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February (Heart-Healthy) Newsletter

February2016Mailer-hearthealthPhysical activity helps prevent heart disease and stroke, the nation’s #1 and #5 killers! To improve overall cardiovascular health, we suggest at least 150 minutes/week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes a week of vigorous exercise (or a combination of both). Try 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week! Too busy?  Divide your time into […]

Does MUSCLE weigh more than FAT?

c726cdc4-1acf-492b-9295-865460557816Monday Motivation: FOCUS ON BUILDING MUSCLE They weigh the same (because 5 pounds = 5 pounds) but muscle is smaller, tighter, and burns more calories than fat! HOW DO I BUILD MUSCLE? Weight-bearing exercises build muscle.  Use your body’s weight, lift weights, or join a sculpting-style class such as Boot Camp, Zumba Toning, or PiYo! If you’re […]
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What obstacles stand in between YOU and your GOALS?

victoryMonday Motivation What challenges are standing between you and your goals?  Let’s eliminate them! NEW & NERVOUS?  We’ve all been there!  Try these tips for fitness newbies. TOO TIRED AFTER WORK?  Try an AM workout for extra energy all day long! STILL SIPPING SODA or other sugary drinks?  Read this! TOO BUSY?  Try just three 30-minute workouts a […]
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On the 5th Day of Christmas Fitness…

12daysfitnessOn the 5th Day of Fitness… we’re saying “No!” to Santa bellies!  Do 1 minute of crunches, and 1 minute of burpees today. Follow us on facebook for daily challenges – and ways to win – now through December 25th! EAST          NORTH         WEST Holiday Hours & Classes New holiday class […]
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Rest Day = Results

WHAT IS A REST DAY? Some of us barely have enough motivation to get to the gym, but others are there 5+ days a week, highly determined to reach their goals.  We’re so proud of all workouts that you complete – but if you’ve been exercising hard all week, your body needs a day off. […]

Easy Tips to Drink More Water

water1MONDAY MOTIVATION The Holiday Weight Loss Challenge contract states that you will drink 8 glasses of water each day.  How are you doing with that goal? WHY DRINK WATER? Speed up your metabolism Re-energize your muscles Flush the toxins and fat out of your body Fight fatigue Healthier skin and much, much more! MORE THAN […]

Do You Have a Plan?

makeplanaskhelpHoliday Weight Loss Challenge: WHAT IS A “SMART” PLAN? At the start of the Holiday Weight Loss Challenge we make a plan for our workouts and meals because failure to plan is planning to fail!  Your goal is to create a SMART plan: Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Trackable ASK FOR HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT Successful […]

Abdominals vs. Core

absandcoreMonday Motivation: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? Your core includes the muscles from your shoulders to your hips, on the front and back sides of your body.  The abdominals are just one section of your core! WHY DOES IT MATTER? A strong core can help prevent or reduce back pain, improve athletic performance, and improve posture.  Plus, […]

Your Kitchen Needs a Curfew

girlfridgeMonday Motivation: LOWER YOUR RISK OF BREAST CANCER IN 1 EASY STEP BAD NEWS: Poor blood sugar control is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes and breast cancer.  Women with type 2 diabetes have have a 23% higher risk of developing breast cancer! GOOD NEWS: Women who fast overnight have better control over their blood sugar […]

Mix It Up!

mixitupMonday Motivation: To challenge and strengthen your body, you need to change up your workouts every 4 – 6 weeks.  Try different forms of cardio or simply switch up the weight you’re lifting and the repetitions to see: BETTER RESULTS: Variety can help you do 44% more reps, lift heavier, and break through a weight-loss plateau! […]
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