Articles in Pets, Cover Story, Exercise and Fun

Top Dog-friendly Cities to Visit in America

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Looking to hit the road with your favorite furry pal this season? When it comes to vacationing with your dog, it’s important to keep key destination factors in mind like number and location of dog parks; city walkability; access to greenways; and pre... Read full article

Spice it Up with Chef Celeste

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Chef Celeste Gill is a name many Louisianians are becoming familiar with. Her journey to becoming one of the greatest chefs in our area began when she was just a young adult.... Read full article

Slimmer Thighs

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Don’t wait until summer to work on your summer body. If you start now, you can have toned thighs by the time you go on your first summer vacation. Spend a few minutes on each exercise. Start with 10 reps three times for each exercise and gradually, ... Read full article

A Pet to Love: Having a Pet Helps You Live Longer

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Over 60 percent of households in the United States have a pet, and this is with good reason. Pets provide families with countless hours of cuddles and laughter. Owning a dog or a cat, whether that pet is a rescue or straight from a reputable breeder,... Read full article

A New Way to Stretch

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“A year ago, I was scheduled for serious back surgery (rods, screws, etc.) However, a local massage therapist helped me realize that the root cause of my back pain was actually a very tight piriformis muscle that was pulling my spine out of position,... Read full article



Thigh Support Improving Your Thighs Expands your Balance and Stability

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A healthy body’s ability to continually find balance and stability as a moving mass is truly a remarkable feat.  Think about when you may have accidentally tripped on an uprooted crack in a sidewalk, or up a misjudged stairwell step.  Those times whe... Read full article

Booty Beauty

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Your booty is the largest and strongest muscle in your body. In fact, it is made up of three muscles–the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The gluteal muscles assist with maintaining balance and posture. They allow you to stand, cl... Read full article

Why Should You Adopt a Pet?

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It’s estimated that each year, over 6.5 million companion animals, otherwise defined as an animal that is suitable to be a home pet, are surrendered to community animal shelters across the United States. This means that there is one animal surrendere... Read full article

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Tips for the non-exerciser... Read full article

Transplant Games: Going for the Gold with New Heart

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Emily Traylor has a joy for life. The runway trim, always-on-the-go wife, mom and volunteer enthusiastically approaches each day with a radiant smile, a competitive spirit and a new heart. The 40-year-old Louisiana resident is one of thousands of tr... Read full article