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Apr 15

Treadmill Desks – Melt Calories While Meeting Deadlines

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Probably the most common excuse I hear from people for their lack of exercise is the absence of time.  “I just don’t have enough time in the day.” Of course the first thought that comes into my hard and fitness minded head is, “you need to make time!” In reality, however, I know that it …

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May 31

A Tasty Alternative To The Comfort Food PB&J

almond butter sandwich

  I can remember, sitting in the school cafeteria opening up my brown bag to a soft and tasty peanut butter and jelly sandwich made by the loving hands of mom. How could that not become a comfort food in my life? To this day I remember the taste and positive associations that went with …

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Nov 20

Thanksgiving Day Tips to Keep the Plump Where It Belongs, On the Turkey!

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Here are a few reminders to help you make it through the holiday without adding an extra belt notch! 1. Do some form of exercise before you eat the big meal. The more intense the workout the better!  Remember that exercise will increase your metabolism and allow you to burn more calories throughout the day. …

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Aug 31

Add Some Variety To Your Push-up Collection

Here are two new versions of the push-up to add to your fitness arsenal.  These can be done at the gym or at home as our focus fitness group,WOW, demonstrates. This first one, the stability ball push-up crunch, combines core with upper body strength to activate a multitude of muscles in your body. You can …

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Jun 29

Core Exercises of the Week! Stability Ball Forearm Plank and Ceiling Touch

The first exercise, stability ball forearm plank, is a great one for the entire core, with focus on the lower back, glutes, and hamstrings!  The second one focuses mostly on the upper abs.  Of course the aforementioned WOW fitness group will be demonstrating these fun and challenging exercises.    

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May 21

Lycopene – Wonder Nutrient!

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Antioxidant, anticancer, and anti-aging? You can’t get much better than that. The best part about it is that I’m not going to recommend you take a pill to get it. This is one of those great nutrients that is found in many foods you probably already eat. I might just recommend that you include a …

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Apr 19

The Elliptigo — New Product Review

An example of one of their models

  Combining the upright workout of an elliptical machine with the mobility of a bicycle seems like it would be a great pairing.  As often seems to be the case, if you can dream it, you can do it. Thus the creation of the ElliptiGo, an elliptical cycle that will give another opportunity for outdoor …

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