Exercise Basics: How to perfom a lunge

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Lunging is a great body weight exercise that targets many muscles in your lower body. Lunges can be done anywhere and without any equipment. There are many different types of lunges, stationary, forward, reverse, and side for example. For this post I am focusing on the most basic, the alternating forward lunge. It is important […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Stretch

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Stretching exercises can often take a back seat to cardio and strength training. Regular stretching is just as important as other types of exercise. Here are some of the main benefits of stretching. 1.  STRETCHING HAS A CALMING EFFECT – Stretching helps you to slow down and relax. Coupled with deep breathing stretching can help […]

What is Balance Training?

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One of the most important things I work on with my clients is balance. Through this one basic facet of your training, you can improve your coordination and posture, and reduce your risk of injury. Balance is something we use every day. You are balancing when walking, getting up and down from a chair or […]

Fun ways to stay FIT this winter

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Don’t let the cold and rainy weather get you down. Here are some fun and creative ways you can stay FIT this winter. Take up a winter sport. Snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, or ice-skating are some popular wintertime sports. Get creative at home. With just a few pieces of equipment you can turn your home into […]

Being active isn’t just about working out…

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We would all love the time to hit the gym or get a workout in at home each day…okay maybe love isn’t the right word. Bottom line, exercise is important! Getting enough exercise in a world of sit down jobs, computers, and i phones can be tricky. Try some of these ideas to get more […]

How to get more fruits and veggies in your diet

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I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time getting all of my fruits and veggies in each day. Adding fruits and veggies to my smoothie is one way I increase my daily intake. I always start with a base of water and either plain yogurt or protein powder. Here are some of […]

Tips For Eating Healthy While Eating Out

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So many people struggle with staying on their healthy eating plan when they go out to eat. Is it possible to eat out healthy? Yes it is by making a few easy changes. Look up nutrition facts before you go out. Nutrition facts for many restaurants are now posted on the web. Choose foods that […]

5 Home Gym Equipment Essetials

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Short on time? Don’t want to spend the money on a gym membership. Exercising in your home is a great option. With a few pieces of equipment you have your own gym! Here is a list of my must-have equipment essentials for your home gym to keep you in shape year-round. Here are my top […]

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