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A Healthier Margarita Recipe and Notes from the Weekend

Happy weekend, babes! And happy Father’s Day to my wonderful dad and husband, and to all the dads out there. This morning we’re going to church, getting Adam’s car detailed (my gift), making blueberry pancakes (his fave) and then spending the day grilling and swimming and soaking up a sunny Sunday. It’s been so nice […]
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Challenge Yourself with this Total Body TRX Workout

Whether you’re new to the gym scene or a seasoned vet, you’ve likely seen the TRX hanging around the gym and wondered, “What in the world is that thing?” or “I know what it is, but can I really get a great workout with it?” You’re in luck, because this blog answers both questions. The […]
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Everything You Need to Know to Get Rolling

What Is Foam Rolling? Foam rolling is a self-myofascial (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myofascial_release) release technique used to alleviate muscle pain and increase blood flow. It uses body weight to generate direct pressure to the “knots” or trigger points in the body. Often thought of as an “athlete’s only” piece of equipment, the foam roller is a great tool […]
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How To Master The Kettlebell Swing—And Amplify It

Swinging a kettlebell is a foundational exercise that actually dates back to ancient Greece. In fact, there’s a 143-pound kettlebell on display in the Museum of Olympia in Athens! In the 1700s, kettlebells emerged in Russia as a weighing tool for grains and goods. But as curious humans do, they decided to pick them up and […]
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the Key to a Fun and Challenging Workout

Grab a partner and a medicine ball! That’s all you need for this simple, effective core workout. Medicine balls come in a variety of weights and are lifted, thrown, and caught in a variety of ways for exercise. For this workout, it’s best if you pair up with someone of similar strength. You’ll want to grab a […]
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A Father’s Day Wish Come True

Von Hollingsworth and his daughter, Anna, are helping others improve their lives – together After 30 years as a manager in the electronics field, Von Hollingsworth had become “restless” and he was eager to do something more meaningful the remainder of his working days.  But he wasn’t particularly receptive to the idea when – seemingly […]
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Benefits of Salmon: Superfood Saturday

The real superhero of the sea is laid out in your grocery store: Protein-packed, stripey cuts of salmon. According to Science Daily, scientists found that fish reduced the risk of cardiac death by 10 percent. And the fatty acids and other nutrients in salmon do more than that: Recent studies have also shown the many […]
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Spirulina: Why This Algae Superfood Should Be Part of Your Diet

If you haven’t yet heard about this nutrient dense superfood, let me introduce you to Spirulina, an edible algae (or cyanobacteria) named for its intricate spiral shape and teensy tiny size. This vibrantly hued blue-green organism grows in subtropical salty lakes and oceans across the globe (so exotic!) Chock-full of chlorophyll and much like plants […]