What we are thankful for

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. You get the day off work, delicious food in huge quantities and football all day. Anyway we polled the staff here at Empower about what they are thankful for this year. Here are the responses: Jessica: I am thankful for a life full of love from family and friends, a […]

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Decathlon Finals

31 days. 10 events. 6 finalists. One no holds barred, winner takes all face off. Folks, what a month we had with Empower’s 2010 Decathlon Challenge! Personal records were shattered. Top scores went down every day as clients checked the board and were determined to do more reps, go a little faster, and hold that […]

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Healthy (and Happy!) Holidays at Empower

It is always a good idea to re-visit your health and fitness goals. What better time to do that than BEFORE the festivities of the holiday season knock you off course? Our Healthy Holiday Initiative is designed to help you stay on track through this busy time. Holiday schedules tend to leave us feeling busy, […]

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Medoc Trail Marathon

October 15, 2010 The alarm goes off at 4:30 am and I realize that in 4 hours I will be running 26.2 miles. Drowsily oozing myself out of bed, I begin to brush my teeth and start putting on my trailrunning gear. Injinji toe socks, not one blister since I started wearing them for runs […]

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Fitness Facts

What’s up everyone? Hopefully, you all are enjoying the week so far. It’s sunny outside, 70 degrees, and its the middle of November…I’m not complaining. Anyway, I just got done surfing the web for a few interesting fitness facts to think about this week. Below you’ll find links to a few research articles relating to […]

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Healthy Holiday Nutrition

The holidays are upon us! Where has the year gone? As a dietitian, this is the time of year I start to really preach moderation. I do believe that we should all enjoy this season and the bounty of festivities, friends, family and food that it brings ñ but in moderation ñ after all, how […]

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