2014 Goals: Ronda

EMPOWER Co-Owner, Ronda’s Goals for 2014:  As many of you know I am super Type A so as soon as we clinked our glasses, and exchanged a kiss to ring in the New Year, I was ready to bear down, commit and verbalize my goals to my husband.  Needless to say 12:05 am Jan. 1 […]

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EMPOWER Yoga: benefits of yoga, beyond the mat

Benefits of Yoga Beyond the Mat:   Everyone who has read my yoga blogs for Empower Personalized Fitness is well aware of the benefits yoga can have, with regular practice, to improve strength, balance and flexibility.  But, what you might not know is the positive effects the regular practice of yoga can have on other […]

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2014 EMPOWER Team Goals: Tiffani

EMPOWER Trainer Tiffani’s goals for 2014: The year 2014 will be my time to shine on the national stage and earn my “PRO” card, becoming a professional Figure Athlete with the Natural Physique Comity (NPA). I have chosen the NPA because of there dedication to the world of natural body building and maintaining a clean […]

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Recipe of the Week: Crock Pot Apple Oatmeal

Steel Cut Oats in the Crock Pot As made by EMPOWER Massage Director – Brandi Almario Ingredients:  2 cups of steel cut oats 6-8 cups of water, depends on the thickness you like 1/4 cup of maple syrup 1 teaspoon at least of cinnamon 1 teaspoon at least of vanilla 1 apple cut into pieces […]

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Let’s talk Savasana..

Let’s talk Savasana …. Written by RJ Lisander For those of you have been to any of my yoga classes at Empower Personalized Fitness you will know that Savasana (also known as Mrtasana and corpse pose) is absolutely my favorite yoga pose of all time. Why, you ask? The answer is simple … it allows me […]

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Squat Racks: Intimidating or EMPOWERing?

EMPOWER Trainer Eric’s response to Planet Fitness removing squat racks and other useful equipment at their gyms because they are too “intimidating”: If you haven’t heard the news, Planet Fitness has decided to remove all of their squat racks.  They have also removed heavier dumbbells, benches, and open areas to perform deadlifts and other functional […]

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Health Benefits of Yoga

Health Benefits of Yoga Written By: RJ Lisander I hear it everyday from my roost at Empower Personalized Fitness.  Now is the time of year where we are all looking at our overall health and rededicating ourselves to our healthy eating habits and exercise routines.  For many, these exercise regimes include running, weight lifting and […]

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Tips for a Stronger. Healthier. Happier. 2014

Tips for a Stronger. Healthier. Happier. 2014 from the EMPOWER Team: Fitness Find physical activity you enjoy, it’s so much easier to do when it is no longer a chore, but a hobby. Do not hesitate to tackle the weight room and try new techniques.  If you find the weight room intimidating – let us […]

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