Month: August 2015

What is Health and Wellness

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Sometimes when you think about being healthy the only thing that comes to mind physical health.  If this was many year ago that would be what doctors would be talking about but today physicians talk about health and wellness.  Health and wellness is a full body approach.  It is not just about physical but mental […]

Find the Right Wellness Program

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Every wellness program is not created equal.  The program could be perfect for you or not even close to what you need.  The idea is that you have to find a wellness program that works for you.  How do you find the right wellness program?

The Y: Not Just a Fitness Gym

The Y is for everyone.

Nowadays you see a fitness gym on every corner.  There is a gym that focuses on a particular group of people.  Those gyms focus on just getting get people in physical shape.  They aren’t worried about the individual as long as they are paying to use the facility.  At the Y, we care about more […]

Why Weight Loss is Important

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Everyday you stories online of someone who has a weight loss story.  Those stories always talk about how they made lifestyle changes and what led them to do so.  They always have before and after pictures and give tips for others.  Let’s look at why weight loss is important for everyone.

How to Make Healthy Choices

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When you look in a gym do you see healthier people and wonder how do people get healthy?  For many it is all about making the right choices.  It is choosing this over that.  It is choosing a salad over something fried.  How do people make these choices?

The Combo: Health and Nutrition

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Some people seem to think that if they workout they can eat whatever they want.  I’m sure you have heard people say I can eat this since I worked out today.  If only it was that simple.  The reality is that health and nutrition go hand in hand.  It is hard to have one without […]

What Workouts are Right for You

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Did you know that not every workout is right for you?  Each person has different needs and their bodies react different to each type of exercise.  What you want to do is to find out what workouts are right for you.  It could be classes, or free weights, or machines, or cardio, or swimming.  Chances are […]

4 Ways for Fat Loss

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Everyone sets goals to lose weight and get fit.  Many people want fat loss to happen while they workout.  Remember fat loss does not happen overnight but rather through an intentional process of doing multiple things.  There are 4 main ways to help your body lose fat.  They are diet, strength training, interval training, and […]

Why Can’t I Lose Weight Fast

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People always want to lose weight fast.  You always see these infomercials about you can lose so many pounds and inches in a short amount of time.  Those gimmicks will work for a short period of time but in the long run they will give you only short term results.  If you are looking to […]

Eat Healthy Snacks

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Eating healthy snacks can be the difference in weight loss and weight gain.  Think about what the last snack you ate was.  Was it something healthy like almonds or was it something like cookies or candy?  The key to snacks is to have healthy options available to you at all times.