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Weekly Challenge: Concentrate on getting two servings of fruit each day this week!

It is very tempting in the new year to set lofty goals, and lots of them.  I want to encourage you to set more manageable goals even though they may feel quite minimal or boring.  I know, it is much more fun to get all set up with big goals and the motivation to make it happen.  But unfortunately that can be so overwhelming many times, that in two weeks time we have let almost all the goals go, along… Read more »


Weekly Challenge: Drink at least 64 ounces of water each day this week!

Maintaining Hydration Drink on a schedule; Try to always have a beverage handy so sipping becomes a habit. Beverages that contain caffeine, alcohol, or carbonation can contribute to dehydration, so enjoy them in moderation or with a glass of water. At the first sign of thirst, be sure to grab some water because often this is an indication that a person is already somewhat dehydrated. The following foods and beverages each contain at least 80% water, and can contribute to… Read more »


Wellness Bootcamp beginning Tuesday January 8th!

Two class times still have available spots!  Tuesday mornings from 11:00am -12:30pm and Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Wellness Bootcamp Eat Well. Stay Fit. Be Real Facilitating Lifelong Wellness and Freedom from Diets Introduction and Objectives for this course: To provide a foundation for a healthy lifestyle by giving participants accurate and up to date         nutrition and fitness information, and facilitating the creation and completion of action oriented and measurable wellness goals.   Personal Wellness Philosophy: To truly live… Read more »


Wellness Boot Camp beginning Tuesday 10/16 from 6:30-8pm

Wellness Bootcamp – Eat Well. Stay Fit. Be Real Facilitating Lifelong Wellness and Freedom from Diets     Introduction and Objectives for this course: To provide a foundation for a healthy lifestyle by giving participants accurate and up to date nutrition and fitness information, and facilitating the creation and completion of measurable wellness goals. Personal Wellness Philosophy: To truly live a healthy lifestyle while also enjoying life. We each have to individually find a place that is real and manageable… Read more »


For My Endurance Athlete Friends and Followers!

Tips for Proper Fueling BEFORE Glycogen stores generally sufficient for runs lasting under 60 minutes. However, training your body to eat prior to running is beneficial. Most people tolerate carbohydrates well within the hour before a run.  Protein and fat take longer to digest and may cause cramping and should be consumed 2—4 hours prior to running. Day before long runs/races: Keep it simple! No new foods, drinks, exercises; graze throughout day to avoid over-eating in evening; avoid gassy foods(… Read more »


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