Habits Of Successful Losers

  Did you know that losing weight is hard but keeping it off is even harder?  Yet, there are people who actually do succeed.  What is unique about those who succeed? The answer is buried deep in the archives at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center in Providence, R.I.: the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), […]

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Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Right Now

  Whether you find yourself on vacation without any exercise equipment or you’re working out at home, due to the COVID 19 virus, body-weight exercises can help you stay on track. Here are five of our favorites, from St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, MO personal trainers, for getting your whole body moving. A few instructions […]

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At Home Workout For Kids

From Spiderkids As “shelter in place” orders have been instituted around the world due to COVID-19, parents and children alike have struggled to adjust to the confinement and disruption of a “new normal.” Do you have a young athlete at home and are you trying to take their training into your own hands?  Then read […]

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Exercise and Senior Fitness

Advances in medicine and healthcare over the past century have led to increased life expectancies. However, aging is often still accompanied by frailty and a decline in one’s thought processes. There is no question that the lifestyle habits highlighted by researchers—physical activity and a healthy diet, in particular—remain the best ways to not only delay […]

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Making Fitness a Family Thing

Do you engage the whole family when it comes to physical activity?   Physical activity improves health during all stages of life and is good for the entire family. Read on for three reasons why physical activity should be a family routine, from St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, MO personal trainers. Family physical activity models […]

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Total Body Weight Exercises

              Have you ever taken a class with using only your body as equipment?   This total body weight workout can be done outside or inside the comfort of your own home. Body-weight exercises are often undervalued and underused, but come in handy for home workouts or when equipment […]

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RESIST THE TWIST

Would you like to have a stronger core?  Then give these three core stabilizing postures, from St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, MO personal trainers a try. The ability to resist outside forces in these stabilization postures helps you strengthen your core and avoid injury. One of the many benefits of yoga is that it requires […]

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Healthy Activities for the Whole Family

Family time is precious and coveted, wouldn’t you agree? Between work, social engagements, school, homework and and staying home these days due to the COVID 19 virus, the days can feel hectic and daunting.  The frenetic activity of each day presents a challenge when it comes to focused family time and a desire to achieve […]

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Exercise:  The Way to Happiness

How often have you said, “I just want to be happy”? Perhaps you have been on the giving or receiving end of the phrase, “I just want you to be happy.”  You are not alone.  It seems more people are in a perpetual pursuit of happiness. Happiness is an inherently subjective construct. Cultural differences, past experiences and […]

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Healthy on a Budget

Can you eat healthy without breaking the bank?  Yes!  It can be done. No one should have to spend their whole paycheck on a cart of groceries, despite the reputation healthy food has for being out of reach. We have some recommendations for saving money while eating nutritiously. Try these tips from St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, […]

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