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How to do a Piriformis Stretch

Do you have tight glutes? Are your hamstrings a little hamstrung? Does your lower back ache? Any aches, pains and tightness you feel along your entire posterior chain (neck to feet) could be cause by a tight piriformis muscle. This … Continue reading

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The Power of Loving Yourself

Back in 2009, we were interviewed by Oxygen Magazine about “how to avoid pitfalls with your fitness goals and how to stop bashing yourself when your progress stalls”. What a mouthful! We were pleased that the magazine was covering this … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air! It’s a time for longer days and better weather. It’s a time to start getting ready for summer and bathing suit season. And it’s also a time for spring cleaning. Here are some great tips … Continue reading

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Spring Forward

It’s one of our favorite times of the year – Daylight Saving. Hello longer days! We’re loving the later sunset. Longer days means more time to spend outdoors – walking with the kids, throwing the football around with the teenagers, … Continue reading

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Get Paid to Lose Weight?

Would you eat more spinach if you got paid for it? How about less trips through the drive-thru? What about cash for walking 10,000 steps a day? Is money enough of a motivator to get you to commit to finally … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month

Did you know that every 60 seconds a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, or friend dies from a stroke, heart attack, or other form of heart disease? Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So, what can you … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Survival Guide

Hey football fans! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the biggest football game of the season is in THREE DAYS! Whether you’re hosting or attending a party, you’ll be surrounded by all sorts of waistline-expanding food. … Continue reading

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Banish Belly Fat

Belly Fat. Spare Tire. Muffin Top. Call it what you want, but it’s a major health hazard. Fat that’s stored around your midsection raises your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. That’s the bad news. The good news … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Reverse Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are now over. Phew! With all of the parties, gatherings, and good food, did you put on a few pounds? Are your favorite jeans feeling a little snug? Well, you’re not alone. Eating an extra 500 calories a … Continue reading

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