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Breathing When Lifting

Posted on Jun 25, 20

We get asked frequently about when and how to breathe during a lift so here is the answer!   Inhale and Brace: First inhale a large breath into your stomach (make sure it fills your stomach not your chest). Create tension in your torso which increases into-abdominal pressure (IAP), which is the pressure rating within […]

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Joint Health in Aging Athletes

Posted on Jun 24, 20

As aging adults committed to our community fitness, we are maintaining an active, athletic lifestyle. But, it’s important to recognize that there are physical changes that take place as we age, including loss of muscle mass (resulting in decreased strength); lost of elasticity in our tendons and ligament (resulting in less flexibility and range of […]

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Putting Our Tools To Use

Posted on Jun 22, 20

Every craft person has a toolbox full of tools and numerous techniques to help them bring inspiration into form. This also happens to us through life. We have discovered our own toolbox and techniques to help us create our lives at this point. Now I’d like to take it one step further and incorporate all […]

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Cajun Shrimp & Sausage Vegetable Sheet Pan

Posted on Jun 20, 20

This is a healthy and delicious meal that is also great for weekly meal prep. You could even switch it up and put it on the grill.   Ingredients: 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined 14 ounce pork or chicken sausage sliced 2 medium sized zucchini sliced 2 medium sized yellow squash sliced ½ […]

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Deload Week. Why?

Posted on Jun 19, 20

Let’s start by explaining what a deload week is. It is basically a week where you take it easier on your training by significantly decreasing your workload for the week. AS much as we don’t like to do these they enable your body to recover and come back stronger.   Why is a dealod week […]

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Mind Muscle Connection

Posted on Jun 17, 20

There are two main ways to train through attentional focus. Meaning what you think about while you are lifting weights. They will be externally focused (thinking about the movement, proper form) or internally focused (thinking about activating the muscle you are training. You hear this done various ways while we are coaching you in the […]

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Kiwi, to help you sleep?

Posted on Jun 15, 20

Kiwi is a fruit full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, Folate and potassium. It is also full of antioxidants and a good source of fiber. Kiwi is also high in serotonin and has been linked to improving your sleep quantity and quality by just eating 2 an hour before bed daily. […]

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Things That Kill Your Energy

Posted on Jun 14, 20

There are many things that can drain our energy both in a physical and a mental manner, here are a few that I feel most of us can relate too.   -Having a bad diet. Food, our nutrition fuels our body. The more energy we have the easier it is to go about our day. […]

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130 Calorie Greek Yogurt Lemon Bars

Posted on Jun 12, 20

A great healthy dessert option for the summer!   Ingredients Crust 3/4 cup (85g) graham cracker crumbs(about 5–6 full sheet graham crackers) 2 Tablespoons (30g) unsalted butter, melted (or melted coconut oil) Filling 6 ounces (168g) brick-style light cream cheese, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup (181g) plain nonfat or low fat Greek yogurt, at room temperature 2 large eggs, at room temperature* 1 large egg yolk, at […]

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Benefits of Swimming

Posted on Jun 11, 20

Looking to add something new to your fitness regimen? Have you tried swimming?   Did you know that swimming is an excellent way to work your entire body and cardiovascular system. An hour of swimming burns almost as many calories as running without any impact on your joints!   Swimming is a great whole body […]

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