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Homestead Run Club, Train and Meet New People

Homestead Run Club, Train and Meet New People

The Homestead community is getting more active and fitter. Since its creation four years ago, Homestead Run Club has gone from 10 members  to more than 100 people running every...

Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Supporting South Floridians for More Than Four Decades

Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Supporting South Floridians for More Than Four Decades

Turkey Point operations generate an estimated $1.7 billion of economic output annually, provide more than 800 full-time employees and 5,000 temporary jobs that will bring an additional $11 million into...

Visit the Historic Redland Tropical Trail 'Miami’s Countryside'

Visit the Historic Redland Tropical Trail 'Miami’s Countryside'

Yes, Miami’s countryside does exist in an area near Homestead called the Redlands. Get to know a historic agritourism trail, perfect for a summer cool-down and escape from the city...

City of Homestead Public Information Officer Appointed to Florida Municipal Communicators Association Founding Board of Directors

City of Homestead Public Information Officer Appointed to Florida Municipal Communicators Association Founding Board of Directors

The City of Homestead’s Public Information Officer (PIO), Zackery Good, was recently selected to serve on the Florida Municipal Communicators Association (FMCA) founding Board of Directors.

In the Heights: The Broadway Musical Brings Latin Flare to Seminole

In the Heights: The Broadway Musical Brings Latin Flare to Seminole

The Historic Seminole Theatre is gearing up for a scorching hot summer. With the Seminole Theatre Players production of the massively successful Broadway hit musical 'In the Heights' opening their...

What Kind of Home Equity Loan Should You Get?

What Kind of Home Equity Loan Should You Get?

There are two types of home equity loans: closed-end loans and lines of credit. These are also known as “second mortgages” because they’re secured by your original first mortgage.

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Director of HPS Energy Elected to Lead Statewide Power Agency

Director of HPS Energy Elected to Lead Statewide Power Agency

Homestead Public Services Energy Director, Barbara Quiñones, was re-elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA). She was first elected to fill an...

Vice Mayor Shelley’s Artist in the Spotlight Looking for Local Artists

Vice Mayor Shelley’s Artist in the Spotlight Looking for Local Artists

Homestead Vice Mayor Stephen R. Shelley is looking for local artists to participate in his Artist in the Spotlight program.  Participating artists will be able to display their artwork in...

Small Changes for Saving this Summer

Small Changes for Saving this Summer

As the weather heats up, lowering your energy bill can be as simple as making a few small changes around your home. Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) offers top...

Recent Telephone Poll Results Are In: Cutler Bay Residents Want Rail

Recent Telephone Poll Results Are In: Cutler Bay Residents Want Rail

The Town of Cutler Bay recently completed a telephone poll at the end of June this year in order to determine residents’ preference for transportation developments in South Dade. The...

7th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk Community Event

7th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk Community Event

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County WIC Program and Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade would like to cordially invite you and your organization to participate in the

Fireworks: Stay Safe this 4th of July

Fireworks: Stay Safe this 4th of July

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to urge families NOT to buy fireworks for their own or their children's use, as thousands of people, most often children and teens,...

Health

12
Jul2018
Free back-to-school immunizations

Free back-to-school immunizati...

Every parent loves for the kids to get free backpacks, school supplies and other goodies for back-to-school. So why not immunizations?

20
Jun2018
April and May showers bring June … not flowers, mosquitoes

April and May showers bring Ju...

After the heavy rains of May and Subtropical Storm Alberto, the biting bugs are back and you should protect your family.

05
May2018
The Opioid Crisis: A Mother’s Loss

The Opioid Crisis: A Mother’s...

A mother tells about her heartbreaking loss of son to an opioid overdose just days before he planned to go into treatment.

23
Apr2018
Cancer and Hispanics

Cancer and Hispanics

Cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the U.S. Cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the U.S., accounting for 22 percent of deaths, according to the American C...

Education

09
Apr2018
The English Center (TEC): Top-of-the-Line Education Programs

The English Center (TEC): Top-...

ESOL and career/technical education are part of the unique programs offered by The English Center (TEC) Some of these courses are also taught in Spanish.

19
Mar2018
To Improve School Security In Parkland’s Aftermath, Miami-Dade County Leaders Want $29.8 million

To Improve School Security In...

In light of the tragic event that occurred on February 14 during which 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in what is now considered one of the deadli...

23
Jan2018
Homestead Youth Achiever Scholarship Application Opens

Homestead Youth Achiever Schol...

The Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council’s 2018 Homestead Youth Achiever Scholarship application is now open.  Thanks to community fundraising efforts spearheaded by the Youth Council...

13
Dec2017
The Value of an Outdoor Classroom: The Joys of Natural Learning

The Value of an Outdoor Classr...

You may think an outdoor classroom is just another playground; however, an outdoor classroom carries a deeper concept: it opens the door to experiencing the beauty of our surroundings through the...

Sports

23
Apr2018
Health and Fitness Coach Committed to Helping Others Live Healthy, Fit and Happy Lives

Health and Fitness Coach Commi...

Dianna Forsberg Shares Six Steps to Spring Back into a Health and Fitness Routine

02
Jan2018
How to find time to exercise?

How to find time to exercise?

If exercising more is a goal in the year ahead, the following are a few strategies to make that happen... A new year marks a great time to embrace change. Many people do just that by making resol...

27
May2017
Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final to Showcase the Country’s Most Skilled Five-Man Soccer Teams in Unique Elimination Format

Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final t...

Following qualifying tournaments in 17 different U.S. cities, top teams will meet in Miami June 10 to determine who will play for the World Championship in Brazil this July Miami, FL (May 30...

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May2017
Tips That Can Help When Choosing a Summer Camp

Tips That Can Help When Choosi...

By the end of May, with our eyes on more than two months of summer vacation that our children will enjoy, many parents face a dilemma: With whom do we leave our children while we work? Some have...

Dianna Forsberg Shares Six Steps to Spring Back into a Health and Fitness Routine
 
Spring has arrived and it’s the perfect time to recommit to those health and fitness goals that may have taken a back burner during the cooler months.  Dianna Forsberg, international fitness model and health and wellness coach, offers key tips that can easily be incorporated in everyday routines.  From former competitive bikini fitness professional to current mother of a two year-old toddler, the 40 something fitness enthusiast has experienced the on and off relationship with health and fitness and wants to share the many lessons she has learned along the way to inspire others to fully commit to living healthy, fit and happy lives.
 
“There is no time like the present to reclaim your health and fitness,” said Dianna Forsberg. “Oftentimes we prioritize other activities, our family, friends, even our children over ourselves.  Now is the time to take control of your physical health, so that you can be the best ‘you’ possible.”
 
Forsberg suggest the following key steps to spring back into a health and fitness routine.
 
1. Face Your Health Reality: In order to move forward and reach your health and fitness goals, you have to face the reality of where your health and fitness currently lies. Look in the mirror, get on the scale, take your measurements, and schedule a physical exam. It is a difficult reality, but just think of how great it will be a month from now when you are able to see your improvements from simply makes changes in your lifestyle.
 
2. Spring Clean Your Life. From toxic relationships to toxic foods, spring cleaning is more than just cleaning out closets. It’s about taking steps to regain control of your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. So, let go of all the stressors and negative triggers that are causing you to overindulge in unhealthy eating habits and miss work outs so that you can be on your way to a happier and healthier you.
 
3.  Write Down Your Desired Goals. Putting your goals on paper will help them become closer to reality, and there is always a feeling of accomplishment when checking them off as you meet them. Keep in mind these can be small daily goals such as incorporating more fruits and vegetables in your diet, working out for 30 minutes a day or losing eight pounds in six weeks. No matter how big or small the goals, take the time to write them down.
 
4. Meal Prep and Plan Ahead. The key to being consistent with health and fitness is planning ahead. By setting a certain day of the week to grocery shop and prepare meals, you are able to set yourself up for success because knowing what to eat, when to eat it and how much to eat is imperative to reaching long and lasting fitness results. This goes for working out as well. Plan your workouts ahead of time and lie out your workout clothes the night before.
 
5. Build a Strong Support System.  Share your health and fitness goals with close family, friends and colleagues. You can even share it on social media and encourage others to join you on your fitness journey. By sharing your goals, you have accountability and are more likely to stick to your new commitment. 
 
6. Invest in Professional Guidance. Whether it is a trainer, nutritionist, or health and wellness coach, invest in a health and fitness expert. This will help you develop an ideal eating and fitness plan that can be customized for your specific goals and body type. There is no one size fits all when it comes to health and fitness, so seek professional guidance to help you reach and sustain your goals.
“The key takeaways are to be consistent, committed and creative with your time and resources.” said Forsberg.
 
For more health and fitness information and to learn more about Dianna Forsberg, please visit www.diannaforsberg.com.

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