About KAY SAGER
BiographyKay Sager is a certified fitness and aquatic specialist living at Port of the Islands. She is a personal trainer using land and water fitness and teaches swimming. She also has written articles for Physician and Sports Medicine among other publications. Kay can be reached by e-mail: email@example.com.
- Columnist - Marco Eagle
12/25/2007 - current
Not your typical Irish pub: Erin’s Isle has gourmet approach to dining
Published 09/14/2008 at 12:04 a.m.
“Yes, we do pour a proper Guinness,” proclaimed Executive Chef/Owner Michael Ward of Erin’s Isle Restaurant and Lounge, “but the pub is really a bar, a lounge.” Confused? Technically, a true Irish pub serves specific ‘pub grub,’ which does not ...
It’s Your Health: Trimming down after holidays — part 2
Published 03/30/2008 at 10:12 p.m.
We’re a finicky lot when it comes to food. Many equate healthy with unappetizing. If we omit butter and heavy sauces, it will be bland. Or we get in a rut eating the same things and never try something different. ...
It’s Your Health: Trimming down after holidays
Published 03/25/2008 at 10:38 a.m.
March was a tough month for our waistlines. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Spring Break noshing and Easter feasting were the primary culprits (did you eat your way through the Ides of March too?)
It’s Your Health: Back to the basics — be nice
Published 03/18/2008 at 11:53 a.m.
Easter already? Peak season, Spring break, and many edgy, impatient, disgruntled people on the roads, in restaurants, and grocery stores. Reality check. This happens every year so let’s all take a deep breath, relax, and be more accommodating than we ...
It’s Your Health: The power of water, Part III
Published 03/11/2008 at 12:02 a.m.
Last week I discussed the physiological aspects of immersing yourself in water and the changes that occur within your body. I also mentioned several studies that substantiated healthful effects for the cardiovascular system and kidneys.
It’s Your Health: A splash of health — Part 2
Published 03/03/2008 at 1:40 p.m.
Tranquility, invigorating, refreshing… whatever term you choose, the undeniable pleasure of immersing ourselves in water is a conundrum. Why do we feel so serene and what exactly happens to our body as we sink down into aqua? Physiological changes occur ...
It’s Your Health: A splash of health
Published 02/25/2008 at 4:23 p.m.
Why does immersing ourselves in water make us feel so good? Note the serene faces of those sinking into a hot tub or the exuberance of children splashing in a swimming pool. Bad moods and crankiness seem to dissolve in ...
It’s Your Health: Older adult fitness — 30 years ago
Published 02/18/2008 at 12:29 p.m.
Hippocrates said, “Speaking generally, all parts of the body, which have a function, if used in moderation and exercised in labours to which each is accustomed, become thereby healthy and well-developed, and age slowly; but if unused and left idle, ...
It’s Your Health: You could save lives — learn CPR
Published 02/11/2008 at 7:34 p.m.
Pay attention. Doing something is better than doing nothing if you observe a cardiac arrest. It’s imperative to act immediately because the chance of survival plummets by as much as 10 percent every minute.
It’s Your Health: Y-ending words in fitness
Published 02/04/2008 at 1:26 p.m.
In fitness, three key words ending in “y” are mobility, agility, and flexibility. We strive to maintain these modules for independence and a better quality of life but we need to add adaptability and versatility for an overall enhanced wellness… ...
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