Marsh Blog

How Cultivating Mindfulness Can Change Your Life

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Mindfulness is one of the most simple ideas, and when practiced, a very powerful concept. The complexity that surrounds mindfulness and its practice comes from the pace of our everyday lives and the difficulty of being able to clear your mind of the noise.  Mindfulness involves the practice of focusing on one experience, feeling, thought, […]

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

February is heart month, which means celebrating our heart health and raising awareness about the effects of heart disease.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death each year in the United States, but what we want to focus on is that this disease can often be prevented through the choices we make each and […]

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Water Exercise: It’s good for Heart!

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2019

Your heart is a muscle, the most important muscle in your body!  It beats 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Inactivity will literally cripple your heart! A normal resting heart rate ranges from 60-80 beats per minute.  If you want to make your heart stronger, then it’s important to challenge it to beat […]

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Utilizing Strength Training for Fat Loss

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2019

There has been a recent increase in the popularity of strength training for muscle building, but there is a benefit of working your muscles that many aren’t yet aware of, and that’s the incredible fat loss results that come from strength training. Strength training is one of the most effective ways of losing body fat […]

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Sleep and Your Health

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2019

How did you sleep last night? This question is a common one, and what’s even more common is getting a not-so-great answer to the question.   We as adults are not sleeping all that well in many instances. And while that doesn’t seem like that big of a problem, it’s actually more connected to your […]

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The Benefits of Aquatic Exercise for Chronic Pain

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019

There are many benefits to incorporating water into your life.  Spending time in an aquatic environment whether for meditation or leisure, offers health benefits both mental and physical.  One of the most profound and exceptional uses for aquatics though is to aid in reducing chronic pain. Living with chronic pain is a daily struggle, whether […]

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How to Make Your Fitness Goals Easier to Achieve

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

It’s a new year and along with it comes a feeling for many of us of wanting a ‘fresh start’. We want to be the best versions of ourselves in the new year and that, of course, starts with setting goals.   If you’re starting this year off by setting some positive goals, we commend […]

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Learning to Maintain Healthy Habits

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Friday, December 28th, 2018

Setting goals for your health is the first step toward living the healthy life that you want for yourself.  We all have an idea of the shape or level of health we want to be in, and we all have to start somewhere. Many goals surrounding fitness are never reached or they aren’t maintained. Life […]

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Mindfulness and The Benefits of Meditation

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Meditation and mindfulness have grown in popularity in the last few years because of their incredible stress relief powers. There are also, however, a few rather surprising benefits that come out of developing a meditation practice. Mindfulness in its simplest form is the ability to be fully present in any given moment. It is a […]

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The Benefits of Giving

Ilia Jones  |  Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

‘Tis the season of giving! This time of year represents the importance of family, traditions, and giving to others. Giving to others seems like the theme of the season, but the truth is that there is an underlying benefit to showing the people you care about, and even strangers, a bit of love this holiday […]

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