MEMBER PROFILE: Dr. Lisa Ramey

Dr. Lisa Ramey, from Jaffrey Family Practice, is a runner, a marathoner, a skier and, now, she’d like to add Zumba dancer to her resume.  As an active Wellness Center member for about 10 years, she’s tried many of the aquatic classes, and specializes in T’ai Chi these days, but recently she has found a love for Zumba.

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Get fit with HIIT

Anna Cronin offers a group fitness class in High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) every Monday and Friday at 7:30 a.m.  In this article, she explains the science behind HIIT.  Why not join her for this fun, challenging change to your exercise routine?

What is HIIT?

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a form of exercise in which you alternate between very intense anaerobic periods and slower recovery periods for a shorter, more efficient workout. “The high intensity intervals should be performed at near maximum effort and the recovery intervals should be done at about 50%. The ratio is typically 2:1.

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Like parent, like child

[This is the fourth in a series of articles here at FitNotesNH on the role exercise plays in preventing and/or helping to improve certain medical conditions.  We’ve explored diabetes, arthritis, stress and more.  Look for the FitWise logo! Our hope is that you will learn along with your fellow Wellness Center members.]

Childhood obesity is epidemic, and a number of factors contribute to it. But researchers at Duke University have found that parents play a big role in establishing healthy exercise and eating habits in their children. If parents aren’t exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet, their children are less likely to as well.

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