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Three Tips to Improve Your Healthy Lifestyle

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Living a fit and healthy lifestyle doesn’t happen overnight. It takes a consistent and dedicated effort to not only become physically fit, but to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the long-term. Although exercising consistently and eating a nutritious diet are the cornerstones to achieving a healthy lifestyle, the following three quick tips can help improve […]

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National Diabetes Month: A Healthy and Fit Lifestyle

| November 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Almost 26 million Americans, both adults and children, battle this chronic, serious disease, which is a leading cause of kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, non-traumatic lower limb amputations and blindness.1 According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), this leading disease nationwide is characterized […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Incorporate Healthy Habits into Your Daily Routine Experts throughout the fitness community have long encouraged everyone to exercise more in order to live a healthy and fit lifestyle. Recently, the medical community has further supported the importance of encouraging adults to be more physically active, especially for individuals who have or are at high risk […]

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Eat Like an Olympian

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

We can all take inspiration from the remarkable athletes and Team USA accomplishments witnessed in the London Olympics. All athletes, not only train their bodies and their minds to perfection, they also know that their nutrition plays a key role in the overall program recipe of a champion. Eating a healthy diet sufficient in nutrients […]

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Finding Your “Inner Olympian”

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Finding Your “Inner Olympian”

What a month July is. We kick off the summer with its heat, all the fun, sun and frolic and in this spectacular summer we get a big dose of the much anticipated summer Olympics in London. For a few of the really fortunate in our circles, they’ll even be there at the games. Competing […]

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Stroke Awareness and Prevention

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the American Stroke Association (ASA), a stroke is a “brain attack,” as opposed to the most commonly known “heart attack,” that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. […]

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Dedicated to Dad

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest blessings of my life was my father. He gave me a solid foundation, a stable home life, got me to church and got me through high school and college. He modeled decency, manhood and he showed me what hard work and what working together was all about. I knew he loved […]

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The 10 Commandments for Losing Weight…and Keeping it Off!

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Success breeds success. What exactly, in terms of lifestyle changes, do people who have been highly successful at both losing weight and keeping it off over the long term do? That’s just what researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Colorado set out to determine when they began their on-going study called […]

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Healthy Eating: Tips and Tricks for a Nutrition Transition

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Spring is in the air bringing changes to weather, wardrobes and waistlines. With the holidays and cold weather months behind you and plans for spring break trips, pool time lounging and outdoor activities in the near future, this is the perfect time to focus on healthy eating. In light of National Nutrition Month, now is […]

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Jump Start Your Fitness Routine

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

As you roll in to this New Year, you may find yourself in a rut of doing the “same old, same old” when it comes to your fitness and wellness routine. As the temperatures get cooler, climbing on the dreaded treadmill or elliptical machine may seem to be your only options for burning up those […]

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