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Fitness Tips [VIDEOS]

Our trainers and staff shared these fitness tips on Facebook during the month of May in observance of National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. It is great information that we hope you find beneficial during any day of the year.

How Food Affects Your Overall Performance

Combating Back Pain

Swimming - The Total Body Workout

How Hard Should You Be Working Out?

The Importance Of Rest Days

Core Strength

Choosing The Right Amount Of Weight To Lift

Good Form, Good Pasture

Strengthening Your Balance

Getting Over The Weight Loss Plateau

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Take this assessment whether you exercise or you don't. It can help you get started or motivate you to continue.

What You'll Get At The End Of The Assessment

  • An explanation of how your activity level is likely to be helping, or hurting, your health
  • Practical suggestions for how to implement and maintain a successful exercise program
  • Links to additional reading

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