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

How I Found Essentrics® and Learned to Live Without Pain

“No pain, no gain.” — right? As a fitness instructor and a long-time student of classical ballet, I used to live by those words. I ignored sciatica in my right hip and lower back, and the aches and pains that inevitably followed dancing and other exercises. I measured the quality of my workouts by how…

The Technogym Mywellness App

We are so excited about all of our brand new Technogym cardio equipment! In order to make the most of your experience with our new treadmills, ellipticals, stair climbers, stationary bikes, and rowers, download the Technogym mywellness app. Mywellness is the Connected Wellness Experience that helps you achieve your sporting, fitness and health goals in…

3 Ways To Nail Your Fitness

Research says your commitment to exercise is all about satisfaction. You can prevent exercise from being the one that got away by knowing what does (and doesn’t) do it for you. The level of satisfaction you feel when you do something is what’s going to keep you doing it. Exercise is no different. With 50…

Should I Make Resolutions?

  Babylonians. That’s who we have to thank for New Year’s Resolutions. But they didn’t do it to eat better or join a gym. Their commitment was to return borrowed objects and repay debts to their gods. And, they aren’t the only ones to use the New Year as a time of new beginnings. The…

Spiced Coconut Carrot Soup

Spiced Coconut Carrot Soup Ingredients Serves: 4 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 ½ lbs carrots, peeled, chopped (about 4 cups) 1 carrot peeled, thinly sliced, or shredded ½ tsp. salt 1 large shallot, chopped 1 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled, finely grated 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tsp. curry powder 1 Tbsp. coriander…

Stop Making BIG resolutions. Start Making SMALL Habit Changes.

Why do we so often hear that big resolutions don’t stick? It’s largely because we focus on the end result (the goal) rather than the means to the end (the routine). In addition, there could be the disbelief that small changes are effective. When I have conversations about weight loss with patients of mine, I…

9 Ways to Fuel Your Body With Purpose

MUSCLE & JOINTS  Water. Joint cartilage is made up of 70-80% water, so it’s no wonder that lack of hydration results in joint pain. With well-hydrated cartilage, the rate of friction between bones is lower than in dehydrated cartilage.  Dehydration can lead to increased degeneration and damage. Hydrated cartilage functions better, and a well-lubricated spine…

Small Steps Toward Big Change

If you’re having trouble getting going in 2018 and improving your health seems like an insurmountable wall, remember this important fact: You don’t have to scale Mt. Everest right out of the gate. Take it slow and commit to yourself you’ll do something today that starts small. Big changes will happen if you simply start…

Break the Fast. Start eating Breakfast.

Still skipping breakfast to lose weight? You’re not doing yourself a favor if you’re skipping breakfast. When you wake up in the morning, you’re in a fasted state. If you don’t eat breakfast, your body will continue to break down your fuel stores for energy leaving you tired and hungry throughout the rest of the day.…

What do you mean, “Research Study”?

Received an email lately that invites you to participate in research? If it is from a reputable source, it’s a great way to be involved in science! Participating in a research study is not the easiest way to get results, but but the experience does translate to helping a larger group of people. Here at…

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