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Defying Genetics With A Healthy Lifestyle

We get a lot of who we are from our parents or family tree. Maybe it’s our dad’s nose, our mom’s hair color, or that personality trait we saw in them when we were kids that we swore we’d never do when we grew up. The point is, we chalk a lot up to genetics, […]

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Yoga for Athletes

Yoga is not just for slim girls in yoga pants anymore. More athletes, including professionals, are finding the benefits of yoga. If you think yoga is a waste of your precious time lifting weights or doing cardio, think again. Developing a steady practice can actually help you get stronger. You will learn to control your […]

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Diet vs. DNA: Which Really Determines Body Shape

We all have that one friend who can eat anything and never workout without any negative consequences. On the other hand, there’s the friend who eats healthy and is active but may still gain weight. How much of this can be attributed to genetics and how much does environment play a role? To further explore […]

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Trainer Highlight: Alex Tran

Alex Tran is a certified personal trainer that loves to help people accomplish their health and fitness goals. He understands the struggle most people go through, which is why he became a trainer in the first place. Learn all about Alex Tran and his advice to people who wish to improve their fitness!

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Can You Look Healthy and Be Unhealthy?

The adage, “never judge a book by its cover,” can be tough to put into practice, especially when construed with fitness and health. For example, is it possible to look healthy and be unhealthy? If you pay attention to TV, look at magazine covers or follow social media, it’s possible. The media would have you […]

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Alternative Biceps Curls to Challenge Your Body

Several weeks ago, we discussed new ways to challenge your body by doing variations of exercises with which you are familiar (i.e. the plank). Sometimes, you can hit a plateau if your body gets comfortable doing the same exercises over and over again. To maximize muscle growth, it’s important to mix it up. Let’s take […]

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Healthy Korean Dishes in Honor of the Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games have just concluded. Unfortunately, they went by in a flash. You may have seen our blog series on “How to Eat Like an Olympian” in honor of the Games. In the spirit of the Winter Olympics being held in South Korea, taste the many flavors of the culture by trying […]

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Results from The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge 2018

We just concluded another year of The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge. Thank you to all who participated this year. Congratulations on all your efforts throughout the challenge and to those who accomplished their personal goals. Losing weight is never easy, so be proud of yourselves for what you’ve accomplished! Here are this year’s results from […]

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