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Title: Columnist - Marco Eagle
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Kay 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:

Position History

  • Columnist - Marco Eagle
    12/25/2007 - current

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Recent Work

  • 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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