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Are You Competitive?

Use your naturally competitive spirit to push yourself during workouts! BEFORE YOUR WORKOUT: Set a goal just for today. You could choose calories burn

10 Habits of FIT People

EXERCISE. Even when you don’t feel like it. Remind yourself of how great you’ll feel afterwards! MAKE IT A GAME. If you’re a competi

Roll Out the Kinks!

Monday Motivation: Athletes and physical therapists use foam rollers to smooth, lengthen, and relax tired muscles. Rolling also increases blood circul

4 Common Workout Mistakes – and How to Fix Them!

Mistake #1: DOING CORE WORK FIRST Whether it’s squats, lunges, shoulder presses, or step-ups, you recruit your core muscles for balance.  Wait t

Taking a Vacation… From the Gym?

  YOU CAN LOSE UP TO 50% OF YOUR HARD-EARNED FITNESS GAINS IN A SINGLE WEEK OF INACTIVITY! Skipping a workout every once in a while is nothing to

Monday Motivation

HAVING A WORKOUT PARTNER: Keeps you accountable Pushes you harder – some studies show TWICE the progress with a workout buddy! Helps you stay mo

Healthy Eating Myths – BUSTED!

MYTH #1: Frozen fruits & vegetables are less nutritious than fresh ones. Frozen fruits and vegetables are flash-frozen within hours of being picke

Unexpected Benefits of Regular Exercise

REDUCE STRESS * BOOST HAPPY CHEMICALS * IMPROVE SELF-CONFIDENCE * ENJOY THE OUTDOORS * PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE * ALLEVIATE ANXIETY * BOOST BRAIN POW

4 Quick Tips to Prevent Elbow Pain

1. STRETCH Yoga is great for increasing flexibility while strengthening joints. Try a class, or use these stretches at home. 2. FULL BODY > MUSCLE

Tips for Beginning Runners

GET THE GEAR You may want to get fitted for running shoes to protect your feet and knees.  Apply sweat-proof sunscreen before running outdoors; nothin