What is EMPOWER Guided Meditation?

What is Guided Meditation?   By RJ Lisander RYT-200, Yoga Therapist I had grand plans to make this blog a place to unveil my personal experiences with meditation, and to garner so much excitement around meditation that you would have no choice but to make coming to one of the Sunday evening Guided Meditation sessions, […]

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Steve’s Blog: Uncharted Territory

UNCHARTED TERRITORY I’m at the point in my training where my runs are getting much longer than I ever anticipated. Last weekend I ran 15 miles and lived to blog about it. It was my longest run yet, and I have to admit that it went pretty well…at least the first 14 miles did. The […]

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EMPOWER’s Gym in Your Pocket

Out of town? Can’t get to the studio for class? No worries! All your need for our “Gym in Your Pocket” workout is a resistance band, a door and a step of some sort! In the video below EMPOWER’s Assistant General Manager, Nestor, will take you through the exercises one at a time! Have a […]

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Steve’s Blog: It’s Gotta Be the Shoes.

It’s gotta be the shoes. Runners have opinions about everything. Strong opinions, about silly things like socks, energy gels, and water bottles. I’ve witnessed arguments over whose GPS watch was more accurate. There’s nothing runners feel more strongly about than their shoes…and for good reason. Just think for a moment about the abuse your feet […]

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Flexibility Training and Yoga for Runners

We know sometimes it can be hard to remember all the exercises, or in this case stretches, you wanted to add to your routine after a workshop. So, we have created THREE videos summarizing what we went over in our Flexibility Training and Yoga for Runners workshops this week!  Thank you so much to all […]

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Steve’s Blog: Am I a Runner?

“Am I a runner?” A year ago when I started running, I had one dilemma – whether or not I could (should) refer to myself as a “runner”. And I’m not alone here. I’ve met people who have joined a training group, run twice a week for 8 weeks (with witnesses), and still hesitate to […]

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Steve’s Blog: The Beauty of a Bad Day

THE BEAUTY OF A BAD DAY My last post was about the importance of having a plan when you lace up your shoes and hit the road. Yet, as the old saying goes, “the best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray.” What do you do when your run doesn’t go the way […]

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Steve’s Blog: Always Have a Plan

Always have a plan. In my first post, I said that to be a runner, “All you really need is two feet and a little motivation.” The more I think about it, that’s only partially true. I’d (unscientifically) estimate that for every person loves running, there are three more that want to love running and […]

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Steve’s Blog: An Introduction

A brief introduction: My name is Steve Kulp. Our friends at Empower have asked me to blog about life as a new runner and my training for the Bull City Race Fest Half-Marathon (http://bullcityracefest.com). Before I actually start blogging in earnest, I thought it would be worthwhile to take a minute to introduce myself. Here […]

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EMPOWER’s 7 Days of Smoothies

EMPOWER’s 7 Days of Smoothies: Designed and Tested by the EMPOWER Team – for you! Our most recent special offer on Facebook was a FREE Download for EMPOWER’s 7 Days of Smoothies.  (Find our Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/empowerpersonalizedfitness?ref=hl) If you missed out on the opportunity to download it from our Facebook, you can now get all the […]

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