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3 No-Equipment Workouts You Can Do At Home

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 22, 2019

Some days, you just can’t make it into the gym to get your workout in. It happens… But, that doesn’t mean you have to sit on the couch and make excuses! Even moving your body for 20 or 30 minutes is better than nothing on a busy day, or a day you can’t get to […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on Balance & Inner Thighs

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 19, 2019

On a busy weekend or a day off from the gym, it is very easy to forget about mobility work. But, spending even 5-10 minutes on making a positive change for your mind and body can make such a difference. Try taking a few minutes to do a yoga pose or two with your family […]

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How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 15, 2019

It is common to not quite understand how long you should be resting in between sets at the gym. Should you go as fast as you can? Wait until you’re completely re-charged? Well, it depends. Your goals will determine how long you should be resting in between sets. Lifting heavier weights will require a longer […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hamstrings and Calves

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 12, 2019

Our yoga pose of the week is a downward facing dog.  Downward facing dog is an energizing pose that can be practiced by all levels at home or in the gym! Some benefits of downward facing dog pose are: Balance in the body and mind. Since this pose stretches and strengthens both upper and lower areas […]

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How to Set Health & Fitness Goals You Can Actually Reach

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 8, 2019

“I want to lose weight.” “I want to get strong.” “I want to eat better.”   While made with good intentions, these goals will not put you on the road to success or change. They may help to motivate you initially, but eventually you go back to old habits, get frustrated, and then repeat the […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Shoulders

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 5, 2019

Our yoga pose of the week is a supine shoulder extension. If you have tight shoulders from working hard in the gym, or even feel extra tightness in your chest and shoulders from sitting at a desk all day, this pose will help! It is beginner-friendly and can be done anywhere at any time. The […]

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