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Perfecting the Lunge

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - December 9, 2020

It’s All About Angles in Lunges   The lunge is a VERY good exercise to strengthen the quads (thigh muscle) and glutes. However, if done incorrectly, it is a wasted movement that causes major injury in the knee. Now, this is about the forward and backward lunges. If you hear me in class, I usually shout, “Take big […]

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Tips to Minimize Holiday Stress

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - December 4, 2020

This past weekend, my family put up our holiday decorations.  This picture is my oldest daughter, topping our living room tree with a star.  We definitely deck our house from floor to ceiling as this is our family’s most favorite time of the year.      While putting up the wreath on our front door, […]

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Eating Healthy for the Holidays

Posted by: Kim Kramer R.D., L.D.N., CDCES - November 23, 2020

Eating healthy during the holidays can be a real challenge, but it is possible. With some planning, fitting holiday favorites into a healthful eating plan is easy.   When cooking foods, it is important think about easy and healthy substitutions. Here are some tips for simple modifications to holiday foods which still can be delicious […]

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Push-Ups: Getting Your Full Range

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - November 19, 2020

The Benefits of Wide Push-Ups and How to Do Them   The Push-Up is only beneficial if we can get our chest close to the floor. Compared to dumbbells during the chest press, our bodies are much heavier than dumbbells. Therefore, it makes sense that push–ups are generally harder. However, there are ways to improve the […]

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How to Make Working Out a Habit

Posted by: Shera Strange, Certified Personal Trainer - November 12, 2020

It’s Going to Take More than Willpower   We’re all creatures of habit. On most days, we wake up at the same time to shower, eat, and get ready for work, following the same patterns every day. The holiday season is near, and the fitness, diet, and workout plans you made earlier and tried to […]

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A Tribute to 14 Years of Wellness

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 5, 2020

It’s hard to believe that I have been running a wellness company for 14 years.  As I think back of the day that I decided to jump into business on my own, the excitement and fear was probably parallel in greatness.  I have always been an entrepreneur.  My creativity and drive to put a dream […]

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Meditation for Yogis

Posted by: Cathy Legget - October 19, 2020

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali refers to eight limbs of yoga, each of which offers guidance on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. Asana, the physical postures of yoga, is just one of the eight limbs of what we in the West call “yoga”. Three of the limbs, Pratyahara, Dharana and Dhyana are […]

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Busy Parents: How to Stay Healthy, Especially if your Children are eLearning

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - September 21, 2020

I am always telling clients that consistency is the KEY to SUCCESS!  Unfortunately, life is anything but consistent, especially when you add more variables to the mix: children, travel, work changes . . . a pandemic, a city in “unrest.”  With the lack of consistency, comes stress.  When my life is in order and my […]

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Home Exercise Safety is STILL IMPORTANT

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - August 30, 2020

The year 2020 has been a learning experience for many of us. The COVID 19 pandemic forced us to adapt, and those who refuse to adapt are left with an uphill battle. In terms of exercise and fitness, many of us swapped time in our fitness centers for at-home workouts. The purpose of this blog […]

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