Health & Fitness

Big-league trainer helping Rocklin athletes

  Everyone can be 10 times quicker and faster, according to Dave Warner, who shares the secrets of fitness and athletic training through plyometrics with Rocklin and surround ...

Confused about care? Dementia adviser has the answers

When Laurie Erskine-Farley began noticing changes in her mom’s behavior, she wasn’t sure what to do. Changes began after her mom had radiation therapy for lung cancer a ...

Finding ways to be healthy can be horseplay

When the first of the year rolls around, many residents look for ways to improve their health. It seems that more often than not, joining a gym is the most common way to achieve t ...

Relax and get fit with yoga

Seniors are among those turning to yoga for fitness and relaxation.  Acknowledging that trend, BridgeYoga, a Loomis yoga studio, began offering a chair yoga class last fall. ...

South Placer seniors earning black belts, staying active

Many older adults have expressed a desire to participate in martial arts, or regret that they didn’t do it while they were younger. As evidenced by those who have successfull ...

Health and wealth center opens in Rocklin

The Vi Life Health and Wealth Center of Rocklin will celebrate its grand opening Friday, April 5, across from Sierra College. Its mission is to reach out to the greater Sacramento ...

Pink pigs on patrol in Rocklin, Loomis

Have you seen people walking around with pink pigs? These citizens are members of the Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin and each week they are asked to go about their daily live ...

Placer County residents called to contribute to historic cancer research effort

Residents of Placer County have an opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between ...

Sutter dietitian asks patients to take action in National Nutrition Month

One in three adults is obese in America and Sutter Health registered dietitians are taking advantage of National Nutrition Month to raise awareness of the many strategies to combat ...

Tax ‘breaks’ for everybody at Robinson’s Taekwondo

This April, come break a tax board and get a break from Robinson’s Taekwondo. Register to attend the event Saturday, April 13, and Robinson’s will help you learn to br ...

Rocklin chiropractor gives seminar on staying in peak physical condition

Dr. Tim Smith and Dr. Catherine De Lipski will host an open health workshop to show patients and their guests how to adopt a fun, healthy lifestyle that can add decades to their li ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Types of diabetes (Part 2)

In our last article, we discussed the fundamentals of type 1 diabetes. Recall that our patient, HM, is a 38-year-old man who had three weeks of frequent urination and excessive thi ...

Maria Montessori students rally for peer with cancer

Students from Maria Montessori Charter Academy showed support for one of their own recently through a “Relay Recess” event at the school. Tyler Chatterton, a student o ...