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family community
Healthworks
23rd October 2017

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 timeline
Healthworks
19th October 2017

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
13th October 2017

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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healthy mood
Lifestyle
11th October 2017

10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

‘Tis the season. You wake-up when it’s dark out and get off work after the…
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fitness shoes
Fitness
10th October 2017

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
5th October 2017

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
4th October 2017

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
29th September 2017

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
26th September 2017

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
19th September 2017

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
15th September 2017

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
13th September 2017

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
11th September 2017

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
1st September 2017

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
29th August 2017

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
24th August 2017

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
17th August 2017

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
10th August 2017

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
4th August 2017

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
2nd August 2017

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
31st July 2017

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
19th July 2017

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
17th July 2017

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
11th July 2017

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
3rd July 2017

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
29th June 2017

#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
27th June 2017

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
20th June 2017

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
6th June 2017

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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rev-up-running
Fitness
1st June 2017

10 Ways to Rev-Up Your Running

Do you feel like you’ve been putting in the miles but still to fall flat…
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june monthly fitness challenge
Fitness
1st June 2017

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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healthy side dishes
Healthy Recipes
24th May 2017

3 Simple and Healthy Side Dishes for Your Memorial Day BBQ

The side dish table at barbecues and outdoor fests doesn’t have to be covered in…
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skip workout
Fitness
9th May 2017

When it’s Okay to Skip a Workout – and Not Feel Guilty

In a world of go-go-go we are trying to do it all, be it all.…
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Challenges
3rd May 2017

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
2nd May 2017

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
25th April 2017

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
19th April 2017

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
17th April 2017

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
14th April 2017

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
11th April 2017

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
31st March 2017

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
28th March 2017

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
24th March 2017

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
17th March 2017

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
14th March 2017

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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