Tagged: health

Resolution Revisited

Thinking back to January 1st, you perhaps set a new year’s resolution for yourself. Maybe it was to get fit, lose weight, save money, or eat better. Perhaps it was one, multiple, or a combination. So, how are you doing? Are you on track? Making progress? Have you already given up? Let’s revisit your new […]

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Navigating Your 30s: The Silent Awkward Stage and How to Find Balance

“Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.” -Georges Clemenceau When we think of growing up, and the many awkward moments that accompany us for years, adolescence often comes to mind.  The bad hair, breakouts, growth spurts….We’re told to hang in there.  It will pass.  But there’s one stage that no one warned me about.  […]

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Could Stress Be Hindering Your Health?

Stress is such an interesting phenomenon.  It’s rarely pleasant, and often prevents us from living our lives to our fullest potential.  Everyone experiences stress at some point each day to varying degrees, yet it is all too often disregarded as a major factor in our health.  It may seem like you are doing all the […]

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Don’t Wait Until the New Year to Create a New You

Every year it seems to happen, the great migration. Yes, the great migration occurs in January when people flock to the gym to get started on their New Year’s Resolution of working out more. These people often give up after a few months and migrate right back to their old lifestyle. You don’t have to […]

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Fitness For The Former Fat Girl

215 pounds. There it was. It was staring at me and the nurse on that ugly, white scale. Wait..what?! That can’t be true. I mean, I know in college you tend to gain some, but I couldn’t have gained that much! Denial shot through me like a bullet and then nothing but shame was left.

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Proven Stress Busting Tips

Stress is our body’s natural reaction to a challenge or demand, but can be harmful to our bodies if it lasts too long or occurs too frequently. Here are some proven stress busting tips.

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It’s Time to Put the "Magic" Back Into Motivation

“Things do not change. We change.” – Henry David Thoreau, Author/Philosopher There are many accomplishments for which I am proud.  Landing my first real job, receiving my Masters Degree, cultivating lasting friendships (some of which have lasted close to three decades); marrying my soul mate, raising my children…all of these come to mind.  But looking […]

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Member Stories: Tim Stark "When I retired, I wanted to do something big"

This story originally appeared in the Fall 2014 edition of our seasonal magazine. “When I retired, I wanted to do something big.” Tim Stark, a veteran marathon runner and Elite Sports Clubs member, took his retirement plan to a whole new level and walked across Scotland in the fall of 2012. Having accomplished such a feat, […]

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Staff Stories: The Relationship Between Weight Loss and Muscle

Aside from being eye candy, muscle does some really important things for your overall health. At the bottom of this article, there is a video. This is a Q&A session with Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD about content related to the Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It was sent to me […]

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Tips for Better Back to School Nutrition

With the sound of school bells just around the corner, it’s important to refocus your efforts to ensure your child’s health is top priority when the busy school year begins. Providing healthful meals and encouraging physical activity are essential for your child’s growth and development, and will help your child build healthy habits for the rest of his or […]

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