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Corona Conditioning

With the closure of public fitness facilities such as health clubs, dojos, your favorite boutique gym and yoga studios, people are sweating about how they’ll stay in shape during the Corona quarantine. No need, though! You can still stay strong, flexible and in good health with a little creativity. We will be posting workout ideas during […]

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Do You Have Proper Form?

Proper form is vital to keep your body healthy and to fully reap the benefits of resistance training without chronic injury. Regardless of the amount of weight you are lifting, proper form should be your number one priority. We will cover three of the most common exercises today and how to improve your form for each […]

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Learning to Breathe

With the onset of April, we notice the first changes in the air that signal spring—budding trees, a slight warming and freshness to the breeze, tulips rearing their colorful heads, Easter candy stocking the shelves, and the white, winter-hidden legs of all of us desperately seeking sunshine at long last. But, since 1992, April has also […]

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Healthy Vegetarian Protein Sources

The amount of quality protein that you consume is a key component to any healthy eating plan. In fact, Dr. Halton at the Harvard Medical School states that “Convincing evidence exists that protein exerts an increased thermic effect [calorie burning] effect when compared to fat and carbohydrate.” Protein helps you feel fuller for longer and on much fewer […]

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10 Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Start Your Day

We all know that breakfast is the “most important meal of the day” but why? Not only does consuming a healthy breakfast give you energy to start your day, but breakfast is also linked to many other health benefits including: improved performance and concentration, lower cholesterol levels, more strength and endurance throughout the day, and even […]

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Seclusion Sustenance

Walking through the grocery store these days can be frightening—barren shelves, shortages on a number of foods (unless you’re vegan—judging from the full stock of vegan products, they seem to be the only ones not in panic mode), and people fighting over Eggo Waffles. True story. Our world became a different place almost overnight. But don’t […]

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4 ways to avoid sitting all day

Recent research shows that sitting for long periods of time may be as bad for you as smoking. Sitting for extended periods of time raises the risk of disability, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, not to mention obesity. Being too sedentary and spending too much time on our behinds is a real threat to our health. […]

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How to live a balanced and healthy life

Even though it may seem difficult to focus on personal health and well-being, living a balanced and healthy life is certainly well within your reach! Making small, attainable changes to your daily habits can help you to achieve the well-being you yearn for, and more importantly, deserve. Making a pact to take care of yourself is […]

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Remote Rescue

The world is a crazy, scary place right now. There’s no hiding from the fact that life has changed and requires a completely different set of skills than the ‘normal’ we may know. Closures and physical distancing are creating new norms like home schooling, distance learning and remote working. Working from home is a foreign concept […]

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Stress: How it Affects Us and How Exercise Can Help

STRESS – just seeing the word can cause anxiety for some people. Stress can be defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. It can also be defined as the non-specific response of the body to any demand of change. This means that there is such a thing […]

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