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From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

Reducing Holiday Stress with Yoga and Meditation

Has the end of the year got you feeling scattered or stressed? You’re not alone! While the end of the year is a great time for reflection and enjoying time with friends and family, the actual enjoyment often gets lost in the midst of to-dos, holiday parties, and travel plans. It’s important to give yourself…

New Equipment Has Arrived

We are extremely excited that our new line of cardio equipment has arrived prior to the New Year! Technogym and VersaClimber are our providers of choice. Not only has their equipment design and user interface improved dramatically since our last round of purchases, now Techongym cardio is connected by the mywellness mobile app which allows…

State of Slim – Spinach, Tomato and Egg White Omelet

Ingredients 3 egg whites Handful of spinach (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 cup of onion, chopped 4 or 5 grape tomatoes, sliced Salt and pepper, to taste Preparation 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 2. Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray and saute your chopped onion for 3-4 minutes, until translucent. 3. Add…

What is Smart Start?

So you’ve decided to get fit. But have you really thought it through? What exactly are you going to do? What’s realistic? How much is too much? And, most importantly, what’s the secret to sticking with it? All of our Les Mills classes* are designed to allow participants to ease into the program, starting by…

Is Sautéing Or Frying With Olive Oil Bad For Me?

Recent headlines lead us to believe that although olive oil has many health benefits, it becomes “toxic” when heated. Here are the truths: According to the American Heart Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, olive oil is a heart healthy, anti-inflammatory, monounsaturated fat, protecting us from cardiovascular disease, stroke and “free radicals” –…

An Aston® Kinetics Initial Assessment: What can you expect?

The way we look at posture in Aston® Kinetics is a little different than some other modalities. My goal is not to get your posture to match a visual idea of what good posture looks like. Rather, my goal is to help you achieve a balanced alignment that works with your body’s unique history and…

Healthy Holiday Nibbles

Looking for a couple of easy recipes to serve your guests or take to a holiday gathering this season? Try two of our favorite Healthy Holiday Nibbles! Chili-Salt Edamame Ingredients 14 oz. (1 3/4 cup) of frozen edamame in pods, defrosted Olive oil spray 1/2 t kosher salt 1/2 t chili flakes Preparation 1. Preheat…

Take Back the Holidays with 4 Stress-Busting Methods

“Happy holidays!” It’s the greeting we give and receive from just-after Thanksgiving, to right after the New Year. Yet, how many people actually feel happiness and joy during this time? Forty-five percent of Americans would prefer to skip Christmas, according to a survey from Think Finance and reported on www.nbcnews.com. And, a new study from the…

State of Slim – “Cream Cheese” Frosting

  Try this healthy and sweet treat this holiday season! Ingredients 1 16oz. container, Greek yogurt, strained for 24 hours 2 T Truvia 1 T vanilla Zest of 1 orange Preparation 1. Allow yogurt to strain in a fine sieve for 24 hours. 2. Combine strained yogurt, Truvia, vanilla and orange zest. 3. Add to…

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