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Welcome to our blog, here you will find information on fitness, nutrition, weight training, general healthy and physical therapy. It is our hope you will find the information useful and as always please ask us if you have any questions.

Can Inactivity Kill You?

It’s no secret that inactivity is bad for your health, but it may be worse than previously thought. According to a new study, it’s even more deadly than obesity—twice as deadly, in fact. Researchers at Cambridge University studied more than 334,000 men and women over...

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Ginger and Coconut Tofu (or Chicken)

Ginger and Coconut Tofu (or Chicken)

Here is a great recipe that Janet (BeWell Asheville) is teaching to our Healthy Entree's class in this month's healthy cooking series. You can use with tofu or chicken. So give it a try and let us know what you think and if you are interested in participating in our...

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One gallon of water a day?

One gallon of water a day?

We all know how important it is to stay hydrated but did you know that the latest recommendation is to drink one gallon of water per day? My first thought when I read this was that’s a lot of water. My second thought - I’m going to be in the bathroom all day long....

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Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors in the Winter

Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors in the Winter

Dressing in layers, protecting your hands and feet, and paying attention to the forecast can help you stay safe and warm while exercising outdoors in cold weather. Cold weather can discourage even the most motivated exercisers. And if you're not as motivated, it's all...

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Helpful Nutrition Apps

Helpful Nutrition Apps

Five fitness and nutrition apps that can help you keep your exercise and nutrition on the right track for the new year. MyFitnessPal helps users track exercise, diet, calories and more. It has a barcode scanner and claims to have the largest food and calorie database...

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Charred Corn Salad

Charred Corn Salad

This late summer salad combines sweet August corn (charred on the grill to perfection), bursting ripe tomatoes, and fragrant fresh basil. If you don't have a grill, no problem! Instead, roast your foil-wrapped corn in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. What You'll...

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Why Am I So Hungry After My Workouts?

Why Am I So Hungry After My Workouts?

Funny tees with sayings like "I run for pizza" or "I run because I really like beer" sum up the way many of us think about the relationship between food and exercise. Who among us hasn’t pictured the delicious snack waiting for us after a killer workout, for example?...

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Spiced Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Spiced Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

No need to resist these fall desserts - they are delicious and waist-friendly.  So, go ahead, have one. 3/4 cup all purpose flour 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup...

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5 Great Bodyweight Exercises

5 Great Bodyweight Exercises

We have been asked by several of our clients for 3-5 exercises they can do on the days they cannot get to the gym or when they are on vacation. You asked and we heard you. Here are our recommended 5 exercises; they will hit every single muscle in your body, help you...

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Indulge Without the Bulge

Indulge Without the Bulge

You can still enjoy your favorite holiday treats; you just need to know a few secrets and strategies to keep those scales where they are today.  Pay attention to the items below and ring in the New Year at the same size you are right now. Limit Your Amounts - never...

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