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Boot Camp end-of-summer Fitness Frenzy!

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This weekend was one of (if not THE) best boot camp classes we’ve ever had!  I just need to share the photos as I’ve been looking at them all weekend.  🙂 Each one of my boot campers is so special … Continue reading

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Updated Lists: Clean Fifteen™ & Dirty Dozen™

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A healthy diet is one full of fruits and vegetables.  But as good as they are for you, sometimes fruits and vegetables are contaminated with toxic pesticides. The Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™ lists published by the EWG (Environmental Working … Continue reading

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Not All Calories Are Created Equal

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If you want to lose weight, you’ve probably heard the good advice that you need to count calories to know what you’re really eating.  Still true.  The energy balance equation which says “if you consume more calories than you burn, … Continue reading

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Filthy Fun Mud Run – Join My Team!

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Hi fitness friends! Are any of you intrigued by the Philly Filthy Fun Mud Run coming to Schwenksville this Fall?  I am.  I’ve been looking at these events for years but never tried one.  However, this is the year!  My … Continue reading

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Strengthen Your Core by Planking

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Believe it or not the best exercise to improve core strength is not the crunch.  It’s the PLANK! Planks work far more muscles than a crunch does, and planks work muscles in a different way.  In a plank, your muscles … Continue reading

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Tune in Tuesday: Cardio Playlist (4/30)

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It’s “Tune in Tuesday”! Here’s a new list of tunes to add to your mp3 player for those warmer-day workouts.  They’re coming! Enjoy!   Dreams by Van Halen Starry Eyed by Ellie Goulding Istanbul (Not Constantinople) by Milan & Phoenix … Continue reading

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Outdoor Boot Camp is Less Than 2 Weeks Away!

Register now for Summer Boot camp! Outdoor boot camp starts May 11 at Manderach Park! Pre-registration is required by Saturday May 4, so reserve your spot and sign up now. Boot camp brings guaranteed tons of fun fitness drills and … Continue reading

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What to Eat Before a Workout

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In order to get the maximum benefit from your workouts, you need enough energy to get thru them.  Food fuels your workouts, and it’s important to eat before exercising.  Working out on an empty stomach will leave you low on … Continue reading

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5 Foods You Should Be Eating

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What you put into your body has a major impact on your health.  In some instances, so-called “superfoods” are our best medicine. Here are my top five favorite superfoods foods to incorporate into your diet today.  And bonus… they’re all … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Life

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Improve your health and improve your life! Here are my best easy tips you can implement today to live a more fulfilled life – physically, nutritionally and emotionally. Well-being is achieved by going after it.  It never comes by itself. … Continue reading

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