Have you ever considered that exercise could help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, regular exercisers have a 12% reduced risk of getting breast cancer. The science behind this theory is pretty simple. According to the Susan G. Komen website, studies show higher blood levels of the estrogen… Read More

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Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer through Exercise

By Christine Williquette.

Have you ever considered that exercise could help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, regular exercisers have a 12% reduced risk of getting breast cancer. The science behind this theory is pretty simple. According to the Susan G. Komen website, studies show higher blood levels of the estrogen… Read More

Training: Time vs. Distance

By Nathan Vandervest.

When working with athletes the question often comes up “should I train by time or by distance?”.  This is a legitimate question but doesn’t have the simplest of answers.  Like many endurance athletes my mind works off of miles best.  Knowing how far you have gone is a key component in training but this is… Read More

Dieting vs. Healthy Eating

By Kristi Carne.

Ditch the Dieting; Head toward Healthy Eating.  Fad diets are out of style. There are all sorts of different diets that people are willing try and it is actually quite scary. It’s frightening that so many people are misinformed and fall for the conflicting information, testimonials, and hype of what turns out to just be… Read More

Celebrate Women’s Health and Fitness Day!

By Christine Williquette.

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is a nation-wide effort to focus attention on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women so take time to celebrate with these 10 good-for-you healthy tips: 1. Try a new class. Barre Blend? Why not? Mixing up your workout can be good for your body and your… Read More

Love is Action

By Christine Williquette.

Want to let someone know they’re loved? Try using actions, rather than words. Love is an action verb…to really feel the love, the other person has to feel the message in nonverbal ways.  Your love for someone may not be felt until you really make an effort to put your love into action. If you… Read More

Family Fitness Fun!

By Liza Margelofsky.

Exercise with my family?! How do I do that?  How many times have you heard the “I’M BORED!!!”?  Or you think to yourself that your kids need to get off that couch and do something!  Exercising as a family is a great way to have fun, connect with each other and do positive things for… Read More

Fall into Great Nutrition

By Lee Hyrkas.

Ring in September by celebrating National Whole Grain Month. Ancient grains have made a resurgence over the past several years. Many are finding ancient grains a nice alternative to their regular staples. For those of you who may not know what ancient grains are, below, is a list of different ancient grains and how to… Read More

Four Ways to Increase Post-Workout Hydration

By Christine Williquette.

Do you ever wonder what you should drink after workouts? If so, you’re in luck – we’re going to clear up some of that confusion today. Consuming the right amount of fluid can help your body maintain a normal temperature, get rid of toxins and waste, exercise better, and keep your joints lubricated. A reasonable… Read More

To Learn is to Grow

By Christine Williquette.

The need to learn and grow is a natural instinct for human beings. We can learn and grow by finding more efficient ways to do our jobs and live our lives. Where there is growth, there is innovation and discovery, and this is a breeding ground for more positive and refreshing perspectives toward ourselves and… Read More

10 Tips to Become a Morning Workout Person

By Christine Williquette.

Finding it difficult to get to the gym after work? If so, you may want to consider switching to morning workouts. With fewer distractions and unexpected plans to get in the way, it’s often easier to fit in exercise at the start of the day. If you’re naturally a morning person, this should be an… Read More