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2017 Enrichment Series from Imagine

  Each month Imagine will be hosting a class on a different topic, with a different instructor for your continued learning in 2017! Check out all of the amazing topics below. Give us a call 734-622-8119 to sign up! Attend all 10 classes for only $100, 6 for $72 or drop in to any class for $20. All classes…

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John & Nelson’s Corner

Most of you know who Nelson and I are, or maybe you think you know. Nelson is the wise one, he has advice for everyone. Me, I’m the one who follows that advice – well, 10% of it anyway. But even that 10% is worth it. Here is some advice that’s not from Nelson, but he likes it anyway….

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Sugar Alternative Baking

Paleo Pumpkin Bread 2c Pureed Pumpkin (1 15oz can) 6 eggs 1/4c Ghee or melted Butter 1/2c Honey 1c Almond Flour 1/2c Coconut Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp sea salt 2 tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Nutmeg ¼ tsp all spice In food processor mix pumpkin, eggs, honey, melted ghee or butter. Add the almond flour, ¼ c…

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Client Feature: Carol Gagliardi

What brought you into Imagine? I had been interested in taking a yoga class for awhile but had never got around to it.  When Imagine opened right below the dentist office it seemed too convenient to pass up.  Still I hesitated, until I had my annual routine physical and found out that I had osteoporosis from a tumor on…

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Chicken 2 Ways – Herbs and Spices

Chicken 2 ways! Herbed or Spiced! Herbed Crock Pot Chicken 2 lbs chicken breasts (bone in), washed and patted dry ½ cup olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbs parsley, chopped 1 tbs oregano or thyme, chopped 1 tbs rosemary, chopped 1 tbs sage, chopped S&P 1 cup diced tomatoes ½ cup chicken stock Instructions: Blend chopped herbs…

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How did “Medicine Balls” Get Their Name?

The word medicine describes anything that restores health to the body. The medicine ball itself promotes health by invigorating the body and increasing strength and mobility. They were first used by Persian wrestlers looking to become stronger. Hippocrates used medicine balls filled with sand to help people develop strength and President Hoover introduced the Hoover medicine ball in 1931….

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How Can I Get Better Balance

  How can I get better balance? – This is a common question we hear at Imagine. Marie Morgan, one of our personal trainers put together this  tip sheet to help guide you.     Strength Exercises- Chair Squats- Sit on edge of chair. Lean trunk forward and reach arms out in front of torso. Push through heels and…

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August Member Spotlight – Gloria Thomas

What brought you into Imagine? I got the postcard in the mail about Imagine’s special, 2 weeks for $20. I remember it was the 2015 Thanksgiving break from U-M and getting colder outside so I was looking for anew gym. I had mostly been running after leaving my previous gym due to an injury I sustained there. I visited…

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Swiss Chard Taco Wraps

Swiss Chard Taco Wraps For the Wraps: 1tbs olive oil 1 15oz can of black beans, rinsed & drained 2c corn kernels 2c cherry tomatoes 1 sm red onion diced 1 bell pepper diced 3c cooked brown rice 2c fresh herbs, chopped 12 Swiss chard leaves For the Cumin-Lime Sauce: 3 tbs fresh lime juice 1 tsp lime zest…

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