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kelli
Feb 21, 2018

AN INTERVIEW WITH CHARLES GIBSON

Alright, alright: it’s time to interview the inspirational men of the world. I could rave about the many beautiful, creative and glorious women I know (and will continue to), but truth be told: I grew up as a tomboy that looked up to many great men as my heroes, inspirations, and friends. We are all in Read More »

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Steve Levert
Feb 20, 2018

Why is Physical Activity So Important for Health and Wellbeing?

There are so many reasons why regular activity boosts your health. Read to learn what those are and how you can incorporate exercise into your day. We know that staying active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy. But did you know it can also improve your overall well-being and quality Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Feb 19, 2018

Is It Really Healthier?

Truth or hype? We take a closer look to determine whether or not these supposedly healthy foods provide real nutritional benefits. Smarter Shopping Food packaging makes a lot of promises. All Natural. Reduced Fat. Multigrain. But it’s the nutrition and ingredient labels on the back that are the truth-tellers. Just because a food is low Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Feb 16, 2018

How to walk off the pounds

Losing weight can be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. FOR SOME PEOPLE looking to drop a significant amount of weight, strapping on a pair of running shoes just may not be an option. But that doesn’t mean you can’t hit the treadmill for a good cardio session anyway. If a run hurts your Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Feb 13, 2018

Is It Time to Change Your Exercise Routine?

Is It Time to Change Your Exercise Routine? You go to the gym at the same time each day, do the same cardio and strength routine or take the same class, wear the same type of workout clothes, and wind down the exact same way every time. Does this sound familiar? If so, listen up: Read More »

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Bill Brown
Feb 09, 2018

Personal Training VS Small Group Training: Which One is For You?

It all comes down to your goals—and what motivates you to get moving! Looking to find some renewed workout motivation? You’re not alone. When morning jogs or hour-long treadmill sessions aren’t generating results, many turn to a trainer for support. Not long ago, folks looking to get fit needed to choose between finding a personal Read More »

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Bill Brown
Feb 08, 2018

Therapeutic Benefits of Hydro Massage

Hydro massage, also known as dry hydrotherapy, utilizes water to provide therapeutic massage. Hydro massage may increase circulation, promote relaxation and relieve pain. Speak to your doctor before undergoing hydro massage for any type of health condition. Hydro Massage The water in a hydro massage table doesn’t touch your body because it’s covered with a Read More »

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Charles Gibson
Feb 07, 2018

Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage

When you think of massage, you probably expect to be lying under a blanket as a masseuse presses and kneads your tight muscles. A Thai massage is a whole different experience. There’s a masseuse using his palms to knead your muscles, but you’ll also be twisted, stretched and have feet, thumbs and fist work your body.  Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Feb 06, 2018

How to stay fit while injured or sick

My workouts are my “me-time.” They keep me grounded, help me focus, and make me feel good. I think many people consider their workout sessions a sort of personal therapy, so it’s no wonder that an extended hiatus would be challenging for multiple reasons. With that said, recently I went through something that prevented me Read More »

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Bill Brown
Feb 05, 2018

If You’re Running on the Treadmill to Lose Weight, Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

If You’re Running on the Treadmill to Lose Weight, Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes Not Pushing Yourself One of the best things about running on a treadmill is that you just turn it on and go! You can get into the habit of rocking the same speed during your whole workout, but steady-state cardio isn’t the Read More »

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