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What is Low Impact Movement?

We are spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting fitness exercises. Low impact movements ranging from yoga to running, or swimming to cycling all provide benefits for getting into shape and improving cardiovascular fitness. With that, the amount of impact on your body can significantly vary depending on the movement you choose, “impact” being […]

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Detox The Body

Detoxing the body comes with many benefits. Detox is defined as a process that removes harmful toxins from the body. Your liver and other organs do this automatically when you have too much of something that is not supposed to be in your body. The best way to detox in a healthy way is by […]

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Posture & Mindfulness

It’s easy to get into the habit of slouching, whether you are scrolling on your phone or typing away on your computer.  Being mindful about your posture can help to relax and reduce shoulder tension. The Healthy Back and Healthy Postures series are a collection of stretches and exercises designed to help release body tension […]

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Neurotransmitters & Exercise

In stressful situations, our brain releases increased levels of stress hormones which cause our bodies to react in several ways. Mental stress can materialize into physical problems, like chest tightness or headaches. We may feel overwhelmed, irritable, or maybe even a little sweaty.  Finding ways to combat the stressors we encounter in our day-to-day lives […]

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Fitness for New & Expecting Moms

Pregnancy can be a major shock to a woman’s body. Hormone shifts, body discomfort, and other difficult symptoms can make physical activity seem extremely daunting and the workouts you once enjoyed may start to feel impossible. Although exercise may be the last thing on your mind during pregnancy, there are incredible benefits to staying active […]