Oct
31
2012

How do I get that cut look?

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I have been working out with the fitness heaven exercises – and actually am starting to see cuts in my abs. Read the entire post…

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Oct
12
2012

Whether your martial arts’ training is a full-time career or merely a hobby, most people try to stretch their schedule to its limits. During this act of juggling time, it’s easy to forget how important it is to get a good night’s sleep. But if you take time to re-discover how vital this physiological need is to your health, you may find yourself with a higher quality of life — and better martial arts. Read the entire post…

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Sep
18
2012

Fact or Fiction? Part 2

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Mechanics:
Poor mechanics may be the leading cause of injury since they put even more stress on an arm. Read the entire post…

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Sep
18
2012

Fact or Fiction? Part 1

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Remember, it was widely believed the world was flat and that a curveball was actually just an optical illusion (studies have shown conclusively that a curveball can break up to 19 inches!). Sorry, but just because dad says it is so doesn’t necessarily make it make it true. Read the entire post…

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Sep
13
2012

Robin’s Journal: Week 11. Part 2

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I will also do as Sharon suggested and start looking at empty calories, as well as fat grams, for the next week. I’m sure it will be a shock. I know for a fact that every Coke I drink is pure empty calories. Read the entire post…

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Sep
13
2012

Robin’s Journal: Week 11. Part 1

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I had a very erratic week. I’m having a severe arthritis flare, and it’s affecting my motivation to do much of anything, much less stick to a good diet and exercise plan. For some reason walking seems less daunting and less painful than the stationary bike during these times, so I made the effort to get out and walk with my roommate’s dog. Read the entire post…

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Sep
07
2012

Swim Your Way to Fitness and Better Health

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With the kids returning to school and some resemblance of a schedule entering many people’s lives, now is the perfect time to add to our fitness routines. And what better choice than the addition of this highly beneficial and relaxing form of exercise: swimming. Read the entire post…

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Jul
19
2012

Prenatal Fitness

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Can your facility meet the needs of today‚Äôs active pregnant women? Before implementing a prenatal fitness program in your facility, consider the special needs of pregnant women and the skills required of your staff to service your clients adequately. Read the entire post…

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Jun
20
2012

Tubing Exercises

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If you want to do resistance training to build strength and tone your muscles, but are either intimidated by or do not have access to free weights and weight machines, give tubing a try. Tubing with handles is available at many retail stores that sell exercise equipment. Or, you can pick up 12 feet of thick elastic tubing at medical supply stores and tie a loop at either end for handles. Read the entire post…

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May
21
2012

WellMax Center for Preventive Medicine. Part 2

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A newly instituted membership program, costing anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 for the baseline data, then $5,000 yearly for all retesting, doctor time and access to the facility, gives patients the option of long-term care. Read the entire post…

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