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Matcha: The Unfamiliar Superfood

by Kimberly Hays January 26th, 2022| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
We are constantly discovering new superfoods that we can add to our diets. Although matcha may be something you have not heard of before, it has been around for over 800 years. It was used in ancient China as a medicine. It eventually made its way to
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Exploring How Dehydration Makes You Feel Stressed

by Marnie Bii January 9th, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
If you feel constantly stressed, you might just need to drink a whole lot more water. After all, if you exercise regularly, you likely need more than the recommended eight glasses of water a day. When you don't fulfill that requirement, your body starts to feel incredibly stressed. Physical
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Practicing Mindfulness for Stress Relief

by Marnie Bii December 12th, 2014| Mind & Body, Stress
Without actively figuring out what's really bothering you, blame often falls on minor frustrations that happen throughout the day. You might not even realize the bigger problem that's coloring your perceptions of the world until you blow up about something unimportant. Practicing mindfulness can reduce stress by allowing you

Three Hats

by Denise Druce October 17th, 2012| Fitness Expert

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop ~Mother Theresa


Donna wakes up to the blaring alarm at 4:30am.  She laces on her running shoes and heads out the door to

Three Reasons Not to Run

by Mackenzie M. October 2nd, 2012| Cardio, Running
Although there are plenty of reasons to run for cardio exercise, there are also reasons not to run. Aside from the basic excuses of being too tired or lacking motivation, several more substantial reasons are good reasons to skip a day or more of cardio running exercise. Listed below

Rules to Snack By

by Melissa Koerner August 15th, 2012| Nutrition
Do you know what triggers your snack attacks?  Answer these 5 questions to discover what kind of snacker you are.  Then learn some smart, simple, snacking strategies to eliminate food cravings.

1.  You are most likely to have the desire to snack…

A.  When you are working in front of your

Mistakes When Doing Cardio

by Angela Yorke August 14th, 2012| Cardio
Whether out of ignorance or something learned from others, we sometimes adopt habits that are inexplicable and that can be detrimental to cardio health.

It’s not uncommon to see someone “powering up” before a cardio session with an energy bar. Sometimes, a person “keeps themselves going” with an energy drink

Yoga on the Front Lines

by Denise Druce April 11th, 2012| Fitness Expert
We’re fighting a battle. Let me give you a few of the grim statistics about us, you and me, my fellow Americans.

1) Stress. We’re the most stressed out population on planet earth: 77% (that’s three quarters!) of Americans experience physical and psychological symptoms related to stress in a given month

When is it too Much Exercise?

by Angela Yorke March 8th, 2012| Exercises
Regular exercise is the key to staying happy and healthy, and it reduces the overall burden of personal healthcare. When it comes to exercising, most people are familiar with the image of a slovenly couch potato courting heart disease and hypertension through lack of physical activity and poor eating

Run the Path to Stress Relief

by Mackenzie M. February 23rd, 2012| Running
We all know that running is good for the body. It pushes the heart and lungs, and it gets the blood flowing. It builds and solidifies muscles, and it helps burn unwanted calories. But when it comes to the relationship between running and stress relief, there is an entire

Organic Nourishment

by Sarah Harris February 15th, 2012| Nutrition
Many of my clients come to me to improve their health and well-being. A great start for most would be making the switch to eating whole unadulterated and organic foods. Many of my clients get the whole foods part but have a hard time understanding why they should pay

The Benefits of Exercising as a Family

by Angela Yorke January 16th, 2012| Family Fitness
Everyone knows that leading an active lifestyle is more than just to look good in photos. Exercising is a means of achieving better health, which is something many families have become aware of, and because of which, have started exercising together.

If you have a family fitness routine, it means

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