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Why Warm Up? Benefits of a Proper Warm-up

  We have all had those days when we are running slightly behind and when we get into the gym we skip over our warm-up to save time. However, this is a BIG mistake. Incorporating a good warm up will help you get a better workout and can actually become a part of your workout.

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The Truth About Dietary Myths: Supplements

If you follow the news, it will not take you long to come across a story about the latest unfolding of the truth about some dietary or nutrition myth, and it always seems to surprise people. Most information, if found in print, is taken as the truth. Yet, obviously this isn’t always the case. We […]

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Member Stories: Nancy Ullmann "Get fit and stay healthy for life!"

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: We have had a family […]

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Why Dance? The Importance of Dance in Your Child’s Life

People sometimes ask me why I dance. My answer is simply, ”Why not?” My main motive is joy. The happiness that dance has provided me is not really something I can explain – it has to be felt. The benefits and opportunities dance has afforded me and many others, can do the same for you […]

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Comparing Popular American Diets

It seems that Americans are either continuing to have diets that are not the healthiest or they are making concerted efforts to eat as healthy a diet as possible. Thus many people are not only trying to eat organic foods, but are actually trying diets like vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, whole foods, or one of […]

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Member Stories: Mona Jensen "The importance of quality time & fitness"

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: We have been members of […]

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Healthy New Years Recipe: Hoppin’ John

I would feel remiss if I did not take this opportunity to mention a favorite dish for the New Year, “Hoppin’ John.” It has long been a favorite of the Southern United States and was always prepared at my home as well. No one really talked about it much other than they just expected to […]

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Creating a Lasting Habit

  Creating a lasting habit is easier than you think – it starts with building a routine. The first step to building a routine is to decide what you want to accomplish. There are many different health and fitness goals but some of the most common are:

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