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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.

What Causes Hamstring Tightness?

What Causes Hamstring Tightness?

You may be one of the many people that have tight hamstrings that you stretch, foam roll, stretch and roll and it never changes. You stretch them today and tomorrow they are tight again. Stretching has little effect on relieving this tightness. We tend to think we...

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Healthy Snack That Will Fill You Up

Healthy Snack That Will Fill You Up

Apples with peanut butter are the perfect snack and can be saved easily until the afternoon.  Just cut the apple in half, put some peanut butter on it and sandwich back together. Store in a baggie and when you're ready to have a snack it will be ready. We recommend...

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Considerations when Running with Your Pup

Considerations when Running with Your Pup

I saw this article in a newsletter the other day and thought it perfect to share with our readers. The topic -running with our dogs and what we should do or not do before taking them out to exercise. CONSIDER THE COLOR OF YOUR DOGS FUR – dark colors absorb the sun’s...

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Is Foam Rolling a Good Thing?

Is Foam Rolling a Good Thing?

We have been using foam rollers for several years now with our clients and believe they provide multiple uses for improving how the body moves. They come in a variety of lengths, colors, textures (grooves, smooth, ridges) and densities that all provide various amounts...

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Stay Cool This Summer

Stay Cool This Summer

I know, we are getting this out a little late considering our weather lately. Never fear however, you can still enjoy your favorite outdoor activities and stay cool with a basic understanding of how your body controls its inner temperature or what is known as...

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Balance Training – Glutes and Abs

Balance Training – Glutes and Abs

Targeting specific muscles groups like the glutes or abdominals is a popular way to train for many people, but how often do you train balance? How many of us regularly seek out strategies for improving balance? As trainers, we try and incorporate balance training into...

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Fish Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

Fish Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

Grilled fish, watermelon salsa and slice avocado in a tortilla for an easy, summer meal that's ready in 30 minutes.  YUM! Ingredients 4 cups diced seedless watermelon 1/2 small red onion, finely diced 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro Juice of 2 limes, plus lime...

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Why You Need Strong Glutes

Why You Need Strong Glutes

The glutes are one of the largest muscle groups in the body and are vital for both life and sport. This group of muscles consists of three major muscles: the glute maximum, glute medius, and glute minimus. They extend the hip (pulls the thigh behind you), abducts the...

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Pistachio-Rosemary Crusted Tuna

Pistachio-Rosemary Crusted Tuna

Loaded with healthy sources of protein and potassium, and low in sodium and fat, this could easily become a go-to favorite on your table. The pistachio crust, which includes fresh rosemary and whole-grain mustard, complements the tuna and “makes every bite melt in...

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Ten Ways to Fitness in May!

We decided it would be fun throughout the summer to suggest different ways you can fit in your exercise. Following are this months ten tips to stay moving throughout the month. Take a hike thru the Arboretum before coming to our Anniversary Party on the 22nd. Get into...

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