Monthly Archives: May 2013

True or False: If you are not in the fat burning zone, you will not lose weight?

False. When heart rate monitors became popular, the concept of the “fat burning zone” emerged — claiming that if you work out at a low to moderate intensity, your body burns more fat than at a higher intensity. (To this … Continue reading

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Key Stretch for Runners

Stretching is key to staying injury free. It only takes 5 minutes and can save you from months off of activity due to an injury. Here is a key stretch for runners! Pre-Run: Only dynamic stretches should be used during your … Continue reading

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A Delicious Mother’s Day Treat!

Yogurt Berry Parfait 2 cups vanilla or honey Greek yogurt 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup sliced strawberries 1/2 cup blueberries 1/2 cup raspberries 1 cup granola Fresh mint leaves, for garnish Combine yogurt and cinnamon in a bowl. In  … Continue reading

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Wake up at 5:30am with a smile!

I was speaking with a friend recently, who studied sleep patterns, and we talked about why for so many years I struggled to wake up early and now a 5:15am wake up is much easier. How did I all of … Continue reading

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