Exercise Outdoors During the Fall

by Christina Perinhas … As we enter into Fall, people tend to forget that this is an excellent time to work on your fitness outside. The weather isn’t too hot or too cold, which means it is perfect to get that workout in! Here are some of my tips for fall workouts: Stay Hydrated: Sometimes […]

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The Importance Of H2O

By Christina Perinhas … Water is a vital substance for the human body. Many people underestimate its importance, however, and make the mistake of thinking that drinking coffee, tea or sports drinks adequately hydrates the body. Nothing replaces good old H2O! The most important systems and organs within your body all rely on water (our […]

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Beating the Late Summer Workout Blues

By Christina Perinhas … We have all been there. It’s the middle of August, it’s hot, and we fall into that workout slump. It’s like pulling teeth just to get to the gym door or to get outside for a run. Let’s face reality: physical activity is in constant competition with everything else in our […]

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Meet Your Muscle

by Christina Perinhas … There are about 650 muscles and millions of individual fibers within our body, so becoming acquainted with each one would be a difficult task.  However, when it comes to your body, knowledge is power.  The better you understand your major muscles and what they are capable of the more you can […]

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EAT SEASONABLY

By Christina Perinhas … Here are some great reasons to make your food choices local and seasonal this spring! VARIETY: Think of all the different varieties of locally grown, delicious foods that are available throughout the year. For the Spring and Summer, there’s an abundance: arugula, asparagus, beets, carrots, all kinds of greens, sweet peas, […]

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Fighting Fat: Cardio vs. Strength Training

by Christina Perinhas … Most people who want to get a hard, fast fat-burning workout that brings quick results are usually thinking cardio, cardio, and more cardio. Sure, running on the treadmill, taking a spin class, and other calorie burning classes definitely have benefits: you’re shedding those calories steadily, getting rid of fat, preventing heart […]

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