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Why Strength Training Speeds Weight Loss [3 Reasons]

If you’re looking to lose weight or fit into your clothes better, strength training is one of the best tools. Here’s why.

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3 Mobility Techniques You Should Be Doing Every Day

The Couch Stretch If you haven’t heard of the couch stretch you’re missing out. This is the most readily available technique that you can do just about anywhere as long as you have a wall, chair or a couch. If you’re like most people, you’re are forced to sit at a desk all day long,…

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The Importance of Vitamin D (The Sunshine Vitamin)

It seems that Vitamin D is receiving a lot of publicity these days. It is estimated that 1 billion people worldwide have insufficient vitamin D levels. So what is Vitamin D? Why is this conversation important? Vitamin D is one of the fat soluble vitamins (along with A, E, and K) which is stored in…

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A Sugar, By Any Other Name…

Do you think you have a handle on your daily sugar intake? Check out these alternative names for sugar on food labels from the USDA and Harvard School of Public Health*. High amounts of sugar in the diet contribute to weight gain, but it can also cause brain fog, decrease immunity, increase fatigue, decrease energy,…

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Wellness & New Beginnings

It does not matter whether it is January or March; there is no better time than now for a new beginning. Many times we make exclusive goals in January that commonly become distant, unattained, or neglected by March! At any time during the year, make a commitment to YOU. Invest in yourself by promising to…

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5 Health & Fitness Habits You Need Now

In the high stress, fast paced world that we live in with busy families and obligations to our jobs and communities, we may neglect to meet the basics of self-care. How do you stay healthy, or even regain your health, and keep illness at bay? Making time to become a healthier and create wellness is…

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Get Fit in Less Time: “HIIT” IT!

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) also known as HIIE (high-intensity intermittent exercise) is a form of physical activity alternating intense anaerobic periods with varying and slower paced recovery times. Recently HIIT training has become extremely popular, as many studies have deemed it the best way to get fit in minimal time. A study published in the Journal…

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Jump Start Spring Fitness [Includes Recipe]

It is that time of year again. Hints of warmer weather and flowers peeking through the frozen ground remind us that summer is finally within reach. For many, this triggers the desire to drop the excess winter weight that crept up during the colder months. If this resonates with you, here are a few ideas…