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Tight Muscles? Let’s Stretch!

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - May 15, 2023

4 Leg Stretches For Tight Leg Muscles   We’re all familiar with that cramped, achy, sometimes even painful feeling of tight leg muscles. Your legs can feel tight for a number of reasons. Leg muscles can stiffen up after sitting for long periods, overdoing it on leg days at the gym, or even as a […]

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Posture Practice

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - May 1, 2023

You know the drill … it is post Covid, and that aching back pain won’t subside. Your doctor, co-worker, your spouse, all of them suggests, “Stand up straight!” and “Don’t slouch in your chair!” As time passes by, the back pain starts to travel and affect your hips or low back. Suddenly, you start to […]

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Using Hatha Yoga to Battle Anxiety

Posted by: Khloe Richardson, B.S. - April 24, 2023

Finding ways to remain calm during anxious moments and times is the key to surviving most high stress situations. Many of us fail to take the time to do an extremely simple task that assists with calming the nerves: breathe.       Hatha yoga encourages the body to listen to the breath while practicing. […]

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The Importance of Maintaining a Workout Routine

Posted by: Jamie Horban - April 17, 2023

When you decide to start to work out, you are committing to training your body for doing something new. Whether you are training for a marathon or a dance competition or simply just want to work out to improve physical power or physique, it’s highly important to maintain a consistent regimen to train your muscles […]

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Make a Fresh Start with Spring Foods

Posted by: Laura Cason, B.S., R.D., L.D.N. - April 10, 2023

Seasonal produce will depend on the area because of climate and growing conditions.  It all depends on the food, when and where they harvest that food. Nutritional values are generally the same across frozen, fresh or canned fruits and vegetables.     Seasonal Produce Guide Make a goal of picking one seasonal fruit and one […]

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Yoga to Flow through the Seasons

Posted by: Khloe Richardson, B.S. - March 27, 2023

We’re more connected to the seasons than we think as a society. We are 60% water, so the weather and seasons affect us deeply. That’s why we must take the weather and seasonal transitions just as seriously as we take and consider our yoga practices. Thankfully, we’re slowly entering spring time. However, it’s important to […]

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The Importance of a Cool Down

Posted by: Jamie Horban - March 20, 2023

People often ask me after I teach a class or do a workout “why do you stay and stretch for ten-fifteen minutes afterwards? Didn’t you already work out?”  It surprises me when I see people just leave a class (especially an aerobics class) to leave and walk right out into the cold or snow. Truly, that […]

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How to Choose the Right Personal Trainer

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - March 13, 2023

A personal trainer should hold a current certification accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) to give you the assurance that you are working with a professional who has the knowledge and skills to provide you with a safe and effective workout. There was an initiative launched in 2003 that called for all […]

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March is National Nutrition Month

Posted by: Laura Cason, B.S., R.D., L.D.N. - March 6, 2023

    I really like themes for my blogs because each it helps bring different aspect of nutrition to life. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics announces its annual theme in March, and this year is Fuel for the Future. This combines both food as fuel and also highlights the environmental aspects of nutrition.   […]

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