An Inside Look at Girl’s On The Run

-from Caroline, GOTR Participant at Morehead Elementary “I didn’t even really know what Girls On The Run was when my mom signed me up.  I knew I was pretty fast running the bases in softball but that was pretty much all the running I ever did.  I wasn’t sure that running a 5K sounded like […]

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Mobility from the Ground Up

Creating a foundation of quality movement is critical to being a healthy human being Zachary J Connell M.Ed., CSCS, Pn-1, CPT LEARN MORE ABOUT MOBILITY FROM THE GROUND UP WORKSHOP SERIES What Is Mobility Training? Mobility training is a holistic approach to resolving and preventing injury while programming the body with the motor skills necessary […]

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Nutrition Tip of the Month – Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Looking for a way to spice up the traditional Thanksgiving spread? Serve this festive Pumpkin-Black Bean Soup as the first course! Pumpkin-Black Bean Soup Ingredients: 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, allspice 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cans low […]

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5 Year Red Carpet Celebration!

“Ceeeeee-le-brate good times, c’mon!” No, it’s not just a corny song you hear at weddings. Empower is celebrating its fifth anniversary! Join us for our red carpet event on September 20th and 21st. Details can be found here. We’ll be celebrating all the way through September with some great promotions as a means to reward […]

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Empower Celebrates 5 Years in Business

This September Empower will be celebrating 5 years in business. Jessica and I are so excited that we have achieved this milestone, and we are so thankful for our wonderful staff and clients that have made it possible. We are planning to celebrate the entire month of September with specials and promotions, but we will […]

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Strength and Running?

The term sports-specific training, while not new, has gotten to be a ‘buzz’ word recently, especially with the massive growing popularity in triathlons. Sports-specific training should make up the bulk of your training IF you are an athlete (age-grouper or pro) who is mainly interested in performing at your sport exclusively. BUT, general conditioning as […]

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Yoga is a Way of Life

To most people yoga is a way to exercise, stretch, and relax the body. The true practice of yoga goes far deeper. Yoga is a way of life. The practice of yoga includes everything from our body, mind, how we interact with others, food choices, and even our responsibility to taking care of our planet. […]

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