Picking Up the Torch

“How brain cancer put my life goals into focus” (step 3 of my 8-step plan to get you back on track towards pursuing the life you envision despite a cancer diagnosis or other major life-altering event).   STEP 3: Identify your goal(s). What goals did I have prior to my diagnosis? What goals do I […]

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Chasing The Man Bod: Secret #4 Sleep

    Your body grows and repairs during the rest phase of your workouts. Most specifically, this happens at night when you are sleeping. Let’s take a deeper dive into the benefits of getting your ZZZZZZ’s at night.   Growth hormone helps restore and rebuild body tissues and muscles. Seventy-five percent of growth hormone is […]

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7 Properties of PLAY

  “ The opposite of play is not work — the opposite of play is depression.”- Dr. Stuart Brown   Dr. Brown says when play is happening, almost all of these 7 things are firing.   Play is Apparently Purposeless Play does not seem essential because it does not provide us our daily needs for […]

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Sugar By Any Other Name

“What’s in a name? Sugar by any other name will taste just as sweet… yet be just as dangerous!”   Unfortunately, referencing Shakespeare does not carry the same endearing message when talking about sugar.   Most people know that overall, sugar is not the best thing to have in our diets. Even when we are […]

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The Three Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in the Gym

    You’re trying to distract yourself. More and more studies show there is great power in being mentally engaged in the things that you do and your workout is no different. You can improve muscle activation drastically just by thinking about your muscles working while performing and exercise. An added benefit will be in keeping […]

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A Moment of Clarity

“A Moment of Clarity.” “How brain cancer made my purposes in life crystal clear” (step 2 of my 8-step plan to get you back on track towards pursuing the life you envision despite a cancer diagnosis or other major life-altering event). STEP 2: Find/define your purpose(s) in life, i.e., your motivation to begin and continue […]

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Trainer Spotlight: Telese Coleman

Vydashon-Telese – NASM, Z-Health, RKC   Telese has worked in the health and fitness industry for 16 plus years and has enjoyed working with a variety of clients up into their 90s. She began her fitness journey in high school with a desire to get in shape, which helped direct her studies in college. There, […]

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Lower Body Mobility

  I often hear a lot from clients or other folks in the community that there never seems to be enough time in the day to get a workout in or get any kind of stretching or mobility work in for the body. We are each given the same 24 hours each day to be […]

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Adults Should Play

    “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing”- George Bernard Shaw   Kidult definition: Noun- an adult with an air of free-spiritedness; childlike in spirit. A person who knows how to have fun. Adjective- Characteristic of an adult engaged in lighthearted behavior; to have a good, […]

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Beat Low Back Pain

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Do you have low back pain? Would you like to enjoy not having back pain? Chronic low back pain has many causes that often have the same solution. This means getting your pelvis and spine back to their neutral position. The stretch below helps kill many birds with one stretchy stone. This exercise stretches both […]

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