Alicia Springer

Mother of two. Personal trainer. Fitness is about determination, not age.

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Must Read Books for Cancer Patients
a month ago
It is estimated that about 1.7 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in 2018. Discovering that you have cancer is an unexpected and heart-wrenching moment like none other. You may wonder, "What's...
Signs You're Stressed (And Don't Even Realize It)
a month ago
No one likes to be stressed out—but it’s not just unpleasant. As science has started to show, stress is actually very dangerous for your health. Temporary levels of stress cause heightened levels of c...
The OrCam MyEye 2.0 Allows the Blind to Interact with the World More Than Ever Before
2 months ago
"I'm blind," he said, even as he met my gaze evenly. When he said it, we almost didn't believe him since he navigated the large AirBnB so effortlessly. The owner of the house, the two other guests, the owner's nurse friend, and I all looked at him in surprise. We all piled in the nurse's vehicle and on the way to a restaurant in western Baltimore, he explained how he was indeed blind, but that blindness had a spectrum. We were all dreadfully clueless in the subject, and listened curiously as he ...
10 Ways Walking Everyday Can Improve Your Health
4 months ago
When’s the last time you went for a walk? For the record, walking to your car or to the fridge doesn’t count. What we mean is, when’s the last time you walked as a form of real exercise? If you can’t ...
Best iPhone Armbands for Exercise
6 months ago
iPhone armbands are a fantastic invention. They can enable you to enjoy hands-free use of the device whether you're just reclining on the sofa, walking to work, doing chores, or working out. Yet, as i...
Tips for How to Lose Those Last Few Pounds... Fast
7 months ago
The last pounds before reaching your target weight or waistline are hard. You've surely worked your butt off (literally) to get to this point. Now, only a few minor changes stand in the way of losing ...