workout Archives | Carson Tahoe Health

How Fit Are You? A Fitness Test for Adults

You owe it to yourself to make fitness a priority. Physical fitness can help prevent more than 40 chronic diseases including potential killers such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, hypertension, and even cancer. But how do you know whether you’re fit? Your overall fitness is a measure of four physical abilities — endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility — and body composition or body mass index (BMI). BMI tracks height and weight only while a body composition test, which calculates your fat and lean muscle mass, is an excellent indicator of overall fitness. For a more hands-on approach, try these five fitness tests to see how you stack up. 1. Endurance and Cardiovascular Fitness Tests Your endurance level reflects the health …

3 Keys to a Stress-Free Life

Carson Tahoe Behavioral Health Services provides tips for dealing with stress in everyday life.

MoTiYoGaChi: De-Stress & Re-Energize your Body

Join instructor Syena Sowden for an exhilarating blend of yoga, movement and tai chi.

Fall Running Playlist

With fall here, it is the perfect time to strap on your tennis shoes, and maybe your gloves and get out for a nice BRISK run! The weather is mild and cool, perfect conditions for runners, no matter your skill level. This fall, we thought we’d help inspire you to run with a playlist designed for warm-up, running, and cool-down. Enjoy this beautiful fall weather we have been having! All songs can be purchased through iTunes.   Warm up: Mirrors- Justin Timberlake Royals- Lorde Counting Stars- One Republic   Run: Roar- Katy Perry Wake Me Up- Avicci Lights- Ellie Goulding Applause- Lady Gaga Round Here- Florida Georgia Line Blurred Lines- Robin Thicke Radioactive- Imagine Dragons   Cool down: Summertime Sadness- …