Kettle Bells for Women

Ladies — do you feel apprehensive about lifting weights?  Well, read on. You know that physical activity offers huge benefits and that strength training is an important key to staying healthy and active throughout your lifespan. But strength training can offer more than just leaner legs. In additional to the obvious physical benefits, people who […]

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Holiday Exercise

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s more important than ever that you make time to take care of yourself while you’re taking care of others. This time of year is filled with holiday parties, get-togethers, shopping extravaganzas and traveling. And although this time of year is supposed to make us feel joyful […]

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Surviving Through the Holidays

Do you fear the holidays this year because you’re not sure how you will handle the challenges of being confronted with mountains of delicious food, endless parties and crazy schedules?  You are not alone!  And please read on. Unfortunately, these worries and fears often lead to complete resignation, which causes people to give up all […]

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HIIT IT!

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean you have to hibernate or head straight into sweatshirt season. With the holidays just around the corner, fall is actually a great time to get a jump-start on fat loss. In fact, why not fall into fitness and work to improve your body composition with some high-intensity interval […]

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Improve Office Posture

Do you spend a lot of time in an office environment?  If you do, you are spending hours in a seated position in front of a computer screen. Repetitive activities, such as typing for long periods of time in a slouched position, may negatively impact posture and mobility, potentially leading to pain especially in the […]

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Exercises to Prevent Golf Injuries

Are you a golfer?  Or do you just enjoy playing golf?  Either way, as a golfer, you want to stay injury-free to practice and play regularly, which ultimately lets you hone your skills and elevate your performance. To help avoid injury and boost level of play, you need to understand how two key muscle and […]

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Grocery Shopping Made Easy

Grocery shopping: You either love it or you hate it!  Either way, you’ve got to do it in order to eat. Cooking and preparing more food at home is a great way to shape up your diet. When it comes time to cruise your supermarket’s aisles, here are six simple steps to become a better […]

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Low Back Pain Exercises

Do you suffer from low back pain (LBP)?  Thirty-one million Americans will experience back pain at any given time, according to the American Chiropractic Association, with disc bulges and herniations among the most common causes of low-back pain. One of the most common myths about treating a herniated disc is that stretching will help relieve […]

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Stress and Nutritional Strategies

Are you feeling stressed? You’re not alone! The trick is knowing what to do about it. Research tells us that stress-relieving strategies include making a concerted effort to minimize stressors, engaging in meditation and physical activity,  nurturing strong social relationships and having a strong spiritual belief. That’s great advice, right?  But too often many of […]

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Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

  Life can get busy, and oftentimes we find ourselves traveling or otherwise unable to get to our preferred health and fitness facility for a workout. Here are 25 moves, from St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, MO personal trainers, to help you stay on track, no matter where you find yourself. Using only your own […]

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