No Pain, No Gain?

by Pam George Are your workouts all push, push, push? Do you feel the need to push to exhaustion? Do you judge the quality of your workout by the soreness of your body after your workouts? What exactly is the soreness you feel after a workout? Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is thought to be…

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January 17, 2018

The Fight Over Food Choices. Demystifying What to Buy

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Fresh is best. Right? Not exactly. Or at least it’s not that simple. What if you don’t have access to fresh or frozen produce? When buying whole foods it is often hard to make choices as to how to get the best nutrition. Here is some guidance to help…

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January 15, 2018

Train to Live

by Pam George Why do you train? For weight loss, big biceps, a flat stomach, a small waist, stronger legs, a bigger booty, to add muscle, to gain strength, or to train for a upcoming event? All of those are great but do you train to live? Training your body for life means training to…

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January 10, 2018

In 2018, Party Like It’s 1968

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Want to stay thin in the new year? Take some wisdom from your mom and dad, and return to an earlier time. Research now shows us that, while coming to the Y will help you get the 150 minutes of recommended weekly exercise, the best way to ensure longevity…

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January 8, 2018

Striving for the Elusive Body

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January 3, 2018
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Stop Eating! The Only Two Ways to Feel Full

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Gallons of lettuce have LESS calories than a single Big Mac. Think about what else you might eat if you ate a Big Mac… maybe fries and a coke? Then think about whether you COULD eat three heads of romaine lettuce. Calories are not what make us feel full.…

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January 1, 2018

Change 10 minutes at a time

by Pam George I have always been skeptical when it comes to recommendations as they tend to change with the decades as new evidence comes around and new studies are done. How much time do you really need to spend working out? According to the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans two types of exercise…

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December 27, 2017
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So you joined a Fitness Center, now what?

by Pam George Well if you are new to exercising or you have been off for a time you shouldn’t just jump into the hardest, most advanced thing there is. You are going to ask your body to do more than it has in quite some time. Your body can adapt to change, but the…

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December 20, 2017

Surviving the Holidays

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD As Christmas approaches the air is filled with the scents of cinnamon and pine, houses twinkle with seemingly never-ending strings of lights, and presents rest under our trees. It’s the most wonderful time of the year… except for the charges on your credit card, the search for the perfect…

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December 18, 2017
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Get Up and Move

by Pam George Our bodies are designed for movement… simple basic movement… walk, run, jump, climb, lift, twist, push, and pull. For babies, walking is pretty basic. We learned this much without much instruction. As a baby we instinctively move our arms and legs until the muscles become strong enough to allow us to roll…

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December 13, 2017
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