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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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Labor

Our Birth Story

By Christina Prevett | May 8, 2019

I feel like there is something very therapeutic about writing about labor and delivery. It’s such a personal journey and everyone experiences it differently. I thought I would share my story for any of our members who are pregnant and find comfort in hearing other women’s experiences. At 35 weeks pregnant, I went into my […]

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Shin Splints

How to Avoid Shin Splints While Running

By Christina Prevett | May 7, 2019

The weather this weekend was beautiful! It was great seeing everyone get outdoors and enjoy everything Kingston has to offer. The other amazing thing about Kingston is all of the trails that run downtown right along the water. You’re starting to see people wanting to get into shape and running outside again! One thing that […]

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Turkey Burger

Get BBQ Ready This Summer with Turkey Burgers!

By Christina Prevett | May 6, 2019

Its officially BBQ season! Everyone loves a good burger while sitting on the patio, while it definitely tastes great there can be a lot of calories so we wanted to share our best turkey burger recipe! This you’ll need: 2 TBSP onion powder 2 TBSP Garlic powder 2 TBSP Salt 1 TSP Cayenne Pepper 1 […]

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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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