FACTS FOR FAMILIES: Building personal resiliency | Health, Medicine and Fitness


When faced with adversity, resilient people:

• Are able to reframe the situation and view difficulties as challenges and opportunities for growth. They view crisis as an opportunity to grow stronger and wiser and they view challenges as manageable and NOT permanent. We WILL get through this!

• Learn from the mistakes and failures they have – but they don’t see them as failures. They see them as important lessons and try to learn from them.

• Have confidence in themselves and this belief in themselves enables them to take risks. Think about the “famous failures” you may have heard

‘Shredded’ physique doesn’t always equal health, personal trainers say

  • Having a “ripped” physique should not be equated with being fit and healthy, according to two personal trainers.
  • In fact, the stereotypical “fitness” image of a six-pack and low body fat levels can often be due to bad health.
  • For Hayley Madigan, a “shredded” body came at the cost of her mental health, and she was the least healthy she’d ever been.
  • Ben Carpenter, meanwhile, suffers from Crohn’s and inflammatory bowel diseases, which makes it hard to put on weight, but people still see his physique as “fitness goals.”
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Jillian Michaels 7-Minute Fitness Challenge, Day 6: High Intensity Calorie Burner


Health and fitness expert Jillian Michaels created a 7-day challenge for Yahoo readers. Each day features a 7-minute calorie burning, strength building, confident boosting workout. Are you up to the challenge?

This body-carving challenge is just the beginning. Michael’s is offering Yahoo Life readers an exclusive deal on her fitness app, which is stocked with a slew of effective 7-day workouts, and much more. Enjoy a free 7-day trial and a 3-month subscription for just $19.99 (usual price is $44.97), and 12-months for $59.99 (usual price is $179.88). Get the offer here, by cutting and pasting this link: jmfit.io


Essentia Health Center for Personal Fitness to Require Masks Full-Time

Essentia Health Miller Hill Plaza

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DULUTH, Minn. – Effective Saturday Essentia Health will begin requiring masks at the Center for Personal Fitness at the Miller Hill Health Plaza.

Essentia says they will require masks to be worn by members and staff at all times at the facility.

“Two of the most effective ways of keeping people healthy are to wear masks and practice social distancing (at least six feet),” said Dr. Jon Pryor, president of Essentia Health’s East Market. COVID-19 is more likely to be spread indoors, so we need to treat our fitness centers just like any other indoor facility. We