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Are you meeting the minimum?

  Note to self:┬áBe as active as you are physically able. Physical activity (PA) is movement that engages the skeletal system and requires energy above basal (resting) levels. In other words, PA can be a large variety of tasks from … Continue reading

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Get Away From Your Desk and Stretch

It is time to push yourself away from your desk, stand up, and stretch. Many Americans spend OVER 8 hours a day sitting and may I add with terrible posture. You are sitting all day and then you get up … Continue reading

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Power Up Your Stride

Power and strength are two components of fitness that inevitably decline with age. Power is said to reduce 6-11% per decade from adulthood to older age and is the first fitness component to decline, followed by strength. The definition of … Continue reading

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Grow Your Glutes

Many of Americans spend at least 8 hours a day sitting on one of the top 5 strongest muscles in the human body. Your Gluteus Maximus has a large┬áresponsibility when is comes to stability of your lower back and hip … Continue reading

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