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Healing Through Yoga

Countless studies have shown the connection between the effects of stress on our physical and mental health.  From this, we know that good total health can best be achieved by addressing both mind and body wellness. Yoga is one practice that can be very beneficial for...

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Jump Start Your New Year’s Resolution

The new year comes with new aspirations, a new beginning, filled with promise. On January 1st the gyms will be filled with many people eager to get a jump start on their new year's resolutions. Often, those same gyms gradually empty out over the coming days and weeks....

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The Benefits of Small Group Training

Showing up to work is always easier if you know you have a few great coworkers that will be struggling through the day with you, ready with moral support and inspiration.  Gym motivation can be the same way when it comes to small group training fitness.  At CORE, our...

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Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving pies, eggnog sprinkled with cinnamon, cookies left out for Santa, New Year’s Eve champagne...the holiday season revolves around delicious food. The emphasis on celebration foods and the many commitments we make around this time of year, can make it almost...

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What Is Functional Strength Training?

Traditional weightlifting, pumping iron, and endless sit-ups are impressive, however, can you lift a heavy box without harming yourself? Are you able to roll and play with your children or grandchildren without throwing out your back? Can you run to catch a bus or...

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Vibrate To Health

What Is Vibration Therapy? Vibration Therapy is a form of therapy that uses a whole-body vibration machine to enhance physical health and well-being.  It was first used in the Russian Space program to assist astronauts in increasing their muscle strength and enhancing...

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Tips For An Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Action Plan Part 2

An Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Action plan will help you decrease chronic inflammation, and prevent the development of chronic long-term disease.  Lifestyle and nutrition are the key factors in preventing the inflammatory process and decreasing chronic inflammation. ...

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Tips For An Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Action Plan Part 1

Inflammation is a very important part of the body’s natural immune response, intended to fight toxins, pathogens, and damaged cells.  In fact, acute inflammation helps to protect the body from harm. Where we get into trouble with inflammation is when we develop...

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Benefits Of A Personal Trainer

“I want to lose weight.”  “I need to get back in shape so I can keep up with my kids/grandkids.”  “I want to be more flexible.”  “I’m tired of my back hurting all the time.”   We all have our reasons for wanting to work out, and yet forcing yourself to make time for...

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6 Benefits of Pilates

Young, old.  Weak, strong.  Tall, short.  It doesn’t matter what your body is built like or how much you’ve worked out in the past, Pilates is for everyone.

Creating a Balanced Meal

Does this sound like a familiar scenerio: you decide that you want to start eating healthier and immediately your mind goes to boring food that the media has deemed healthy, and you start saying good-bye to all of the foods you...