Author Archives: rrluthi

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today I see and experience love everywhere.

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Workout Wednesday

How do I feel like getting my fitness on today? Power through a weight-bearing exercise! Here’s the science behind it: A combination of weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing exercises can be effective training to increase enjoyment, decrease burnout, and prevent injury. Non-weight-bearing exercises, … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

Monday brings a fresh new start. What goals will you accomplish this week? Think big and aim high – there is power in positive thinking! Make a list and try to break down your goals by daily tasks. What small … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Are you new to exercise? Are you confused about where to start? Do you have continuous low back pain? Complete this 4 week program to alleviate low back pain and build a strong, stable core foundation needed to progress in your … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions that Stick!

How do we stay committed to our resolutions after the 6 week mark? What is the trick to making a healthy lifestyle change and notsolely completing a 4-week detox only to return to our old habits on week 5? The secret is … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Welcome 2019 with happiness and positivity, and a “I can do it!” vibe.

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Merry Christmas

Christmas Lake, Washington, USA Merry Christmas from my heart to yours! Spend the holidays the way YOU want to. If that means not going home, or eating pizza instead of the ham everyone else always eats, whatever it is, just do what … Continue reading

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A Christmas-y, Chocolate-y Treat

Healthy Recipe of the Week Low-Carb 3-Ingredient Christmas Fudge Ingredients 3 cups Dark Chocolate Chips (at least 70% cacao) 1 cup Full Fat Coconut Milk 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Powder (*optional: for a special aromatic flavor) Directions In a medium pot, melt … Continue reading

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Fit Friday

Do not allow the holidays to distract you from your exercise routine! Consistency is key. Focus on daily and hourly movement.  10 minutes of exercise performed 3 times a day can be as effective as one 30 minute workout performed 1 time a day.  Make it … Continue reading

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Stay on Par at the Fitness Bar

The holiday season has begun, but your fitness progress is not all done.  Are you making progress with your health goals? Certified Personal Trainer and ACE Coach, Luke Andrus discusses 5 strategies to keep your health goals goals on track and look beyond weight; it is not … Continue reading

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