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‘Scary’ Facts About Sugar

Halloween is on the horizon and with it comes loads of candy. With the consumption of sugar increasing faster than the world’s population and a 23% increase in sugar consumption in the last decade, refined sugar has become a part of daily life for Americans. With this realization comes many questions. Is it safe? How […]

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If You Feel Like Giving Up, Remember Why You Started

Sometimes fitness and diet can really get you down. Don’t think you’re alone. Yes, even us fitness professionals sometimes feel that way, too. You try hard, but sometimes it doesn’t seem to be working. We’re here to tell you to never give up and remember why started in the first place.

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Adjust Your Asana: Preventing Pain in Your Yoga Practice (Part 2)

Last week we discussed how you can avoid injury and pain in yoga class. But some of those tips require asking your instructor for help or insight. So, this week let’s talk about a few things you can do to prevent pain in each asana until you are able to get the attention of your yoga instructor.

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Exercise for New Moms and Their Babies!

A NEW Mommy and Me small group training class is coming to Elite Sports Clubs – Brookfield! The group will be led by Alex White, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and an ACE Oh Baby! Fitness® Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise Instructor. This class is a small group training program designed for new moms with babies […]

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Mandarin Salad How-To Video and Recipe

Looking for new healthy recipes? Watch our video for how to make this tasty and healthy Mandarin Salad! The sweetness of the mandarin oranges combines nicely with the crunch of the lettuce and almonds. Plus, there’s a special dressing that pairs perfectly with the rest of the salad!

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Member Stories: Lisa Strebel – Gaining Confidence Through Self-Defense Class

Self defense class will not only teach you the necessary skills to protect yourself should the situation arise, but it will also help you improve your fitness and instill a greater feeling of confidence. Here is the personal account of one of our members, Lisa Strebel, who found great benefit in taking self defense at […]

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How to Avoid Injury & Pain in Yoga Class

We’ve all heard it before, read about it everywhere and talked about it with physicians, family and friends. If it is true, that yoga is a great salve for the body, mind and soul, then why does my body hurt before, during and/or after class? Here’s a few tips for stopping and even preventing injury and pain during […]

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Fitness Over 50 – How Active Older Adults Can Stay Fit

As a fitness trainer, I work out a lot. And because I’ve been doing that for the past 20 years professionally, I can tell you that my body feels different at 50+ than it did at 30, or even 40. As we age, the joints begin to wear down, the impact and insults of time […]

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