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Nutrition

Seasonal in September: The Humble Potato

When we talk shiny-eyed about veggies, we picture glistening tomatoes, bright orange carrots, and freshly…
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seafood
Nutrition

Breaking Out of the Confusion Around Seafood Choices

Ever tried to read a sustainable seafood guide? It’s easy to go cross-eyed with information…
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Nutrition

Why Isn’t “Calories in, Calories Out” Working For Me?

The doctrine of weight loss is stupidly simple: Eat less. Move more. Burn more calories…
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Workout

Easy to Create. Challenging to Do: Discover How EMOM can Work for You

No, “EMOM” is not a virtual version of your momma who can show-up and cheer…
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Lifestyle

Family Fun: 4 Tips on Enhancing Family Time 

Quality time with family is great, but sometimes we find ourselves in a repetitive cycle…
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water bottle
Lifestyle

Can a Bottle be a Bestie? Check Out the Latest Smart Water Bottles

60% of that beautiful body of yours is water. Indeed 73% of both your brain…
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mental barrier
Lifestyle

How to Break Through Mental Barriers

Right here, right now, you can bust through the mental barriers that are holding you…
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fitness myths
Fitness

Break Through These 4 Fitness Myths

Let's face it: There's tons of information out there related to training, fitness, and health.…
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april fitness challenge mini triathlon
Fitness

April Monthly Fitness Challenge: Compete In Our Mini Triathlon!

This April at Healthworks, we're laying down the gauntlet and offering up the following workout…
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dna lifespan
Lifestyle

Writing on the Wall: What Our DNA Might Be Telling Us About Our Lifespan

Have you heard about your telomeres? Scientific research has been piling up to show that…
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Track Fitness Progress
Fitness

Toss Your Scale in the Dumpster- 5 Better Ways to Track Fitness Progress!

If you're trying to shed some extra body fat, seeing the numbers go down on…
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workout motivation
Lifestyle

Why You Shouldn’t Workout Just to ‘Look Good Naked’

If the only reason you work out is to look good naked, it’s likely you’re…
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meal prep ideas
Nutrition

5 Meal Prep Ideas to Get Out of the Kitchen in Under an Hour

Yes ladies, meal prepping really does makes a difference. With an ample supply of prepared…
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body confidence
Lifestyle

6 Inspiring People Leading the Way in Body Confidence

The ideal women's body has changed drastically over the last century (think Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy,…
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build confidence
Lifestyle

4 Ways to Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Loving yourself can feel a lot easier said than done. It's definitely a life-long journey…
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red light therapy
Lifestyle

How Can Red Light Therapy Improve Your Overall Health?

Does having a pimple pop up right before your Bumble date make you see red?…
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better relationship with your body
Fitness

A Goal Game-Changer for a Better Relationship with Your Body

One of the most critical components of cultivating body positivity is our self-talk. When we…
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Workouts

This Bada$$ Workout is the Perfect Cure for the Blahs!

Sometimes you’ve got to shake things up in order to shake things off. If you…
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haes movement
Lifestyle

What is the Health At Every Size Movement?

While some promotions and plans that arose from the war on obesity might have spurred…
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body positivity eating
Nutrition

Gentle Nutrition: An Approach That Supports Body Positivity

We are celebrating body positivity here at Healthworks through the month of March! In a…
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instagram motivation
Fitness

5 Fitness Motivated Celebrities to Follow on Instagram

Some of our favorite celebs have kicked off the new year with a bang –…
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treadmill challenge
Challenges

March Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Fast Can You Run a ½ Mile at a 1% Grade?

How fast can you run a ½ mile on a treadmill? However fast you run…
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coffee smoothie
Nutrition

Two Words That Will Change Your Life: Coffee Smoothies

With zero calories and the perk of caffeine, coffee just might be a perfect beverage,…
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small business
Community

Small Biz Spotlight – Discounts Available for Healthworks Members!

One thing we can all agree on – we all love a good discount; especially…
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Lifestyle

How to Kick A$$ at Consistency and Kill Your Fitness Goals

Motivation. You’ve got tons of it when it comes to meeting your fitness and wellness…
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resistance band exercise
Workouts

Resistance Bands Don’t Just Build Your Booty. Use Them for the Whole Shebang!

Just like people, resistance bands come in different intensities, sizes and forms. If you choose…
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fitness meals
Nutrition

What Fitness Pros Eat For Breakfast

If you're like us, then you probably love finding new recipes to try in the…
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amrap workout
Fitness

AMRAP Workouts: Get In, Get Out and Get Sweaty

If you internally groan when you hear the word "cardio," let us be the first…
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galentines day
Lifestyle

Forget Valentine’s Day – It’s all about the Galentines!

Over the years, Valentine’s Day has lost its luster for a lot of people due…
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healthy heart
Wellness

7 Ways to Health-ify Your Heart (Because It Matters)

Here's the heart of the issue: Compared to men, women's hearts are smaller, beat faster,…
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prehab
Fitness

5 Prehab Exercises That’ll Keep You Feeling Good & Moving Well

Ben Franklin was famous for a lot of things, including pithy one liners so full…
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Challenges

February’s Fitness Challenge- How Many Burpees Can You Do in One Minute?

Every month here at Healthworks, we challenge our community with a monthly fitness challenge. Why?…
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Antioxidants
Nutrition

Your Complete Antioxidant Primer (And all the Tasty Benefits!)

We know that antioxidants are good for us. We know that fruits and veggies are…
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woman power
Lifestyle

4 Traits of a Strong Female Leader

From pop culture icons and authors to political figures and OPRAH, there are strong women…
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kettlebell
Workout

These 2 Kettlebell Exercises Will Completely Change Your Workouts

No joke: kettlebell workouts can kick your butt. Kettlebells allow you to perform dynamic movements…
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friends
Community

6 Creative Ways to Step Outside of Yourself and Be More Generous

January brings an onslaught of “me” goals, but how can we expand our goals to…
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strong mind
Wellness

A Stronger Mind = A Stronger Body: How to Build Mental Endurance

Your energy is flagging through the last mile of a 10K. You see a hill…
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ab workout
Fitness

Consider the Flip Side: Transform You Core Without Any Crunches

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Unless you have a rearview…
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goals setting
Lifestyle

5 Key Steps for A Beginner’s Guide to Goal Setting (and Actually Reaching Them!)

Want to achieve your goals this year? Set yourself up for success by following these…
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social media
Lifestyle

5 Ways to Help You Change the Way You Use Social Media

For better or worse, social media has become an essential part of our culture. And…
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wall sit
Fitness

January’s Fitness Challenge: Hold It! How Long Can You Stay in a Wall Sit?

It’s rare that you get to lean against a wall and hang out indefinitely to…
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new years
Lifestyle

6 Ways to ACTUALLY Stick to Your Resolutions this Year

The idea of transformational New Year’s Resolutions have become the punch-line of many a joke.…
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emotional balance
Wellness

When Holiday Stress is Frightful, Emotional Balance is Delightful

Emotions triggered by the holidays can weigh on you like the several thousand pound ball…
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yoga
Workout

Use These 4 Basic Yoga Poses to Build Better Balance

Balance is one of those things that can silently slip away like a neglected friendship.…
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festive holiday
Lifestyle

How to Find Forgiveness and Balance in Your Diet During the Holidays!

If you’ve been on track establishing new healthy habits, the holidays can be daunting with…
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bosu-ball
Workout

6 Core-Blasting BOSU Ball Exercises- Grab One Of Those Blue Domes & Let’s Do This!

A little bit of BOSU Balance Training can render big results when it comes to…
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work
Lifestyle

Make Your Personal Life a Priority and Perform Better at Work

Make your personal life a priority and perform better at work...end of story. Or, should…
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fitness challenge
Fitness

December Fitness Challenge- How Long Can You Hold a 10 Pound Plate Overhead?

Whether you’re tasked with hoisting heavy holiday decorations off the attic shelves this December or…
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holiday inspired exercise
Fitness

A Holiday-Inspired Workout You Can Do Anywhere!

Wherever you land this holiday season, keep the fitness spirit alive, so your wellness goal…
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breakfast cocktail
Nutrition

3 Apple Cider Vinegar Breakfast Cocktails

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been around for ages, and widely known as a healthy…
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fall clothes
Lifestyle

5 Fabulous Athletic Clothes Trends for the Fall Season

Ah, fashion. We don't love it when the clothes you wear start to matter more…
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pumpkin recipes
Healthy Recipes

10 Ways to Eat Pumpkin—That Aren’t Pie

It's almost Thanksgiving (and Friendsgiving!). If you love pumpkin but aren't a huge fan of…
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exercise work hours
Fitness

5 Reasons Why You Need to Exercise During Work Hours

If you don’t walk or bike to work, chances are you start your day seated…
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stepmill challenge
Challenges

November Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Many Steps Can You Do on The Stepmill in 5 Minutes?

At Healthworks, we love providing our gym-goers with challenging, effective, and dare we say fun…
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stress chaga
Wellness

Benefits of Chaga and How it Can Combat Stress

Stressful events that elevate heart rate and stress hormone levels can bring you down. Literally.…
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gym hair
Lifestyle

Gym Hair, Don’t Care: How to Deal With Your Post-Workout Locks

Your post-workout clean-up routine needn’t be longer than the workout itself. Here’s how to get…
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family community
Healthworks

An Interview With the Harrington Family: 40 Years of Building a Healthy Community

When you learn that the co-founder took her week-old son to her office with her,…
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Healthworks

40 Years of Furthering Fitness: A Timeline of Healthworks’ History

Time and technology have dramatically changed Healthworks over the past four decades; at the same…
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abs workout
Workouts

Tucked and Tight: 4 Core Exercises That’ll Keep You Going Strong

From muffin tops to beer bellies, loose abs are often a reminder of missed workouts.…
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fitness shoes
Fitness

Best Fitness Shoes for the Fall

It’s easy to pick the season’s most popular shoe off the shelf and call it…
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eat for performance
Nutrition

3 Tips When Eating for Increased Performance

That old analogy of a car and gasoline really rings true when it comes to…
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goblet squats
Challenges

Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Many Goblet Squats Can You Do?

It’s time for a spooktacular Fitness Challenge this October. Actually, it’s not scary at all.…
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basic crunch
Fitness

Why You Should Toss the “Basic Crunch” in the Garbage (And What to Replace it With)

Raise your hand if you've ever busted out a set of 50 crunches before (don't…
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fall soup recipes
Nutrition

Fall is Finally Here! Keep Warm with 3 Delicious Soup Recipes

If you have an onion and some chicken flavored bouillon cubes, chances are you have…
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morning yoga
Fitness

3 Yoga Moves to Get You Up and Feeling Human in the Morning!

Even some of the fittest folks take a while to work out their creaks and…
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organic makeup
Lifestyle

Clean Out Your Cosmetic Collection and Give Organics a Try

Your skin is your body’s largest organ. It protects your innards from harmful environmental pollutants…
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spa retreat
Wellness

Rejuvenate, Rest and Re-energize! Find a Spa or Retreat that Suits You

With summer’s passing, retreats and camps geared toward kids will close-up shop. Now it’s your…
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matcha power
Nutrition

Thank You Very Matcha: Explore the Power of a Little Green Powder

Matcha. It kind of sounds like a new dating app, doesn’t it? While matcha might…
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hex bar deadlift
Fitness

September Fitness Challenge: What’s Your Maximum Trap Bar Deadlift?

Take on Healthworks’ Trap Bar Deadlift Challenge this September, and you’ll learn how to use…
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heart rate monitor
Fitness

3 Ways a Heart Rate Monitor Can Boost Your Fitness

Featured image courtesy of: MYZONE Using a heart rate monitor can pay dividends when it comes…
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skin-sugaring
Lifestyle

Sugaring for Your Skin—Sounds Too Sweet to be True

When it comes to getting rid of body hair and keeping facial hair at bay,…
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healthy-summer-skin
Lifestyle

3 Ways to Keep Your Skin Hydrated and Healthy This Summer

Who doesn't love summertime? Sunshine. BBQs. The beach. Despite the beautiful weather and outdoor activities,…
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Fitness

Zone-in On Your Middle: 5 Ways a Strong Core Can Get You More

Whether you’re stoked about the simplicity of holding body weight planks, or you like to…
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self defense event
Community

Operation IMPACT: Empowering Women Through Self-Defense (Snag Your Spot!!)

Healthworks is deeply committed to empowering women. One of the ways we express our commitment…
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forearm plank
Fitness

August Fitness Challenge: How Long Can You Hold a Forearm Plank?

The team at Healthworks is always looking for fun ways to help our members improve…
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muscle memory
Fitness

Turn Your Muscles on Autopilot–How Does Muscle Memory Work?

The dictionary defines muscle memory as "the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious…
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Healthy Summertime Desserts
Nutrition

2 Healthy Summertime Desserts Filled With Delicious In-Season Fruits

Eating fruits and veggies while they're in-season is an excellent idea. Compared to the year-round…
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team training fun
Fitness

Team Train Your Way to Fitness and Fun!

Gabby Douglas, Kevin Durant, and Usain Bolt; what do all those elite athletes have in…
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row machine
Fitness

3 Quick Tips to Get the Most Out of You Rowing Machine Workout

The rowing machine is a great tool for building your cardiovascular engine, strengthening your posterior…
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july fitness challenge rowing machine
Fitness

July Fitness Challenge: Row, Row, Row Your Way to Fitness

Beat the summer doldrums and rock the boat! Join the Healthworks July Challenge and see…
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gym bag supplies
Lifestyle

#whatsinmybag: Inspirational Gym Bag Supplies

The most influential women of fitness are no strangers to people asking about their daily…
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gym-bag-packing-plan
Fitness

Plan for Success. Create a Packing Plan for Your Workouts

Meal planning is popular. Why? Because it works. Many people find they save time and…
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Massage Therapy Silicone Cups
Lifestyle

What You Need to Know About Massage Therapy and Silicone Cups

Silicone Cupping gained popularity during the Olympics when Michael Phelps’ swimming photos went viral with…
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skin care
Lifestyle

Founder of SkinHealth Inc.- How to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy

Since we love the great outdoors, and because many of our favorite fitness activities—golf, hiking,…
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june monthly fitness challenge
Fitness

June Fitness Challenge: Take on the Treadmill With These 3 Tips!

Whether you’re new to the treadmill or a regular user, here are 3 tips to keep…
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Challenges

Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Many Inverted Rows Can You Perform in a Minute?

We want you to sail into summer feeling unsinkable! The Healthworks team calls you to…
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healthy margaritas
Nutrition

3 Yummy (and Guilt-Free!) Margarita Recipes

There's nothing quite like treating yourself to a delicious drink, especially if you take the…
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buddah bowl
Nutrition

How to Build the Perfect Buddha Bowl

With their bright, eye-catching colors and nourishing ingredients, the Buddha Bowl has become an Instagram…
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workout sore
Fitness

Should You Work Out When You’re Sore?

A little muscle soreness can be a good thing. It means that you’ve challenged your…
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calcium intake
Nutrition

5 Ways to Up Your Calcium Intake and Why You Should Care

Raise your hand if your mom bugged you about drinking your milk at dinner. Now,…
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face masks
Lifestyle

4 Face Masks Using Fresh Ingredients From Your Kitchen!

Glowing skin doesn’t always have to come from an expensive little jar. Some of the…
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Pilates Reformer
Fitness

Your Guide to the Pilates Reformer

When it comes to exercise, intense, high energy routines aren’t always the answer. To finesse…
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jump roping
Fitness

Monthly Fitness Challenge: Why You Should Add Jump Roping to Your Routine

This month’s fitness challenge at Healthworks is focusing on how many rope jumps you can…
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small groups
Fitness

5 Reasons Why Small Groups Motivate More Than Working Out Alone

So you’ve decided it’s time to step up your fitness. (For real!) There’s a better…
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massage for runners
Fitness

3 Benefits of Massage for Runners

As a physical therapist, I encourage people to think about massage therapy not only as…
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lunchtime workout
Workouts

A Quick 20-Minute Lunch Break Workout

Do you default to eating at your desk during your lunch hour? For a healthy…
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push up
Fitness

How Many Push-Ups Can You Do in 1 Minute?

Got a minute? You’re reading this, so of course, you do. 60 seconds is all…
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