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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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How Do I Know If I’m Ready To Compete in Strength Sports?

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 2, 2019

Have you been thinking about competing in strength sports but don’t quite know if you’re ready or if it’s for you? Here’s a guide to what you should know before deciding if you want to compete for the first time in Powerlifting or Weightlifting. First things first… What’s the difference between Powerlifting and Weightlifting? Powerlifting […]

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child's pose yoga low back

Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Low Back & Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | April 28, 2019

You work hard in the gym to build muscle, burn fat and crush your goals, but what are you doing to work on your recovery? Every exercise regimen should include recovery elements. These include proper nutrition, sleep, and any other actions taken to maximize the body’s repair, such as mobility work! One way to get […]

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