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Shape Your Butt with Lateral Band Walks

Lateral band walks, also called lateral monster walks, are a great way to sculpt your leg and gluteal muscles. This exercise utilizes bands to create resistance and targets lower body muscle groups. Watch how to perform them so you can add them to your workout routine!

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3 Minute High Intensity Interval Workout

Let’s do some High Intensity Interval Training! I have 3 minutes of exercises for you—40 seconds of one exercise alternating with 20 seconds of another exercise. There’s basically three little mini circuits total. Doing an interval workout is a great way to get in a variety of quick and intense exercises in a short amount of time. […]

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5 Things to Know Before You Start Playing Tennis

Want to start playing one of the greatest lifetime sports out there, Tennis?! Well before you get started, here’s a few things you should know to help get you on your way. So, before you start playing tennis, read these 5 tips:

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Beginner’s Guide to the Lat Pulldown Machine

The lat pulldown machine is a staple at most fitness and health clubs. You’ll see all kinds of people using it, due in part to the fact that it’s a relatively simple machine to figure out how to use. Using the lat pulldown machine properly to maximize the benefits you receive is a whole different […]

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5 Bits of Advice for Your First Yoga Class

Inspired to try your first yoga class but have no idea what to expect? What to wear? When to show up? Etiquette? Here’s a “how-to” guide to get you started.

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Tips for Maintaining Your Bike

Earlier this season, you pulled the bike out, wiped off some dust and pumped the tires. Sound familiar? Did you forget to clean and lubricate your bike? I hope not! Would you drive your car without washing it or not checking the oil and other fluids? Failure to do so would result in your car […]

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Group Exercise Classes 101

New to exercise or to your health club? Often a great place to start with your fitness routine, and to meet new people, is with group exercise classes. These exercise classes sometimes come at a fee, or if you’re lucky, are included with your membership. Often exercise classes include things like yoga, pilates, bootcamp, strength training, spin/indoor […]

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Everyday Exercises Anyone Can Do: Lunge Variations

If you’re looking for a lower body exercise that challenges your balance, core strength and stability, and all of the muscles in your legs, the lunge is a great place to start.  There is a lot that goes into a lunge that you might not have thought about.  Try standing with your legs split apart […]

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Learning to Cook with Grains

Many people love to try eating several of the New Grain Products available on the market! However, when it comes to preparing them at home it can be difficult figuring out how to cook and serve them just right. So, here are some suggestions!

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Fitness Equipment Tutorial: The Back Extension Machine

Muscles Targeted This machine is primarily used to strengthen the muscles of the lower back, but also works the glutes and hamstrings. Setup You want to make sure you adjust the thigh pads so the tops of the pads come to just below the crease in your hips. This allows your body to hinge forward […]

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