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Happy New Year

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

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The Secret to Make New Year Resolutions 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 not solely completing a 4-week detox only to return to our old habits on week 5? The secret … Continue reading

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“In with the new… Out with the old.”

Put aside the struggles and challenges of 2015, and start fresh and commit to a lifestyle change in 2016. “How do I commit to a lifestyle change and reach my health goals?” Establish S.M.A.R.T. Goals! S  Specific M Measurable A Achievable R Realistic … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 7

Goal #7 Reduce Stress and Enjoy Life Exercise improves your physical and mental health, decreasing your risk of heart disease and reducing stress and anxiety. Whether you want an intense, heart-pumping cycling class, heavy max-lifting circuit, or simply a brisk walk … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 6

Goal #6 Learn Something New Add exercise to your daily routine and improve your learning processes! Recent research found that cardiovascular activity increases attention span, improves reading comprehension, and boosts memory.  Further, exercise increases dopamine activity in your brain, contributing … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 5

Goal #5 Earn More, Save More Do you want a higher paycheck? Exercise! Employees who committed to an exercise program (weight-lifting or cardiovascular training) witnessed a 6 to 10% salary increase compared to their colleagues who did not exercise.  Further, morning or … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 4

Goal #4 Stop Smoking Have you tried to quit smoking and received no luck? Exercise! Physical activity can help you effectively manage nicotine withdrawal and prevent relapse. In addition, exercise will lower your risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 3

Goal #3 Fall in Love Fall in love with exercise? No! But, regular exercise will increase your self-esteem and libido (for both men and women). Lorenz and Meston (2014) found a stronger positive impact on satisfaction when women performed 20 to 30 … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 2

Goal #2 Eating Healthier Recent research connects regular exercise to healthy diet choices.  However, you need to be aware of how many calories you burn during each exercise session and how many calories you consume after your workout. Oftentimes, people think they … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 1

Goal #1 Losing Weight Exercise can facilitate a weight loss program, however you cannot neglect diet. Increase your cardiovascular activity to burn excess calories. Perform 150 minutes of light to moderate cardiovascular activity each week (30 minutes, 5 days per … Continue reading

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