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Taylor Locke

Taylor Locke is excited to take on her new role as Health Coach and use her knowledge and education to provide individualized chronic disease management and lifestyle counseling. She previously worked as an Exercise is Medicine (EIM) Intern through the EIM On Campus Initiative at Slippery Rock University, and was a graduate teaching assistant for the Exercise Science program at the University of South Florida. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science degree at Slippery Rock University and her Masters of Science in Exercise Science degree with a concentration in Health and Wellness from the University of South Florida, as well as becoming a Certified Exercise Physiologist. Taylor is passionate about using exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle changes as preventive care and disease management/treatment.
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The Stress-Free Zone

Posted by Taylor Locke on July 1, 2021

Stress can manifest itself in many ways in our body. Take a minute to focus on your shoulders: are they relaxed, stiff or strained? How about your jaw – is it loose or clenched? Tight or tense muscles, headaches, increased heart rate, uneven breathing, or a rise in body temperature are all common physical responses to stress. Stress may also be felt in the mind in the form of racing thoughts, worrying, sadness, irritability or anger. Chronic, unmanaged stress can lead to serious health issues, that’s why managing stress is essential to healthy living and improving your quality of life. Here are nine things you can do in your immediate environment to create a stress-free zone and manage stress effectively.

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