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  • By Bree West Most of us are aware of the health dangers of sugars. This not only includes the obvious unhealthy sugar sources such as candy and baked goods, but also the less-obvious sources such as processed carbohydrate foods, and even too many natural sugars from fruit and fruit products. Many don’t even realize how […]

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  • The Art of Receiving

    By admin | In Fitness News | on December 7, 2015

    Excerpt from Rebecca Clements Most people would admit to not having everything they’ve ever wanted in life. And for some it’s just a matter of not having everything yet, because they know that eventually things are going to work out. For others, it’s because they’re not open to receiving the things they want in life. […]

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  • Feeding Kids: You Decide What They Eat!

    By admin | In Fitness News | on November 30, 2015

    Excerpt from Rebecca Clements   You want healthy kids, but feeding kids is hard, especially when they’re picky or just plain stubborn. These tips will win them over to the health side! Be an Example Children learn by example; therefore, we must be prepared to lead. I always munch on carrot sticks or some raw veggie. […]

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  • “Fitness Before The Feast”

    By admin | In Fitness News | on November 23, 2015

    Join us for Family Fitness Fun Rancho Madera (Wood Ranch) Community Park Thanksgiving Day, 8:30AM Childcare Available By Reservation Only 

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  • Eating Emotions Away

    By admin | In Fitness News | on November 23, 2015

    Excerpt from Smriti Kirubanandan Many people say they are emotional eaters, but what does eating emotions mean? And how do you control it? Stress-eating Eating during stress is not just bad for your waistline, but creates havoc in your system. When stressed, your body has less ability to absorb nutrients and your immune system is […]

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  • Knowing What Stress Is & What It Isn’t

    By admin | In Fitness News | on November 15, 2015

    Stress. Even the word makes us tense. Stress is blamed for everything from heart attacks to sleepless nights. Stress is also the reason we have invented everything from the wheel to cellphones in an effort to make life easier. Just like beneficial inventions, we can channel stress into positive energy that will serve us, in […]

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  • The Three Aspects of Athleticism

    By admin | In Fitness News | on November 9, 2015

    The Three Aspects of Athleticism By Derek Tresize Athleticism is more than just running a ball to the end zone. It requires stamina, strength, and agility. What can you do to improve in those areas? Do you want to be more athletic? Many of us do, and Being an athlete is more than just running […]

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  • Keep Nutrition Simple, Keep Yourself Sane

    By admin | In Fitness News | on November 2, 2015

    Keep Nutrition Simple, Keep Yourself Sane Excerpt from Lee Helland (Precision Nutrition) If you’d like to improve your nutrient intake a bit, here are some simple steps you can take, in order of importance: 1. Just eat. Choose a wide variety of whole foods. The fresher and more colorful, the better. Do that and you’re […]

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  • Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

    By admin | In Fitness News | on October 26, 2015

    Static vs. Dynamic Stretching: We’ve all been taught the importance of stretching, but are you doing the right kind before your workout? By Bree West Growing up, you probably learned that it’s important to stretch and warm up before exercise. While this is true, it’s not quite as simple as that. In fact, if the […]

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  • Fitness Before The Feast!

    By admin | In Fitness News, Weight Loss | on October 19, 2015

    Do You Have Your Team Committed? Registration Ends Friday 10/23 at Noon. – Contracts will need to be signed by all team members – $40 (refundable at completion) required for registration If the 4 classes per week seems unreasonable due to your schedule, you can substitute 1 (one) class per week with a 3-mile walk/run/hike/bike/swim session. […]

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  • The Biggest Lie You’ll Ever Tell Yourself

    By admin | In Fitness News | on October 17, 2015

    The Biggest Lie You’ll Ever Tell Yourself By Claudine Barjak The Biggest Lie The biggest lie you’ll ever tell is one you’ll tell yourself. Whether it’s the number on the scale that you “can’t reach,” the degree that you “don’t have time” to attain, or the skill that you “should have learned earlier” in life, […]

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  • Feel Happiness From The Inside

    By admin | In Fitness News | on October 12, 2015

    Feel Happiness From The Inside Excerpt by Joa Rivas   Becoming aware of what disturbs us allows us to focus on solutions, not problems. We are seekers of problems by nature, but focusing on the negative is damaging. We can find solutions by means of relaxation and calming techniques. Some of those techniques are: – […]

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  • Chia Seeds

    By admin | In Fitness News, Nutrition/Recipes | on September 14, 2015

    Chia Seeds are tiny, nutrient-dense powerhouses that the Aztecs used to feed their people, armies, hunting parties, and runners. Thankfully, we’ve rediscovered this little seed, and you can put its energy-boosting abilities to use in your life today without the need for time machines, those pesky paradoxes, or braving the jungle. The mild seeds make […]

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  • Rise to Shine: Success is a Morning Routine Away

    By admin | In Fitness News | on September 14, 2015

    Rise to Shine: Success is a Morning Routine Away From Nathane Jackson Imagine your usual morning. Is it productive and relaxing or are you rushing for the door? Consider what a morning routine might do for you! Many people wake up each day and automatically reach for technology-usually a phone or tablet. They must know […]

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  • “I’ve Heard Stress Makes Me Fat… What Can I Do About It?” By Noya Madadi    Weight loss can seem like an unattainable goal to many and can cause a lot of frustration. But perhaps we just need to stop stressing about it. The body does not differentiate between the different types of stress. Stress […]

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