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Training Partners Blog

Training Partners Blog

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

Colorado Rockies

H1 Title of BlogThere are many reasons to take on the challenges of the Colorado Trail. Not only is the scenery sublime and the Wild West trail towns a lot of fun, but it's also a great place to enjoy nature, experience solitude, escape the rat race, and enjoy living...

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Ways to Reach a Healthy Blood Pressure

To take care of your heart, it’s important to know and track your blood pressure. Millions of Americans have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, but many don’t realize it or aren’t keeping it at a healthy level. For most adults, healthy blood pressure is...

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How super are “Superfoods”?

The moniker “superfood” gets thrown around a lot these days, touting the magical powers of everything from coffee, to kale, to coconut oil. But is all that hype really worth it? Are these foods really so miraculous they deserve the title of Super? The term dates back...

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MAKE YOUR YARD WORK A TOTAL BODY WORKOUT

Hooray – spring may finally be here! And with it, our enthusiasm for working in the garden. Unfortunately, we often overdo it those first few days or use our body in a poor way and end up with an early season injury. This post will cover some tips for avoiding injury,...

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Great Greens!

When it comes to eating leafy greens, the question I am often asked is, “Which one is the BEST?”. We are always looking to get the most bang for our buck, especially when it comes to what we eat.  Most of the time we’d rather get one “super-food” than a whole bunch of...

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Nutrition for Heart Health

A well-functioning heart is essential for our body’s ability to carry out every function it needs to survive. It’s no wonder, then, that so much emphasis is placed on eating in specific ways, and in certain amounts, to keep the heart working as well as it can. Most...

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Rewards of Habitual Exercise for Seniors

We have all read about and know the importance of habitual exercise and healthy eating habits. Despite that as we age, sometimes we don’t make time for exercise in our daily routine and we slip into neglecting something very important for us. The benefits of a...

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Most Overlooked Nutrient: Water

We talk often about essential nutrients, the components of the food we eat that are vital to our health, well-being and longevity. These are things like Vitamins A, C, & D, and minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, and iron. But I want to remind you of what may be...

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Healthy Eating Tips

Dining out with family and friends is fun; especially since most of us have not been able to do that during COVID.  However, it’s harder to make good food choices and eat single servings when portion sizes are double what they should be. Below are some tips to help...

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Good Osteoporosis Foods

Osteoporosis has a strong genetic component, and even those with a robust bone health diet can still be susceptible to developing the condition. Eating foods rich in vitamins and nutrients can help promote bone health and reduce your risk for many age-related...

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Get Fit with Yard Work

Several years ago Kelly did a fitness class preparing people for working in their gardens. In that class she shared many tips for combining your gardening time into a workout time. We thought it was the perfect month to replant some of those tips on how fitness can...

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