Tagged: health

Separating Thinness From Health and Fitness

You may have seen a few images of the various body shapes and sizes of Olympic Athletes floating around the internet lately (some showing more skin than others). These are the strongest, fastest, most accomplished athletes on the planet. But as you’ll notice, they look very different from each other. Not only are they different […]

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Salt: Friend or Foe?

New York City, as recently as November 30th of 2015, placed a warning symbol on many high salt dishes (higher than 3400 mg sodium) on the menus of its local restaurants. For example, two of the most popular, but salty, menu items were a Cheddar Bacon Burger and a Buffalo Chicken Salad, which respectively had 4280 mg […]

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Include Your Pet in Family Fitness

You want to make sure your family is healthy. Providing your family with healthy meals, making sure everyone stays active, and keeping everyone’s general wellness level high, is a top priority for you. While these things are extremely important and should always remain at the top of your list, it’s important to include everyone in […]

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How To Get Your Family To Eat Better And Exercise

So you’re looking to make some healthy lifestyle changes. Good for you! That’s amazing! But now you want your family members to join you on the crusade to a healthy lifestyle. However they don’t seem totally on board. Here are some ways to whip the rest of your family into shape, even if they don’t […]

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Staff Stories: My Recovery Without Surgery

As the newest member of the Elite trainers team, I thought it might be relevant to outline the path that helped facilitate my participation in a lifestyle of health and fitness. I was in involved in a rather serious motorcycle accident years ago, that left me with a specific lower back injury that could only […]

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100 Years of Exercise

“It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” This was said by the philosopher Marcus Cicero in 65 BC. Throughout history, exercise has been something that has evolved with us. So, today it’s time to look at how we have gone from bath house to zumba class.

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10 Ways to Incorporate Play Into Your Day

Just because you’re not a kid anymore doesn’t mean all fun and play should go out the window. Adding play–physical and mental–into your day will relieve stress, improve brain function, boost creativity, improve your relationships and connections, and make every day more enjoyable! Here are 10 ways you can incorporate play into your day!

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Do You Actually Need Gym Equipment and a Trainer to Stay in Shape?

Muscle withers away if you’re not constantly building it, and muscle withers faster as we age. Waning muscle mass gives way to fat gain, stiff joints, stumbling and bumbling balance, and a precipitous drop in self esteem and functional strength. If you are willing to, fighting back will help us turn the hands of time, […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Working Out at a Health Club

If you’ve never been to a health club before, it can be a pretty daunting experience. It is completely normal to feel a bit of anxiety – and mistakes are expected. This post will be a guide to any beginner who is looking to get the most out of their club experience!

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10 Easy and Effective Ways to Become More Active

We have all heard this,  “A body in motion stays in motion, a body in rest stays at rest.”  The concept, as much as it probably goes in one ear and out the other, couldn’t be more true . As we get older, it is imperative that we keep our bodies moving as much as we possibly can […]

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