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Keep Your Body Moving When You Are Not At the Gym

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - January 4, 2013

Making Strides Towards a Healthier You!     You did it.  You made it to all of your appointments with your personal fitness trainer! Not once did you call to cancel due to feeling “tired” or because it was a “long day at work.”  With that being said, the weekend is finally here and you […]

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Holiday Workout

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - January 2, 2013

Burn Those Calories This Holiday Season!   Get moving and make a change for the Holiday’s! Try these 5 big movements in a small amount of time!   *Please note that it is important to receive physician’s approval before starting any exercise program.   1. Jump Squats/Fast Squats: Control your breathing. To modify, you can always perform the […]

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Quick and Effective Workouts for People Short on Time!

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Drop and Give me 20…Minutes!         “I am too busy to workout.”  We have all heard it.  We have all said it.  While these six words that escape our mouths can sometimes be true, chances are great that this little sentence is a lie…a big fat lie.  (Yes, I am talking to […]

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Pump Up Your Workout With These Songs

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - December 11, 2012

My Workout Playlist   The day has come.  You packed your gym bag the night before so it is ready to grab on your way out to work.  Today is the start to a healthy chapter in your life.  As you lace up your sneakers and cram your belongings into the gym locker, you realize […]

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Coconut Sugar vs. Regular Sugar

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - December 6, 2012

Go Cuckoo for Coconut!   Did you know that both sugar and coconut sugar are quite similar? Why, you ask? The word is sucrose! Sucrose is the organic compound most commonly known as table sugar and sometimes called saccharose.   However, coconut sugar tends to be less processed. Therefore, it retains healthy minerals. It also […]

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Quick Tips on Avoiding Germs

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - December 4, 2012

Germs, Germs … Everywhere!   I bet you wouldn’t guess that your personal items such as cell phones, computers and purses are hot spots for germs and bacteria to thrive.  Well, skinny followers, it’s true.  Germs and bacteria are EVERYWHERE.  Don’t get me wrong, some bacteria is good and helps with our immunity.  However, the […]

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Wings, Thighs, & Legs Thanksgiving Workout

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 19, 2012

  Prepare for the Big Event . . . Thanksgiving Dinner!   Follow these 5 Exercises to Get You in the Best Shape for Thanksgiving!   1)     Pilgrim Shuffle       Shuffle twice and drive the knee into your center. Focus on your breathing during this warm up! Perform 10 times each direction. […]

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Pack your Breakfast with Vegetables

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 12, 2012

Green Eggs and Ham…Not Exactly!     Pancakes, waffles, bagels and toast (don’t forget the coffee!) This is what breakfast usually looks like for most people whether they are enjoying brunch with friends on Sunday or racing out the door to catch the el. Yes, these breakfast items are quick, convenient and oh so delicious…but […]

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Should You Exercise When You Feel Sick?

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - September 19, 2012

Use the Below-The-Neck-Test   It’s Cold & Flu Season, Oh Joy!  Feeling a little under-the-weather?  Wondering if you should exercise?  Try the “Below-the-Neck-Test,” which I define as, If you are feeling sick below the neck, don’t exercise.     If you have a head cold, choosing to exercise is really up to you on how […]

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