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7-Day Walking Plan

August 1, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

What is something that you can do everyday? Whether it is hot or cold, whether you have minimal amounts of time, whether you tend to overdo or “under-do” your exercise activities… Most of us can use walking as a daily exercise. Here is a great plan to motivate you to walk 7-days and build up..

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Avoid Making an Unhealthy Salad

July 12, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly, Nutrition | by

When you think of healthy food, what is one of the first things that comes to mind? Survey says: 1. Vegetables, 2. Fruit, 3. Salad. Needless to say, a combination of fruit/vegetables makes up a salad. So it’s automatically healthy, RIGHT?! Unfortunately, if you take a look at the standard salad bar, you will see..

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International Day of Yoga

June 20, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

June 21st is the International Day of Yoga. If you’ve thought about trying Yoga or just need a little motivation to get back at it, this is your motivation. Depending on what Yoga class you choose, it could help you with stretching, with strengthening, with breathing (i.e., stretching and cleansing your lungs), with mental clarity…

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National Women’s Health Week

May 15, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This week is National Women’s Health Week! “It’s never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! This National Women’s Health Week, we want to help you take control of your health. Take the first step! Join the National Women’s Health Week celebration and learn what you can do to lead a..

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May Cardio Challenge

April 21, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Let’s do a May Cardio Challenge! I’ve done this challenge the past few years with clients at my training studio. It’s a great motivation for getting summer ready! The Challenge: DO 45min to 1hr of sustained cardio 3 times per week. Cardio means getting your heart rate up! Shoot for 120-135bpm at least. Walking, hiking or..

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World Health Day is April 7th

April 5, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week | by

World Health Day is a day that emphasizes health. That might seem pretty obvious. What might not be as obvious is that depression tops the list of health illnesses. This year the focus of World Health Day is depression. Make sure you know the signs and symptoms for yourself and others. Here’s the World Health..

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What is a Flexitarian Diet?

March 22, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Since it is Nutrition Month, here is an interesting take on minimizing the amount of meat in your diet and getting more plant-based protein. Besides the name, give the article a chance Flexitarian Eating As always, contact me with any questions. Healthy, happy living!   About FLEX Training: FLEX Training is a San Diego gym offering personal training and..

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National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

March is National Nutrition Month: “Put Your Best Fork Forward” We can always improve something in our nutritional habits. The most important thing is to make smart decisions and lead a healthy lifestyle. Try to pick one thing per week to focus on… for example, drinking more water, or cutting out a sugary drink or..

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Heart Awareness

February 8, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

So, you know that small organ that’s pumping in your chest? It’s a pretty important organ, kind of a big deal. This is your chance to start thinking about that little, hard-working ball of muscle. It only provides oxygen to every cell in your body. Besides breathing, it’s the main reason we are alive. Why..

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Cue the Exercise Habit

January 17, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

We’ve all heard the recommendations for making something a habit, usually it’s a recommended number of days, sometimes it’s making small incremental changes to a bigger change or habit. A new study was done specific to making an exercise habit. The idea for making it a habit to move is to have one cue that..

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