With the world in upheaval over COVID-19, knowing how to recover quickly from illness is essential. While it’s important to wash your hands regularly and avoid touching your face whenever possible, you may not be able to avoid illnesses forever. If you do come down with a flu or other sickness, here are six things you can do to help your body recover as quickly as possible.

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Flu activity is currently high in the United States and expected to continue for weeks. Fortunately, you can prepare your body to handle sickness more effectively. Here are a few simple ways you can prepare your immune system to fight the flu.

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Summer is synonymous with fun, outdoor activities and long, sunny days. While many people dive into summer with little to no preparation, it’s important to physically prep your body after the winter months. From improving your endurance to avoiding sunburns, here are five things you should do to prepare your body for the most enjoyable summer of your life:

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After a long winter season, your mental and emotional health may be in a bit of a slump. This isn’t unusual, so don’t feel like you’re alone. It’s estimated that 10 million Americans have some degree of seasonal affective disorder, which tends to become worse in the winter. Fortunately, there are things you can do to strengthen your mental health, no matter what time of year it is. Here are six ideas to get you started.

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Do you get easily bored by exercising? If so, you may be looking for unique ways to get your blood pumping. Though it may be hard to take some of these activities seriously, here are a few fun and unique exercise trends to try this year.

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Each time a new year rolls around, scores of people sit down and write down their goals for the new year. If you are one of those people, setting goals is an important way to encourage self-improvement year after year. Here are some specific tips for improving the way you look and feel this year.

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It’s not always easy to get to the gym and work out every day, especially when the nights are longer and you have less daylight. But you still need to get your body moving to experience the health benefits regular exercise provides. Missing a workout at the gym won’t derail your progress, as long as you make up for it with an at-home workout. Here are some fun and easy tips for exercising at home.

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Everyone knows that getting fit requires both exercise, such as the LongSpine Method exercise class from Newport Medical and Wellness Center, and a healthy diet. For many people, exercising is much easier than consistently fighting the convenience and taste of unhealthy foods. Changing your mindset is as simple as finding a few delicious and easy recipes that are so good you actually enjoy eating them.

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When you have work off around the holidays, you may be tempted to spend your days relaxing rather than staying fit. You’re also more likely to indulge in sweets and fattening pastries when you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year. However, all that partying can take a toll on your mental, physical and emotional health. While it’s good to spend time enjoying the company of the people you love, it’s also important to make time for your own health year-round. Here are five ways to stay fit this holiday season. 

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Winter is a time of twinkling lights, holiday cheer and . . . dreaded head colds. If you find yourself cringing every time you pass a sniffling child in the store, it’s time to take more productive actions to protect yourself from germs. Here are five simple tips to help you keep sickness at bay during the upcoming cold season.

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