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No Time? Get your workout in on the go or at home!

Jul
29

No Time? Get your workout in on the go or at home!

One thing we all seem to be short on is time. There is never enough time in the day to work, get the kids to school, eat, do the laundry, AND exercise. Something always falls short and it tends to be the most important thing, your health! Here are some tips, strategies and a bonus at home workout to help fuel your health flame.

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Apr
25

Why should I keep my gym membership over the summer?

It’s summer, the sun is out, its beautiful and you are vowing the spend more time outside. We see it every year, but does outdoor summertime fitness live up to the hype that we give it? We have access to hundreds of amazing trails, open space, playgrounds and even outdoor gym spaces…but how many of us who cancel our gym membership during the summer actually use them?

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Mar
28

Use it or lose it

No doubt you’ve heard the age old adage “use it or lose it” and have probably felt the effects in some form or another. But have you taken the time to think about how it happens and why it seems to happen more as you age than it did when you were younger? In fitness this is called the “detraining effect” and it can be seen from endurance to strength levels. This effect occurs much more rapidly in highly trained athletes, but happens in normal, every day gym goers as well.

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Feb
23

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis is N.E.A.T!

Are you looking to shed some pounds without spending an excess amount of time in the gym or doing “exercise?” One great way to do this is by simply moving more! Through a process known as non-exercise activity thermogenesis your body burns will burn more calories the more you move!

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Dec
7

Motivation to Move – Fitness Trackers

According to the American Academy of Sports Medicine (ACSM), health trackers are among the top predicted health trends of 2019. Have you jumped on the fitness tracker bandwagon yet?  If you haven’t, you might want to take in this information and decide whether it is your turn to take that STEP 😉.

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Nov
20

Exercise Guidelines and Gauging Intensity

Have you ever wondered how often you should be exercising? If so, don’t worry, you’re not alone! So many of us are exercising without intent, purpose, knowing how hard we should be working, or knowing how much or what to do. Fortunately there are guidelines for helping you determine just how much, how often and at what intensity you should be moving your body.

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