About The Immune System

By now most of you have come across articles that speak to the importance of boosting your immune system during the cold and flu season. For obvious reasons this year has been especially trying, and the strength of our immune system is vital.
The function of our immune system is to prevent or limit infection. By design the immune system recognizes when our cellular health is compromised, and is activated to address the issue. Problems however occur when the immune system cannot activate, causing infections to occur.

Can You Boost Your Immune System?

We know our body is an integrated web of systems, designed to work in balance with all systems. So it is not as easy as just take this or do this to “boost” the immune system.
The team at Dynamic Health And Fitness encourages looking at a number of habits that can help you strengthen your immune system.


  1. Movement: By moving 30-60 minutes a day you can help improve your cardiovascular health, lower your blood pressure, control your weight, and strengthen your overall being.
  2. Hydration: Hydration plays a key role in assisting your immune system. The immune system is highly dependent on the nutrients in our blood stream, which is composed of nearly 90% water for transportation.
  3. Fuel: The immune system needs good nourishment to take on the fight of possible invaders. Eating a diet higher in vegetables, protein, and healthy fats is a key strategy. For those challenged to eat all that they need supplementing your diet with Vitamin D, Zinc, and protein powders can assist.
  4. Stress Reduction: Stress is different from person to person, but scientists have understood their is a strong correlation between stress and immune function. Alleviating chronic stress through breathing activities and good sleep can go along ways with helping your immune system.





Founded in 2001, The team at Dynamic Health And Fitness believes that individuals must take a proactive, integrated approach on their personal vitality. Our mission is to provide the strategies and techniques necessary for individuals to enhance their lives and also impact those around them. We provide cutting edge programming that fuels our performance center and suite of mobile apps. Our goal is to become a leading resource for individuals, groups, and companies to create a needed shift in health.

The DHF Performance Center is located in the Syracuse, NY area and boasts world class training facilities with cutting edge technology to assist our clients in achieving their health, wellness, and performance goals.