to your next trip could help you stay safe and injury free. Biomechanics In the Physics of Sports, the subfield of biomechanics refers to the structure and function of the body in relation to the “action of forces” during sporting…
By Matthew Larsen, DMD
Recent articles have created some confusion about everyone’s favorite activity…Do you need to floss? There’s a short answer and it is: YES!
by Diana Statham
Follow some basic guidelines, stay within your physical limits, and have an enjoyable and safe workout.