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Smoothie Drinking Tips

by Bea September 8th, 2021| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
Smoothies are starting to become a big hit. A lot of people prefer smoothies over solid foods because they are easier to eat and you can blend in foods that you might not normally eat, such as spinach or flax seed. Smoothies come with their
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Don’t Let Toxins Ruin Your Holidays!

by Jennifer Rowe November 28th, 2014| Mind & Body
In today’s fast paced, crazy world, even the healthiest of people can sometimes get out of balance, and the most common place in our body to suffer is our stomach and bowels. Things can sometimes get overwhelming with work, kids, social activities and with the holidays coming up; well
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Health Benefits of Miso

by Kimberly Hays March 12th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Miso is popular in Japanese and Chinese diets. It is a soybean paste that has sea salt and a mold starter called koji added, and it is sometimes mixed with grains, such as rice. It is fermented for up to three years, and will produce a food rich in
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Superfood Review: Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

by Kimberly Hays February 12th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Coconut oil used to be thought of as an unhealthy oil to cook with because of its high fat content. In recent years, however, studies have proven that theory wrong over and over. Extra virgin coconut oil, though it is 90% fat, is different from animal fats. It is

10 Get Fit Commandments – Part Two

by Melissa Koerner June 20th, 2012| Fitness Expert
Last month, Melissa outlined the first five commandments to follow to achieve health and vitality. Read on to learn the rest of her top ten list!

6.    Thou Shalt Drink 50% of Thy Body Weight in Ounces Daily.

Our bodies are designed to use water - not soda, energy

Foods to Improve Cardio Health

by Angela Yorke May 21st, 2012| Cardio
We’ve all heard the saying “food is fuel.” Beyond providing the basic amount of energy needed to sustain coherent thought and sober movement throughout the day, food can also help sustain your performance during a cardiovascular workout.

No “magic bullet” food item instantly boosts cardiovascular fitness; in the world of

Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda – Part 1

by Melissa Koerner April 18th, 2012| Nutrition
When you look at the ingredients in soda, at first glance, you might think - ah, it’s not that bad for me. I mean, there’s only six ingredients in coke: carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, caramel coloring, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, and caffeine.

I always tell my clients that a

Fit Families Improve Home Finances

by Angela Yorke April 9th, 2012| Family Fitness
Getting the family to create and adhere to a fitness program is the first step to a life that is healthier and generally happier. Mood improvement aside, it’s likely that becoming a fitter family will also have a positive impact on your finances.

An unhappy fact about being unhealthy is
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Why Run?

by Mackenzie M. October 3rd, 2011| Running
As both a college student, and a relatively normal human being, I often find myself desperately searching for the motivation to go for a run.

Although this sounds like a silly problem, it is an issue that frequently faces the recreational runner. Only yesterday I found myself asking the question,

How Much is “Enough” Exercise?

by Angela Yorke August 22nd, 2011| Exercises
I read a summary of a study that left me feeling both relieved and confused - relieved, because it turned out that a mere 15 minutes exercise daily would extend my lifespan, and confused, because convention always said that you should exercise 30 minutes or more over 5-6 days

A Better Tomorrow

by Chang Song April 11th, 2011| Sports
Clearly, the most important benefit of encouraging kids to play sports at a young age is that those same kids will be able to avoid the treacherous road to obesity in the future. However, playing sports can have more benefits for kids than you would think. When a kid

The Top 5 Things You Can Do To STICK To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

by MPK January 13th, 2011| Exercises
Discover some helpful fitness secrets, courtesy of Nick Nilsson, personal trainer and professional fitness writer.

It's January 1st, and what's the first thing on everybody's mind?  Getting back into the gym and getting back into shape.

Here are my top 5 tips that will absolutely ensure you stick to your New

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