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Spring break 2017 Workout!

Tidbits click upper & lower  links to see actual workout be sure to set yourself up for success by being ready for the next move rest between each move should be no longer than 5 seconds rest between breaks should be no longer than 1:30…

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How do I Commit to a New Health or Fitness Routine

Figuring out how to commit to a health and fitness routine is one of the most difficult hurdles you will face when it comes to pursuing fitness.  Lifestyle changes are never easy, and they take high levels of commitment to successfully implement.  The good news…

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Thanksgiving E-Training Workouts

Since we are off and many of you are traveling next week, we wanted to make it easy for you to workout.  Below are a couple of flashmob style workouts that you can do anywhere. For more workouts and other videos browse our YouTube channel.

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Blue Zones Moving Naturally Tip 2

Get a dog. Most dog owners get over five hours of exercise a week without a lot of added effort.  They also have fewer helth problems compared to non-dog owners. Blue Zones Project

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Blue Zone Moving Naturally Tip 1

Trade in power tools for hand tools. Shoveling, push-mowing, and raking burn almost 400 calories an hour or about the same amount of calories as lifting weights.  

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Make your shoes last longer

Here are some tips for increasing your shoes’ life span. Rotate Two Pairs of Shoes It’s a good idea to have two or three pairs of walking or running shoes that you can alternate using. You’ll find they’ll last much longer in the long run—or…

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When to replace your shoes

A Shoe’s Life Span As a general rule, most running and walking shoes last up to 500 miles.  How and where you use your shoes could alter that number.  For example, pavement wears down shoes faster than a track, a trail or gravel.  Also keep…

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Take time to stretch

Stretching is a powerful part of any exercise program. Most aerobic and strength training programs inherently cause your muscles to contract and tighten. Stretching after you exercise may help improve the range of motion about your joints and boost circulation. Overall, however, stretching after exercise…

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Preventing Track & Field Injuries

Establish a good stretching program to include the gastrocnemius/soleus (calves), hamstrings, quadriceps, hip flexors and hip adductors. Initial stretches should be static (no bounce) and held for at least 30 seconds, then progressed to dynamic stretches such as walking lunges or high stepping. Research shows…

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Foam Rolling – Adductors

Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry.  This effective and simple to do technique delivers positive, feel good results.  Foam rollers have become easily accessible, either shared at the gym or found in almost any…

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