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John and Nelson’s Corner: Testing Yourself

  Challenges, Goals and Expectations…   Just over a year ago I started teaching a fitness class at Imagine Fitness and Yoga. The class is at 6am, so I had to keep it interesting!   After a few weeks of working out, I decided to test the class just for fun. Actually I had reasons for doing that. Establish…

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Running Your First 5K

  Dexter Ann Arbor is a little less than four weeks away – can you feel the excitement? No? Well, I can. It may be a little late to start training effectively for the half-marathon if you’re new to running, but fear not – there’s always the 5k.           Hmm. That cheer of enthusiasm sounded…

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John and Nelson’s Corner: Fitness and Persistence

    Have you ever met someone who says they want to be out of shape? Of course not – we all at least say we want to be fit. So how do we do it? What’s the magic trick? Well, there is actually a trick, a single word that’s not exactly magic, but comes pretty close. I’m talking about…

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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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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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