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Anything You Want: Simple Strategies to Make Goals Stick

Resolution. For most of us, it’s not a word that invokes a warm-and-fuzzy feeling. Instead, it’s likely one you dread hearing and even more deeply dread attempting to identify and fulfill. With 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions failing by the second week in February, it’s no wonder we’ve become so averse to the practice.…

Member Spotlight – Tara McShane

Sore knees, back pain, being out of breath from walking up a flight of stairs, not fitting into my clothes, feeling sluggish and tired; this is how I started out the year in January 2017. My journey to get healthy started towards the end of 2016; I was tired of not feeling good and being…

Pumpkin Pancakes With Almond Drizzle

Ingredients 1/3 cup oats 1 1/4 cup liquid egg whites 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 3 scoops protein powder 1 t cinnamon 1/4 ginger 2 T Stevia Cooking Spray For the almond drizzle 1 T almond butter mixed with 2 T apple juice and water Sliced almonds, toasted (optional) Preparation 1. Mix all ingredients (except those…

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

Ingredients 2 T extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 lbs carrots, peeled, chopped (about 4 cups) 1 carrot peeled, thinly sliced or shredded 1/2 t salt 1 large shallot, chopped 1 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled, finely grated 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 t curry powder 1 T coriander powder 1 15oz. can unsweetened low-fat…

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…

The last weight loss resolution you’ll ever make

Failed Resolutions? Now that we are almost through January, how are you doing on your resolutions? According to a recent twitter poll that we conducted, 33% of of respondents chose weight loss as their primary resolution for the new year. That’s not uncommon. Business Insider backs up that statistic with their own data, putting a…

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