Monday Morning Fit Tip: Blueberries are considered a “superfood” because of their many health benefits: High in antioxidants = reduced muscle soreness and faster recovery times Help reduce belly fat Can prevent hypertension Aid in digestion Can help fight memory loss, heart disease, and certain cancers Did [...]
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Monday Morning Fit Tip: SHRINK YOUR STOMACH WITH THESE TIPS MAKE TIME FOR CARDIO. If you want to burn the most belly fat, a Duke University study confirms that aerobic exercise (including cardio classes, walking/running, swimming, etc) is the most effective in burning that deep, visceral belly fat. [...]
Monday Morning Fit Tip: AVOID THESE COMMON MISTAKES No one expects you to be perfect during class, but the mistakes below could result in a less-effective workout or even injury: Not Paying Attention: As you push yourself, also stay aware of the instructor (giving safety cues) and other members (so you don’t accidentally [...]
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We’ve rounded up some favorite blog entries to help you enjoy a healthier Memorial Day: One more tip? Get a quick workout before the parties and parades: We’re open 8am-2pm!
Monday Morning Fitness Tip: EAT A HEALTHY POST-WORKOUT SNACK Your body uses a lot of energy during a workout. If you don’t replenish it, your muscles won’t properly recover, and all your hard work could go to waste. So what should you eat post-workout? See our top choices below! *Eggs - Protein + carbs = a [...]
Monday Morning Fit Tip: TRY NEW FITNESS TRENDS TO STAY MOTIVATED DANCE EXERCISE - Working out has never been so fun! You get to shake it like you’re on the dance floor, all while burning calories and strengthening your heart! Choose from Aqua Zumba, Hip Hop Hustle, Ballet Bootie and more! ORGANIC FOOD [...]
Monday Morning Fit Tip: 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY FIT PEOPLE This is fantastic list from Life Fitness! Live by the 90/10 Rule: Maintain your healthy habits 90% of the time and allow yourself to indulge 10% of the time. Try to work out every day, and never miss 2 days in a row. Some days you’ll [...]
We’re kicking off National Nutrition Month with a Challenge: Which one is healthier? Spinach has more Vitamin A, fiber, protein, calcium and iron. However, Kale is a superfood when it comes to Vitamins K and C, and is lower in calories. Both contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids. It’s a tie! You need nutrients from [...]
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BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM With spring just around the corner, we’re still knee-deep in cold and flu season. Along with washing your hands with soap and avoiding people who are ill, how else can you protect yourself from getting sick? LIFT WEIGHTS - Regular resistance exercise increases white-cell counts, which may be helpful for fighting certain infections. [...]