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6 Tips for Returning to a Post-Pandemic Gym

As we approach the midway mark of 2021, despite COVID’s best efforts, we are seeing a reduction in cases and more and more states opening back up. This means no more occupancy limits (or less restrictions, at least), less required space for social distancing, the return of indoor activities like dining and sporting events, and more.  But make no mistake...  We are not returning to what was “normal,” rather we are beginning a “new normal.”...

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Healthy Dieting Means a Lifestyle Change

Often when someone talks about losing weight and improving their overall health, the word that gets thrown around the most is “diet.”  I need to lose weight… I’m starting my diet next week.I need to get healthier… better get on a diet.My doctor said I need to watch my diet. You get the point. And while diet is certainly very important to your overall health profile, the truth is that many people treat dieting as...

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5 Tips for Shifting Seasonal Gears in Your Exercise Routine

Now that weather is getting warmer and more enjoyable, we are presented with many more options for staying in shape. No more being restricted to mostly indoor activities! However, shifting your workouts from a winter-focused routine to something more spring-friendly means you may have to make a few changes to your fitness lifestyle and repertoire. Here are five considerations you should make before jumping into your new spring and summer regimen. 1. Assess your footwear...

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Get a Jump on Protecting Yourself from Spring Allergies

As Spring starts to hint at bursting into bloom, so comes the opportunity to take one’s workouts outdoors. No more being restricted to your dirty garage, dark basement, or that gym that may mean a 20-minute wait in line due to social distancing reasons. No, now all the world is your oyster! You can run, bike, play basketball, and the list goes on. What a great time for active people to get out and get...

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How to Eat Delicious Foods Without the Guilt

Let’s be honest, while eating healthy may be a great move for your health, it’s not always favorable to one’s palate. The truth is that fried and fatty foods are hard to put away for a reason… THEY TASTE GOOD! Needless to say, oftentimes we are left with only two options... enjoying what we eat or enduring what we eat.  Or so you thought… Yes, there is plenty of flavor to be found in unhealthy...

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