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All we hear about on the news is how our economy is shrinking, the value of our investments are spiraling downward, foreclosures are at record highs, etc. Let’s face it, we are living in a stressful time. Many people are out of jobs, and those who do have jobs are worried if they will still…Details
BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body. Often referred to as ‘Pump’ by those who love it, it’s one of the world’s fastest ways to get in shape. This 60-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats,…Details
We’ve had nothing but fantastic comments about our Fall remodling projects on the jacuzzi and aerobics room, so we’re at it again! We’re doing a complete renovation on the locker rooms, showers, and restroom areas. We’re really excited about all the remodeling we’ve been able to get done in the past year. It’s all due…Details
Several recent studies have found that intense weight training is an integral component of weight loss, and weight control, because it causes a prolonged increase in post-exercise oxygen consumption and metabolic rate. A University of Maine study found that post-exercise metabolic rate was similar in routines with light loads (37-56% max) performed to exhaustion, and…Details
We all know by now that the obesity rate in this country is far higher than it ever should be. However, it seems like this rate is increasing each year with no sign of slowing down unless we take our health into our own hands and begin to care for ourselves! The Robert Wood Johnson…Details
Make sure you do something to stay physically active everyday! Barry Braun from the University of Massachusetts and co-workers have found that just one day of physical activity decreases insulin sensitivity! Insulin sensitivity defines how well your body metabolizes blood sugars. In other words the more sensitive to insulin you are, the less insulin you…Details
You may consume fewer calories by eating nuts that are still in the shell! By eating nuts in a shell it is more difficult to eat, but psychology also plays a role when you start seeing the number of shells add up after you eat them. Scientists from Eastern Illinois University gave college students pistachios…Details