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OCT
04
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Sports Nutritionals 101: What you should know about supplementing your workout

31212988Whether you're an athlete looking for an extra competitive edge or would just like to increase the effectiveness of your daily workout, you have most likely considered adding nutritional supplements to your fitness routine. Diet, exercise and everyday lifestyle are all factors that can help determine the right supplements for you.
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JAN
04
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10 YOGA STUDIOS IN THE 805 THAT YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT!

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We discovered 10 yoga studios in the 805 to help you get started with those new year resolutions.
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Three Ways to Improve Your Healthy Routines

Three Ways to Improve Your Healthy Routines
 
When you feel strong nothing can hold you back. From building your muscles to strengthening your mind and conditioning your body, every day you strive towards looking and feeling healthy in the truest sense.
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MAR
02
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Shedding for the wedding: Your 3-month guide

Shedding for the weddingYour 3 month guideThe dress, the tux, the guests, the honeymoon - there are so many details that go into your wedding day. All eyes are on you from the moment you walk down the aisle until the last dance of the night. Understandably so, brides and grooms often feel a lot of pressure to look their best on this important day - there's nothing like a wedding to motivate you to get serious about your health and fitness goals.

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FEB
17
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Conquering the top 5 reasons people fail at fitness

22564859If you've encountered barriers holding you back from committing to a fitness routine, you're not alone. The health experts at the Mayo Clinic offer simple ideas for overcoming the five most common hurdles to fitness commitment. For more ideas visit healthcheckup.mayoclinic.org.

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NOV
23
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Can a FitBit Make Me Thinner?

Everyone is looking for a way to reduce their weight and be healthier. One of the hottest holiday gifts this year was the FitBit health tracker. My 13 year old son Nick received one and I have noticed him being more mindful of eating sugar and staying active. He said that "It's made working out and exercising fun and easy. Almost like a game, and your opponent is yourself."
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AUG
15
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment for the Most Common Cause of Knee Pain

knee-injuryWhen it comes to “being fit” we automatically think of eating right and exercising.   We join a gym or enroll in a class with the hopes of achieving the coveted washboard abs all the while never giving the joints of our body a second thought. But, being fit has much more to do with total health of the entire body than it does with fitting into skinny jeans.
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JUN
06
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Balancing Act: Why a Balanced Life is Good for Your Health

man balancing onbikeBalance is vital for all of our everyday activities from walking to reaching and putting on pants one leg at a time. When we were younger we’d balance train every time we’d step outside to play. From hopscotch, to skateboarding, to bike riding without training wheels, we continually worked our balance while strengthening our core. Even today’s elite athletes recognize the value of balance training as super bowl champs and Olympic medalists alike are quick to note balance & stability training as one of their key elements to success.

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MAY
24
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Water Workouts: How to Create a Low-Impact Exercise Routine with High-Impact Results

water workoutLow-impact water workouts combine cardiovascular exercises with strength training and with little risk of injury. Refreshing water also carries many therapeutic qualities, alleviating pain and stress on joints & muscles as well as keeping exercisers cool even in the middle of an intense workout. Try this quick water workout the next time you take a dip.

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JUL
10
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Lean, Tone, and Strong: The Benefits of Resistance Training

One area of fitness that is often overlooked, particularly in females, is resistance training.  Throw away the idea that resistance training will make you “bulk up” like a Ukrainian wrestler on steroids.  In contrast, it is the key to making you lean and is the vital ingredient in maintaining a healthy weight.  Read how the benefits of resistance training will make you lean, tone, and strong.
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