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  • The work week is over, which does not mean that the workout week is over… While one recovery day is beneficial and even recommended, let’s strive to make Saturday or Sunday an active day. Here’s how! Do some work around the house:  Whether it is cleaning, clearing out the garage, or working in the garden, household tasks are […]

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  • Today is Thursday, and you almost made it through the entire week… Here is a refreshing and healthy drink to reward yourself without the guilt! 1/2 – 1 c.  Water 1/4 c.  Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 – 1/2 c. Limeade 2 – 4 drops of Liquid Stevia Exact quantities of each ingredient may vary according to […]

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  • As with weight training, cardiorespiratory training also falls under the principle of specificity – meaning, the body will adapt to the level of stress placed on it and therefore requires more or varied amounts of stress to elicit a higher level of adaptation in the future (that is, become a healthier, fitter you!) With this said, […]

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  • Muscles of the Core

    To start off the series of “Tight Tuesday” posts, I would like to begin with a post about basic core musculature anatomy… There are three parts of our core: Local Stabilization System, Global Stabilization System, and Movement System.  Local Stabilization System Muscles attach directly to the vertebrae  Primarily responsible for intervertebral and intersegmental stability, providing support from vertebra […]

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  • Of course I am going to tell you that the two most effective ways to boost energy are to get at least 7 hours of sleep each night and exercise – Take this afternoon, for example, I was so tired and did not think I could make it through spin class this evening (and in the front row next […]

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  • Get Fit Now!

    Follow a path to conquer your fears and reach your goals to become a healthier, fitter you! I started this blog to share my knowledge, insights, and advice about health and fitness. Each week  I will write posts about different topics. Daily topics can include. . . “Pick Me Up Monday” Ways to boost energy […]

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