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November 14, 2018

Back Extension on Swiss Ball

1) Lie down with your upper thighs and pelvis over a fitness ball. If needed, use a partner to hold your feet on the floor. 2) Place your hands behind your head and move down slowly bending from your trunk. 3) Return back upright until your shoulders, hips, knees and
Fitness
Ingredients: ⅔ cup Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper ⅓ cup chopped, fresh parsley Meat from 1 rotisserie chicken, cubed 4 stalks celery, sliced 1 bunch scallions, sliced and divided 1-pint cherry tomatoes, quartered and divided ½ English
Recipes
November 14, 2018

Mindfulness and Digestion

We often hear about all the dietary changes we need to make in order to lose weight, feel better, or heal our bodies. Usually, these recommendations include, “eat more veggies” or “eat foods rich in these vitamins”. Though these things are important, there’s a lot more to nutrition than the
Nutrition
In April 2018, 12 courageous women dawned their bikini’s, ready to enter another life changing event. All are breast cancer survivors who displayed their courage and their scars as they started the 3rd annual 6-month Breast Cancer to Bikini (B2B) Challenge. Heather Reimer, a breast cancer survivor and founder of
Wellness
Start position is standing with the feet shoulder width apart. Lower into a squat with the knees aligned over the toes. The heels should be on the floor with the back straight and the head upright, eyes looking forward. Leap upwards out of the squat by swinging your arms behind
Fitness
Prep time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 – 13 oz can coconut milk 1 lb chicken breast or thighs cut into bite-sized chunks 2 tablespoonsgluten-free curry paste  12 oz broccoli florets, cleaned and trimmed (or green beans) 1 medium carrot, shredded (optional) 1 colored pepper, sliced in strips 1 handful fresh
Recipes
What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea occurs when you stop breathing for 5-30 times per hour or more. It prevents restful sleep. It is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia and heart failure. Isn’t Sleep Apnea a disease of overweight people? There are two major types of sleep apnea: Obstructive
Wellness
Place your back foot on a box or bench and step the front foot forward into a staggered stance, holding a dumbbell in each hand. Initiate the movement by flexing at the hips, knees and ankles until your front thigh is parallel to the ground. Your back must remain straight
Fitness
I’ve noticed that parking at my gym in the mornings has become a bit more of challenge the last couple weeks.  The weather is cooling off, school has started, and people are finding their way back to the gym.  Indoor exercise always seems to pick up in the fall. Where
Fitness
September 13, 2018

A Case for Advanced Testing

The Framingham 10 Year Coronary Heart Disease Risk Score has been used for years to predict those at risk for heart attack; however, more recent technology and testing with nuclear magnetic scanning (NMR) of the blood (Advanced Testing) allows us to predict heart disease and type 2 diabetes (DM2) years
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