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All About Stress

Posted by: Cathy Legget - February 21, 2022

Stress. It seems to lurk everywhere. Longer working hours, less sleep, more pressure, a ‘stress epidemic’ is our reality.  I lived it, to the extreme perhaps, as a banker in NYC for over a decade. As a wellness professional now, I teach all sorts of techniques to manage stress, from yoga/meditation to gratitude journaling and broader […]

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How to Workout Smarter

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - February 14, 2022

In fitness and training, there are so many factors to focus on. But which is the most important factor? What should you focus on when you train? For both advanced and novice people, consistency has to be the most important factor to focus on in training. You should NOT aim to be [very] sore. Here […]

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Nutrition Tips for Heart Health

Posted by: Kim Kramer R.D., L.D.N., CDCES - February 7, 2022

Since February is American Heart Month, let’s talk about ways to take care of hearts through nutrition with these tips:     Choose Heart Healthy Fats When it comes to fat, there is the good, the bad and the ugly! The good fats to choose are going to be the unsaturated fats which are monounsaturated […]

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Take Control of Your Respiratory Health

Posted by: Shera Strange, Certified Personal Trainer - January 31, 2022

Cardiovascular, muscular strength, and flexibility are all important.  Let’s take a moment to talk about your respiratory health, which is just as important.     As our communities continue to fight against this pandemic, we want to remind you of one thing: you are still in control of your health. Fitness is all about improving […]

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Mindfulness for Busy People

Posted by: Cathy Legget - January 24, 2022

It’s a new year. 2022. With continued uncertainty in the world around us, perhaps you’ve taken the opportunity to control what you can this year, your own wellness. Instead of big lofty goals that are, let’s face it, likely to be left behind in a few months, below are a few ideas on how to […]

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How to Make Fitness Sustainable: Be Your Best You in 2022

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - January 17, 2022

Welcome to 2022. We are coming to 2 years of these “COVID” times. Some of you, or maybe a lot of you, have gone through a couple of cycles of wellness during this period. I think many of us have gone through something like this…” You eat healthy and exercise and have lost weight. You […]

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Healthy Eating for the New Year

Posted by: Kim Kramer R.D., L.D.N., CDCES - January 10, 2022

People typically make New Year’s resolutions which involve going on specific diets, but instead of starting a diet this new year, try these 3 tips for healthy eating and optimal weight management:         Increase Fiber Intake “Fiber is your Friend!” Fiber can reduce cholesterol levels, manage or prevent diabetes, prevent against certain […]

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New Year Resolutions … Here We Go Again

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - December 28, 2021

It’s a new year, and we are ready to conquer the world!  Weight loss, tone arms, a six pack, more money, better habits … woo hoo!  Bring on 2022!   Hold on eager beaver.  This all sounds fabulous, but does it sound real?  How can this year FINALLY be the year that we make goals […]

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Packing Healthy Snacks for School

Posted by: Kim Kramer R.D., L.D.N., CDCES - August 26, 2021

It is back to school time which means that it is also time for packing up school lunches every day. We want to make sure we are packing a healthy snack as most schools are requesting this as well, but how can we make sure that our kids are eating healthy while enjoying what they […]

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