Our blog is about giving people small tips that can make a big impact on their health. Small lifestyle changes that they can live with.
Our focus: We only provide health and fitness information, articles, and stories. We do not endorse diets, pills or quick fixes. And our articles, exercises, tips, recipes, and product suggestions are related to fitness and health. You won’t find unrelated articles or products for sale (unless the ads are with WordPress – we can’t control those).
And, since exercises normally take a few tries to get right, in case someone is away from a computer or phone, all of our exercises are formatted for printing. That way, if you go to the gym or travel, you only have to print your favorites for reference. Here is an example of one of our most popular workouts: Flexibility workout plan
I actually do this exercise at 5am every Monday and love it! It’s quick and easy.
My inspiration for Professionals Health Connection was two-fold. Firstly, I had a high-stress job that required 12-hour days and some weekend work. By sitting at my desk all day, I began to gain weight and the aches and pains from the constant typing and mouse use was beginning to take its toll.
To help the situation, my husband and I joined a gym and as a present, he signed me up for a trainer (at the time I had no desire to get a trainer).
After just 5 training sessions, and about a month of going to the gym, my ‘mouse’ arm wasn’t hurting anymore, and other aches and pains were becoming more manageable. I also began to feel better mentally. In other words, my stress was becoming more tolerable.
And second, being in the technology field, I always wanted to learn more about websites and how people share information. With that thought in mind, I set to learn more about blogging and found WordPress.com (which I highly recommend!)
Since these two activities were going on simultaneously, I had the idea that I would share what I was learning about being active – what I call my ‘body 1.01’ information. So shortly after I married the two – I could have my new exercises and workouts available always available – and I could share it! Voila now that made sense! That made it so much easier for me to form new exercises and workouts and share them at the same time. So, with the hopes it would help people that found themselves in a similar situation: lots of sitting work and not enough activity, I launched Professionals Health Connection.
As a side benefit of all that exercise, I started asking questions about nutrition. I had (and still have) questions that I’m sure everyone thinks about at one time or another, so I share my research on those too. I also have a trainer in the family as well as a best friend who was a PE teacher to provide topic ideas, assist with research, and critique as needed.
Shared by: Joan Wilder