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By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Flexibility is a joint’s ability to move through a full range of motion. Flexibility training (stretching) is not about becoming a world class gymnast–it’s about balancing the muscle groups you use or overuse during exercise and other activities, or from bad posture. Read on to learn about the benefits of a good flexibility program. 1. […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Thank you to all of you who took the time to come up with Quarterly Goals and Exercise Presciptions that you will be responsible for weekly.  I have highlighted in red those of you that I did not receive quarterly goals/homework for Jan – Mar 2011.  I have assigned you homework and listed any goals that I […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Wouldn’t it be great to understand what causes you to overeat? If you are watching your weight or trying to lose weight, a food log should be an integral part of your weight-loss plan and can help you better understand and control your eating habits. In essence, keeping a daily log of everything you eat […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Walking is one of the safest and most effective sports for fitness, but to become fit, you have to move fairly fast. You should exercise vigorously enough to increase your heart rate at least 20 beats a minute more than when you rest. Walking at a leisurely pace will not raise your heart rate very much. You can increase your speed […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

I wanted to share with you a little routine that I will do this morning in N2SHAPE’s 9 am Group Training. It is for the lower back and abs and is a routine that you can do at home with just a stability ball. If you don’t have a stability ball, you can skip that […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

As mothers, we all get pulled in a thousand directions every day, and when that happens we tend to drop the activities that we do for ourselves to stay healthy and fit. If you have ever considered a personal trainer but thought they are too expensive or only for hard-core athletes, think again. Here are […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Think you don’t have enough time to work out? If you think you need to set aside an hour to get in a useful workout, think again. You can get a great workout in just 20 minutes. Try out this routine that repeats working your lower body, upper body, and core. Do each exercise for […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Do you want to get into shape fast? Do you want an effective workout you can do in a short amount of time? Do you want to feel exhilarated when you finish your workout? If you answered yes to these three questions, then interval training is the workout for you. Interval training is cardiovascular exercise that […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

I just had the pleasure of making my protein shake and sharing it with my favorite government exercise group!  They asked me to share the recipe which I have written below along with some nutrition facts about the shake. First, just a few of the many benefits of Whey Protein: 1. Provides all the essential amino […]