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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
August 17th, 2022

Warming up is an important piece of exercise. Without a good warm-up, you not only risk injury, but you also won't be maximizing the potential of your workout.

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Our bodies are a lot like cars. A brand-new car hardly needs maintenance, aside from a regular oil change or tune-up.

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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
June 23rd, 2022

It's officially summer and the 4th of July is near. Many of you will head to the beach for a little rest and relaxation. And being at the beach is super fun and relaxing.

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24% of American adults are dealing with arthritis. This is a common disease, and it's becoming more common. So if you have arthritis, exercising can be a challenge. What types of exercise should you focus on?

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By: Allison Kaminski, Health Coach
April 29th, 2022

The CDC recommends about 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. That includes aerobic exercise. If you break it down, it can be five days of 30 minutes of aerobic exercise or three days of 50 minutes of aerobic exercise, for example.

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By: Allison Kaminski, Health Coach
March 15th, 2022

Today, I am going to take you through a quick 15-minute workout that you can do anywhere, anytime. All you might need is a set of weights, but, honestly, weights aren't super necessary either. 

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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
March 2nd, 2022

Training for a race is a great way to get in shape if you are just beginning an exercise routine. A half marathon, or 13.1 miles, may seem like a lofty goal if you are a novice runner, but with the right training schedule and a great pair of running shoes, you’ll be crossing the finish line in no time.

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By: Aaron Benator, Certified Health Coach
February 28th, 2022

February is American Heart Month, and today we are going to talk about four things we can do every day to improve the health of our hearts. What healthy habits should you focus on every day?