Archive for the 'Healthy Living' Category


What are the Health Benefits of Exercising Outdoors?

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Not only does exercising outside feel better, it actually comes with some pretty positive health benefits. Here are 3 benefits of exercising outdoors:

10 Golf Tips to Enhance Your Game

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Believe it or not, the sport of golf can take a toll on one’s body and every player from amateur to pro has room for improvement. Here are 10 ways to improve your golf game.

Six Things to Do Without Having to Leave Craig Ranch

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Live, work, play at Craig Ranch in McKinney. Craig Ranch prides itself on being a self-sustaining master-planned community featuring all the amenities one could desire. From recreational options to corporate offices, live the life you’ve always imagined without having to leave your neighborhood! Here are some of the best amenities Craig Ranch residents get to [...]

A Guide to Winter Workouts in Craig Ranch

Monday, November 30th, 2015

With Thanksgiving officially in the rear-view mirror and Christmas on the horizon, motivation can usually go out the window as most go into winter-mode. Cold temperatures, nights that start at 6, and the idea of cozying up under a nice warm blanket, can make it easy to get out of a workout routine.

Ahead of the Curve- Healthy Neighborhoods Trend

Friday, October 30th, 2015

How important were parks, hiking and biking trails, and other active lifestyle amenities when you moved to Craig Ranch? If you’re like a growing number of Americans, health and wellness matters quite a bit when you buy a home. The quality of the environment and healthy lifestyle is the top priority of 87 percent of adults when choosing a place to live, according to the most recent survey by the Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative.

Get a Jump on Spring Cycling in McKinney’s Craig Ranch

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Is it just us, or is the sun starting to shine a little bit brighter these days? Must be time to start training to hit the bike trails! Luckily, Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX hooks up to a network of regional bike trails – in addition to the neighborhood trails the whole family can use. [...]

Simple New Year’s Resolutions: Effective and Easy to Keep

Monday, December 29th, 2014

We will welcome the new year this week, and that means it’s time to reflect on 2014 and decide how you want to move forward in 2015. For many people, the new year is an opportunity to create new goals. Coming up with practical resolutions can be difficult, so we’ve compiled this short list to [...]

Health Benefits of Massage – Well Beyond Stress Relief

Friday, December 12th, 2014

When it comes to massage, plenty of studies have shown that this alternative therapy can help relieve stress, reduce pain and nix muscle tension. In addition, according to the Mayo Clinic, research shows regular massage can help with anxiety, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, stress-related insomnia, myofascial pain syndrome, nerve pain, soft tissue strains, sports injuries [...]

Craig Ranch McKinney: Welcome to the Neighborhood of Nature

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The wonder of nature can fill us with joy at any age – whether we’re 8 or 80. Gazing at a bird soaring over a field. Stealing a look at a rabbit slowly munching its way across the grass. Watching leaves stir in the breeze. That’s why more and more research points to a daily [...]

Staying Active in Craig Ranch: No Better Time to Start Walking

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Could walking be the wonder workout? According to the American Heart Association, all the research proves that walking at a moderate pace for only 30 minutes a day can do the following: Reduce the risk of coronary heart disease Improve blood pressure and blood sugar levels Improve blood lipid profile (affecting cholesterol levels) Maintain body [...]