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Explaining Omega 3’s

by Dr. Christopher Weaver June 5th, 2013| Fitness Expert
Omega 3 Fatty Acids are one of the most talked about topics in the world of health and nutrition these days. Most people have heard that they are important for improved health, yet what exactly are Omega 3’s, and what are some of the specific health benefits that they

Lack of Iron Slowing You Down?

by Louise May 22nd, 2013| Fitness Expert
There's quite a lot to say regarding iron and runners, but the first thing to note is that if you're a runner who is not actively including either iron rich foods or iron supplements in your diet, there's a good chance that your performance is being hindered by low

Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

by James Maynard May 10th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Eating Tips, Nutrition
Heart disease is one of the world's leading killers, causing half the deaths in the United States each year. However, there are several lifestyle changes that you can make in order to lower your risk of heart disease. In this video, we learn how your family history will affect
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Reasons to Run

by Denise Druce May 8th, 2013| Fitness Expert
I will admit it, I really, really, really don’t like running. And it’s OK, because there are so many other activities that I love. But I am trying to fall in love with running, mostly because I feel like an outsider these days. ‘Everyone is doing it’. And it’s

Get Creative to Get Moving!

by Dr. Christopher Weaver May 1st, 2013| Fitness Expert
As a fitness trainer, one of the most commonly used excuses that I hear as to why people do not exercise regularly is they do not have the time. As a husband, father, and full time employee among other daily roles, I completely understand that trying to add more

Must Have Books for Runners

by Louise April 24th, 2013| Fitness Expert
One of the greatest aspects of running is that it requires no special instruction or equipment to get started; however, just like in any other field, being a student of the sport will help you improve.

Just for kicks, I recently read Jamie Fixx's, The Complete Book of Running (1985), now

Your Slim and Trim Plan

by Melissa Koerner April 10th, 2013| Nutrition
If you are thinking about improving your eating habits, starting a diet, or just becoming a healthier person (without spending hours working on meals), this is the article for you.

Here’s a one day sample meal plan of some healthy, yummy, and easy recipes.  All of these recipes use whole

Release Tension: Yoga at Your Desk

by Denise Druce April 3rd, 2013| Fitness Expert
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), self-reported stress levels among adult Americans are at an all time high. It doesn’t stop there. In the APA’s Stress in America survey, “children say they can tell that their parents are stressed when they argue and complain, which many children say

Benefits of Keeping a Runner’s Log

by Louise March 27th, 2013| Fitness Expert
To start things off, I should clarify what I mean by a  runner's log. A workout/runner's log is generally a physical notebook where you jot down all of the relevant details and commentary on your workout, but it doesn't have to be. I don't know about you, but despite

Secret Weapon: Burn Fat

by Melissa Koerner March 20th, 2013| Fitness Expert
A great way to burn off unwanted body fat and get lean is to use interval training.  With interval training the metabolic adaptations are similar to the effects of resistance training but you don't get the same muscle mass development.

How it Works

Training in intervals means that you

It’s All About Core

by Denise Druce March 13th, 2013| Fitness Expert
According to WebMD and the American Medical Association, back pain affects 80% of the US adult population either temporarily, or chronically. And everyone knows that a strong core is good for the back. But not everyone knows what “core” is, and how to strengthen it. Here are a few

Best Breakfasts

by Melissa Koerner March 6th, 2013| Nutrition
It’s time to cast aside the Cheerios, instant oatmeal and pre-packaged breakfast bars, and start your day with REAL food!

If you want to be bursting with vitality and look and feel your absolute best, you MUST fuel your body with wholesome foods, especially at the start of your day.


All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.