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Bare Bones Fitness & Yoga – With John Farah

A note from your instructor: “You all have known me for many years. You know I am passionate about staying fit. Why? Because it makes me feel good, more upbeat and positive. Being fit is a lifestyle I have chosen. It helps me maintain flexibility, strength and balance. Flexibility, strength and balance are always extremely important, and as we…

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A Fancy Feast – Super Simple Rack of Lamb

Recipe by Natalie Peterson I know it can be intimidating to try something new in the kitchen. Especially something that sounds as fancy as Rack of Lamb. I promise you it is SUPER SIMPLE. A dish as amazing as this really should be more challenging to make – but good news, it’s not! You can choose to marinate the…

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7 Secrets to Fitness Success

Do you ever find yourself in a workout slump? You have been rockin it for weeks, then out of nowhere, BAM! You can’t get yourself out of bed for your 6am workout or off the couch for that weekend run. We have all been there, you hit a motivation brick wall. Your willpower is gone and you find yourself…

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Why Strength Train?

Although it is true that we can lose weight by running more miles, it is also true that as we age, we should be concerned about maintaining our muscle mass. Muscle mass helps us maintain our metabolism rate. Fat-free mass (muscle, bones, organs) (FFM) is metabolically active (calorie-burning) tissue so the more you have, the higher your metabolism. If…

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Getting Started with a Fitness Program

 “I have started workout programs so many times I can’t remember them all.  None have lasted. I really want to get in shape, but I don’t know what to do first!” TV infomercials bombard us regularly with the latest fad workouts and multi-purpose exercise devices. The promise of fast weight loss and a flat stomach has convinced many viewers…

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Why Tai Chi?

I never thought Tai Chi was for me. I like to run. I’d seen people doing Tai Chi on the television, in commercials, that kind of thing – standing still, peacefully doing poses in beautiful, natural surroundings like parks – but I didn’t really know what it was. But I’m constantly trying to re-invent myself, often in response to…

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