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Brittany Lewis
Oct 23, 2017

Weight Training Myths (and Truths)

Weight Training Myths (and Truths) You Should Know Before You Start We’re busting myths and reinforcing truths about weight training. Before you hit the gym, read up on the myths and truths about lifting weights. You may be surprised to see what experts say! Plus, learn why women should get off the treadmill. Myth: You don’t need Read More »

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Charles Gibson
Oct 18, 2017

Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage

Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage When you think of massage, you probably expect to be a passive participant — lying under a blanket as a masseuse presses and kneads your tight muscles. However, a Thai massage is a whole different experience. Yes, there’s a masseuse using his palms to knead your muscles, but you’ll also Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Oct 11, 2017

October 11 is World Obesity Day

Maintain healthy weight to curb risk of cancer The problem of weight gain is not to taken lightly, even though the unending and often too-good-to-be-true solutions coming from the ever burgeoning weight management industry seem to suggest so. Be warned — for a few extra kilos today can multiply tomorrow, putting you at increased risk Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Oct 10, 2017

Six Reasons to Join a Gym or Fitness Center

Six Reasons to Join a Gym or Fitness Center in Downtown Columbus, Ohio “I don’t need to join a gym; I work out at home.” “I have videos I watch when I want to work out.” Do these things sound familiar? I hear it from people I talk to all the time. There is a Read More »

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Terry Adams
Oct 09, 2017

Why you should try spin classes this winter

Why you should try spin classes this winter Spinning can be a good alternative to winter road training What is Spinning? When American cyclist Johnny Goldberg was knocked off his bike one night while training for the 3,000 mile Race Across America he decided to recreate the training conditions indoors. Goldberg developed a training programme Read More »

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Bill Brown
Oct 05, 2017

40 Percent of Cancers Are Related to Being Overweight, Says Study

40 Percent of Cancers Are Related to Being Overweight, Says Study Obesity-related cancers of the liver, stomach, and pancreas are rising Packing on the pounds isn’t just bad for your heart—it could also raise your risk of developing cancer. In fact, 40 percent of all cancers are linked to being overweight or obese, according to a Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Oct 03, 2017

Top 10 reasons to practice yoga

Yoga has many benefits, we pick some of the best reasons for taking it up It’s 2017 now and many of us have already started on our new year’s resolutions…right? An infamous goal that usually appears on everyone’s list is working out. We want to be more active, but finding time in our already hectic Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 26, 2017

Why Running For Weight Loss Doesn’t Work

Why Running For Weight Loss Doesn’t Work In the United States, a nation fatter than any other, running remains the most popular workout activity. That’s according to a Fitbit analysisof fitness tracker user data. And if tied-up treadmills across the country are any indication, much of that running is long distance. Here’s the cruel catch, though: Running Read More »

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Krista Johnson
Sep 22, 2017

I Wish Someone Had Told Me These 5 Tips Before I Started Lifting Weights

I Wish Someone Had Told Me These 5 Tips Before I Started Lifting Weights When I first started lifting weights a couple years ago, I would’ve laughed if you told me it was about to become my favorite form of exercise. I had always associated weightlifting with big, bulky dudes who were so inflexible they couldn’t touch Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 21, 2017

The Magic Pill is Exercise

 The Magic Pill is Exercise If there were a drug that treated and prevented the chronic diseases that afflict Americans and we didn’t give it to everyone, we’d be withholding a magic pill. If this drug was free, in a country that spends more than $350 billion annually on prescription drugs, where the average 80-year-old Read More »

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