Does HotWorx Really Make You Burn More Calories?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Feb 19, '18 / by Sarah M. posted in HOTWORX®, hot yoga

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HotWorx is a specific type of workout performed in a hot, infrared sauna (upwards of 122 degrees).  But does HotWorx actually help you burn more calories compared to traditional yoga, as many practitioners will say? Most sources tend to say yes...sometimes.

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Why Weight Loss is Important, But You Shouldn't Kill Yourself to Get There

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Feb 6, '18 / by Sarah M. posted in weight loss, healthy body

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How do I lose weight? Let me count the ways:
Days since my last "cheat" meal. Hours spent in the gym. Minutes spent on the treadmill. Grams of macros consumed. Inches melted away. Calories burned. Pounds lost...

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5 Benefits of Healthy Employees

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Jan 31, '18 / by Krista F. posted in productivity, creative, happiness

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When work and workouts go hand-in-hand it’s a win-win-win situation. Clients, employers and employees come out on top. Couple that with a company wellness plan that emphasizes nutrition and preventative care, and you’ve got a recipe for everyone’s success. The bottom line is healthy employees are good for business.

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Stories From Our Weight Loss Challenge Participants- Stronger, Healthier, Happier!

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Jan 24, '18 / by HealthSPORT posted in Weight Loss Challenge, motivation

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The 2017 Weight Loss Challenge is a wrap and we are SO proud of everyone who gave it their all, put in the work, and ultimately  formed healthy life-long habits! Nobody leaves the challenge the same, here are a few stories from members whose lives have changed for the better because of WLC '17.

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4 Reasons Why Skipping Meals or Calorie Restriction Isn’t a Fast Track to Weight Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Jan 10, '18 / by Krista F. posted in weight loss, healthy lifestyle

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It’s simple math when it comes to calories, right? Eat less, lose more. Nope. It’s not that simple. Unless you are on calorie restrictions by way of a doctor-created plan, skipping meals regularly or severely restricting calories is not the key to healthy weight loss and management. Here’s why…

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Avoid Getting Sick During Cold & Flu Season: 5 Ways You Can Stay Healthy (and Protect Others) at the Gym

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Jan 4, '18 / by Katie Heil posted in stay healthy, flu season

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The gym is where we go to improve our health and fitness. But what about the risk of germs? There’s no avoiding it, cold & flu season is upon us. When members are informed and the club management is proactive, the risk of getting germs at the club can be reduced.

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3 Healthy Holiday Sides (That Will Please the Kiddos, Too!)

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Dec 19, '17 / by Krista F. posted in healthy alternatives, side dishes

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Serving a holiday meal that pleases everyone can be a bit tricky. But, there are ways to tweak traditional side dishes to make them good tasting nutritional dishes for all.

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Go the Distance - 3 Ways to Increase Your Box Jump

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Dec 12, '17 / by Sarah M. posted in exercise, box jump, plyometric

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Box jumps are a fantastic plyometric exercise that help build strength, stamina, agility, balance, and coordination. But as "simple" as they are to do, there's something a little...intimidating about them, and they're actually a bit more complex than what meets the eye.

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Try These 7 Tips for Healthy Eating When You’re Dining Out

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Dec 5, '17 / by Krista F. posted in nutrition tips, dining out

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Eating out should be relaxing. Someone else does the prep, cooking and clean-up for you. All you have to do is order and chow down. Easy peasy, right? Maybe. But, if you’ve been striving to meet certain dietary needs, a meal away from home might be stressful.

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Battle the "Sweet Treat" Season with Festive Fruit

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, Dec 1, '17 / by Krista F. posted in fruit, treats, healthy

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The Sugar Plum Fairy is near. Don’t fear. You don’t have to get all Rat King on the cookie plate in order to stick with your wellness plans. However, it might help to whip out a nutcracker and create some treats with a little more nutritional value to enjoy this holiday season. Get out your sword…err knife.

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