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Healthy Habits for Successful Fat Loss

Written by Vincent Tanner Man… Wasn’t it just close to 70 degrees a couple of weeks ago? This morning… in the teens. Ahhh, don’t ya’ just love the fickle New England weather?! Before we know it, it will be in the 90’s. And, we know what that means, don’t we? Frantic dieting and exercise to…

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March 7, 2017
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Fit Tips during the Holiday Hype

December 1st typically marks the beginning of holiday hype and all the chaos it brings. And, for many of us, that usually means falling short on our exercise regimens. We become busy, overeat at holiday parties, then wind up feeling regretful and sluggish by the new year due to poor healthy living habits. However, the…

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December 2, 2015
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Tom’s Corner: Using the Concept2 Indoor Rower

Written by Tom Marchand Although many people use the Concept2 (C2) rower as a warmup, most do not understand what a fantastic training tool it can be when used properly. Pressed for time, but need to get in some cardio? Hop on a rower, do a quick warmup, then row 6-10x 100 meter pieces with…

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September 22, 2015
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FOCUS: The Center of Interest or Activity

Written by Joe Martin In our quest to better ourselves, we often get lost in the pursuit. Whether life gets in the way or we cannot keep up with the many habits we have created, eventually we grow tired. The latter seems to affect many of the novice exercisers. As an observer and participant in…

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July 15, 2015
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Components of Habit: Part I

Humans truly are “creatures of habit”, if the creature portion of this quote refers to evolutionary survival dynamics that is. Our brain has a limited capacity to devote towards mental tasks. The goal of our basal ganglia (region of the brain where pattern recognition happens) is to make things we do often automatic behaviors (habits)…

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May 27, 2015
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13 Simple Tips and Tricks to Lift Your Spirits This Spring

Daylight Savings Time can take a toll on our bodies. On one hand, it can throw off our sleeping schedules causing exhaustion to kick in, which also makes it difficult to shake the winter blues. But, on the other hand, Daylight Savings Time means we spring ahead to springtime. If you’re one of those people…

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March 12, 2015
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Spring Fever

Living in New England, we bet everyone can agree that these last few weeks have been completely brutal. Between the snow and the bitterness in the air that feels like a smack in the face as soon as you walk outside, we have all basically had enough of this winter. But, hey, who could blame…

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February 26, 2015
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Introducing the Stationary Lunge

For this week’s blog post, we’d like to discuss an exercise that not only do we love, but one that can be done just about anywhere and by anyone. Meet the stationary lunge. The stationary lunge is an exercise that focuses on strengthening the lower parts of our bodies. Anything from glutes to quadriceps can…

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February 18, 2015
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Five Tips to Eat Healthier

So, you have decided to start living a healthier life, but you may be wondering where to start (and with good reason, too). With the Internet right at our fingertips, we’re always on information overload when it comes to eating healthily. Allow us to give you some quick and simple tips on leading a healthier…

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February 10, 2015