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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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Jun
21

The Ins and Outs of Snacks

Overall, snacking seems to be looked at as a bad habit. However, there are ways to approach “snack time” with a little more purpose. Snacks can be the perfect place to incorporate some very nutrient dense foods to help fuel you throughout the day.  Healthy snacks between meals can also be a way to help control hunger between meals and help you avoid overeating at mealtimes.  Often, when choosing a snack, we go with what is most convenient without considering what the snack is doing for your body.  Being aware of how a healthy snack can fuel you and sustain your hunger is part of picking that perfect healthy snack.

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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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Apr
12

Can we make new brain cells?

Our brain is resilient when given the chance to heal and recover. Chronic conditions affecting brain health are higher than ever before. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death and is expected to triple by 2050. Learning to adjust our diet and meet the needs of our brain can be the cornerstone for brain health and the symptoms associated.

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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
28

10 Reasons to Start Exercising DURING the Holidays

Feeling sluggish? Stressed from all of the planning, shopping and decorating? Need some time for yourself? There is hope! Read more to find out how exercise can help YOU during the holidays!

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