Archive for category: Fitness Blog
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07
2017

WHAT’S THE SKINNY ON ESSENTIAL FATS?

Some great info here on fats, the link to the article location is located at the bottom of the article. WHAT’S THE SKINNY ON ESSENTIAL FATS? GEOFF LECOVIN · 0 COMMENTS 6 20 Fat plays an essential role in our diets and health, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids. These include the much talked abou...

06
07
2017

Keeping Kids Hydrated

This is a pretty good article on strategies to help keep your kids hydrated.  It gives solid advice on what to do and what not to do.  Remember that water is the best and to stay away from soft drinks sugar added fruit drinks etc.  It should also be noted that sports drinks are generally not a good...

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06
2017

THE RELEVANCE OF FLEXIBILITY TRAINING

As many of you know I have been involved in the fitness industry for many many years and stretching is so very important.  I find that many people do not do it at all and those who do stretch do not do it nearly enough.  As a professional certified trainer and martial arts professional I see this wa...

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06
2017

Martial Arts is a Great Way to get kids Active

According to KidsHealth.org children 6 – 12 years of  age need physical activity to build strength, coordination,  confidence — and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They’re also gaining more control over how active they are. School-age kids should have many chances to parti...

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06
2017

Dehydration risk for kids in the Summer Heat

I think it is really important to keep these things in mind during any summer activity.  I remember when I was a kid, I would forget to drink until I was so thirsty that I couldn’t get enough water.  The following article gives some great advice on dehydration and heat illness.  Keep in mind t...