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Hit More Muscles & Burn Calories

September 3, 2015

Blog, Exercise

When I’m training clients, I rely heavily on multi-joint movements that target multiple muscles while challenging balance and core stability.  Not only is it more functional – do you really only move a bicep or curl one leg during a day without using other muscles? – but by utilizing more […]

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It’s in the Stars: Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

July 30, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

It’s in the Stars:  Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

Personality Traits:  Leos are known for being dominant and enjoying being the life of the party.  You love fun, joy, and playfulness.  You’re happiest in a social setting and love music.  A fire sign, Leo is known to be happy and warmhearted. Fitness Program:  Any team sport where you can […]

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It’s In The Stars

July 16, 2015

Exercise

It’s In The Stars

We know fitness and exercise is not a one-size-fits-all approach.  Some people like yoga and pilates, and some like to go hard core like CrossFit and other high intensity workouts.  Does what you like have anything to do with the sign you were born under?  Many people know that the […]

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Did You Know…(Health & Fitness News That’s Fit to Print!)

June 25, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

Did You Know…(Health & Fitness News That’s Fit to Print!)

…As of April, IKEA is now offering vegan meatballs alongside the original meat offerings. …A new study has shown that moderate adherence to a Mediterranean-DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) combination diet, called MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) could significantly lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The […]

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Warm Up and Cool Down

June 18, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Warm Up and Cool Down

I’m not just talking about what happens in hot and humid weather.  It is important that before you start any exercise, even a quick 6-minute workout, you do a warm up and end with a cool down.  Warm ups and cool downs help prevent injury and can make your workouts […]

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To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

May 28, 2015

Blog, Exercise

To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

I do not own a Fitbit or other fitness tracker. I recently considered getting one but more for the purpose of tracking my sleep patterns. However, I decided against it because I already know my sleep patterns are terrible due to hormonal changes (frustrating because I know how important sleep […]

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Tips for Getting Bathing Suit Body Ready for Summer

May 14, 2015

Blog

Tips for Getting Bathing Suit Body Ready for Summer

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and somehow this unofficial harbinger of summer has snuck up on us. It wasn’t that long ago that we had snow on the ground and now you’re saying I have to get this body into a bathing suit? Say isn’t so! Whether or not […]

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Diets Old and New

April 23, 2015

Blog, Diet

Diets Old and New

Think the latest diet trend is something new?  Chances are it’s been tried before or is a variation on a prior diet.  I’ve come across some crazy diets that have been popular in their time that I thought you might find interesting.  Have a laugh but also see how diets […]

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Keep Breathing….

April 9, 2015

Exercise

Keep Breathing….

When I remind the seniors in my classes to “keep breathing”, I always get a chuckle.  Of course, they’re thinking one thing (don’t keel over) while I’m making sure they don’t hold their breath during exercise.  We all do it from time to time, myself included, when we’re concentrating so […]

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No Gym Required

April 2, 2015

Exercise

No Gym Required

You are busy with work, kids, volunteer commitments, etc (insert your own challenge) and find it difficult to get to the gym with any regularity. However, nothing beats the convenience of using your  home and/or body as your own gym and you don’t need fancy, expensive equipment to accomplish the […]

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