September 2015

Five Minutes of Yoga = Strong Arms

by Jackie on September 29, 2015

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You may be surprised to find out that yoga is one of the best ways to build your upper body strength! Many yoga moves engage all muscles in the arms and use only your body weight. In just five minutes, you can complete a yoga workout that will help you tone up in only 2 weeks. Keep Reading


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Gluten is a protein found in the grains wheat, barley, and rye. To people with a chronic digestive disorder called celiac disease, gluten causes an immune response which damages the small intestine. This causes both gastrointestinal distress and nutritional deficiencies. Keep Reading


Real Fruit Snacks

by Jackie on September 22, 2015

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Just because the name includes the word fruit doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Fruit snacks are filled with high fructose corn syrup and sugar. Most fruit snacks are no different than candy, although the name would lead you to believe otherwise. Instead of sugar-filled fruit snacks, give your kids some real fruit options. Keep Reading


Another Insane Workout!

by Rachelle on September 18, 2015

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This heart-pumping, explosive, plyometric workout will help you burn tons of calories in 20 minutes, plus your metabolism will stay up for hours after your workout so you will continue to burn even more calories! Try these six moves for total body workout in just 20 minutes! Keep Reading


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Working out in high temperatures can significantly raise your heart rate and put you at risk for heat-related illness and dehydration. Learn how to beat the summer heat by making these simple adjustments to your workout routine. Keep Reading


Summer Snacking When Your Out

by Jackie on September 12, 2015

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What to Pack – Snacks For the Pool, Waterpark, and Beach

Be prepared with the right snacks this summer when you take the family to the pool, waterpark, and the beach. What better way to cool off in the hot summer sun than to head to the water. Swimming is fun and it’s also a workout, which means your family is bound to get hungry! Keep Reading


Post image for Improve Your Run – the Do’s and Don’ts of Running

Running is an affordable and convenient way to exercise. Not only can you lose weight, most beginners lose nearly a pound a week, but you will feel better–physically, mentally, and emotionally! Studies have shown the health benefits to be enormous, reducing the likelihood of everything from the common cold to cancer. Learn the do’s and don’ts of running to keep you healthy and pain free! Keep Reading


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So you’ve made up your mind that you are heading to the gym. The best thing to do is to just pick up and go right? Well, at least you’ve made the decision to go, but it is best to make plans on what you are going to work on that day, and have everything else set up so you don’t have to worry about the little things later. Keep Reading


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Having good agility is important for athletes from many sports. But, no matter your age or fitness level, agility training should be an important part of your workout routine. As we age, or rather become complacent in our daily routines, both our mental and physical agility suffers. Agility will help your ability to quickly accelerate, decelerate, stop and change directions. Keep Reading