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MetabolizePMD: What's the Difference Between Natural Sugars, Added Sugars, and Total Sugars?

Posted by Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach on Jun 5, 2020

Natural sugars. Added sugars. Total sugars. Don't they all sound the same? What are the differences between each? Are they all bad? It's definitely confusing. In this video, Midlothian health coach Jaime Monsen breaks it down. Watch the video below and read on for a full recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

COVID-19 Update: Latest Numbers, Phase II in Virginia, and Potential Treatments

Posted by Steve E. Bishop, M.D. on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Steven Bishop returned to Facebook Live on Wednesday, June 3, to discuss the latest information on COVID-19. He discussed the most recent data and COVID-19 numbers, moving to Phase II in Virginia, recent developments about potential treatments, and he answered questions from the audience. Watch the full video below and read on for a recap. 

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Topics: COVID-19, Facebook Live Recap

OptimizePMD: Exercising for Weight Loss — Why It Works & What Types of Exercise Help

Exercise is a key component of any weight loss plan. Why does exercise work for weight loss? What types of exercise should you focus on? Greenville health coach Caiti Nascarella explains. Watch the video below and read on for a full recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

MetabolizePMD: 5 Tips to Reduce the Carbs in Your Diet

Posted by Caitlin Nascarella, Certified Health Coach on May 29, 2020

Eating a low-carb diet is a great way to lose weight. But it can be hard to get started. In this video, Greenville health coach Caiti Nascarella offers five simple tips to help you reduce the carbs in your diet immediately. Watch the video below for more information and read on for a full recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

HarmonizePMD: Am I Doing This Yoga Pose Right? Putting It All Together for Sun Salutation A

Posted by Lindsey Patton, Certified Health Coach on May 29, 2020

After teaching the mountain pose and forward fold, plank and low plank, upward facing dog and downward facing dog, Richmond health coach Lindsey Patton finishes out the series with a lesson on how to put it all together for Sun Salutation A. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, HarmonizePMD

OptimizePMD: 4 Rounds. 25 Reps. A Friday Morning Workout.

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on May 29, 2020

Staying active is important, but you don't need to go to the gym or buy expensive equipment. In this video, Richmond health coach Michael Stroud demonstrates a simple four-exercise workout featuring 25 reps each to help you stay in shape. Follow along with Michael in the video below. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

MetabolizePMD: How Much Sugar is Too Much Sugar?

Posted by Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach on May 28, 2020

Added sugar is a huge culprit in our health. It is a big contributor to obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, etc. It's hidden in our foods and drinks.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

MetabolizePMD: All About Intermittent Fasting

Posted by Caitlin Nascarella, Certified Health Coach on May 28, 2020

Intermittent fasting is a popular eating trend. In this video, Greenville health coach Caiti Nascarella discusses why intermittent fasting has gained popularity, when you shouldn't do intermittent fasting, and a few variations if you're thinking about getting started. Read the recap below and watch the full video for more. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

HarmonizePMD: Morning Yoga + Meditation — Sound Guided Meditation

Posted by Yvonne Bull, Certified Health Coach on May 28, 2020

Yoga and meditation can help you relieve stress and find balance in your life. In this video, Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull leads us through a 25-minute yoga session followed by a brief sound guided meditation. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, HarmonizePMD

COVID-19 Update: New Data & Analysis from the CDC and VDH

Posted by Steve E. Bishop, M.D. on May 27, 2020

Dr. Steven Bishop was back for another interactive Facebook Live event on Wednesday, May 27, to provide another weekly update on COVID-19. 

The big news this week includes new analysis of nationwide data and from the Center for Disease Control and local numbers out of Virginia from the Virginia Department of Health.

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Topics: COVID-19, Facebook Live Recap

OptimizePMD: Mid-Week Lunchtime Workout

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on May 27, 2020

Richmond health coach Michael Stroud is back for a body weight routine. Remember to warm up first, stretch before and after, and stay hydrated.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

HarmonizePMD: Morning Yoga + Meditation — Breathe in Calm

Posted by Yvonne Bull, Certified Health Coach on May 27, 2020

Continue to grow your yoga and meditation practice with health coach Yvonne Bull from our Owings Mills location. Yvonne leads us through a series of gentle yoga poses followed by a short, guided meditation. Today's meditation includes a lesson on alternate nostril breathing designed to breathe in calm and release tension. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, HarmonizePMD

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