Healthy for Life

by Antonio Sini … The business of fitness has taken an interesting turn.  We’re seeing fewer and fewer infomercials featuring silly pieces of exercise equipment that one uses in an overtly sexual manner to get in shape. (Head to YouTube and look up Shake Weight for a good laugh.)  There is a new, more serious […]

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Sun Salutation (video)

with Kristin Porter … Here is a shortened sun salutation that can be done anywhere. These gentle movements are beneficial for everyone whether you are a beginner or a born pretzel! The flexion and extension of the back creates heat, length, improves circulation and prepares the body for work or to simply start the day.

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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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Down Dog (video)

by Kristin Porter … Follow this simple yoga flow series into Down Dog, which can be done anywhere. Breath as you move through Standing Forward Fold, Flat Back, Plank, Chaturanga, Up Dog, Down Dog and transition back into Forward Folding to begin again.

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Show Your Feet Some Love

Our poor feet often experience cruel and unusual punishment. We stuff our feet in stylish shoes that fit us poorly for the sake of looking good; we run around all day on our feet and forget about them until they start to hurt. All of a sudden, one day you notice a bump developing on […]

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How To Lengthen Your Arm Line With A Reverse Plank.

This video by Nimble’s Kristin Porter demonstrates a great stretch to lengthen the front arm lines and increase range of motion in the shoulders. You’ll begin with one leg bent and work your way up to a full Reverse Plank. Take notice of the hand placement (fingers pointing towards feet) and how the shoulders are […]

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Keeping Your Fruits and Veggies Clean From Market to Table

By Tyler Farrish … We’ve all seen news reports about the safety of local market produce: “Fruits & Vegetables from Your Local Grocery: How Safe Are They Really?” Despite sometimes using scare tactics, these news pieces often bring up important food-related topics for us to consider as we get into the summer outdoor market season. […]

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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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MET (Movement Efficiency Training) certification

**NEW DATE** – Sunday, November 10, 2013 Movement Efficiency Training (M.E.T) Teaching the body how to move efficiently, effectively, and dynamically by using a cutting edge, neuroscience inspired Tri-Zone Training system of movement pattern progressions to optimally synchronize the brain and body in movement. Contact Us to register

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Who has enough time for the recommended amount of sleep a night?

by Keith Paine … Especially living in New York City, as I do!  Culturally, we put more value on what we do, and much less value on the sleep we get.  Well, have you considered the negative toll that sleep loss may put on your body and mind?  Everyone’s individual sleep needs vary.  In general, […]

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A fool-proof diet that’s as simple as 2+2=4

This simple math equation has helped many of my clients improve their eating habits and balance their overall diet.  The formula is simple: Consume at least two (2) vegetables in two (2) of your daily meals, in four (4) out of the seven days of the week.  That’s it!  As simple as it sounds, you […]

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NEW Class Coming to Nimble – TRX Asanas

Join us Friday, April 5th at 6:30pm for our first Yoga influenced TRX Class. TRX Asanas combines bodyweight strength with yoga flexibility.  Taught by Nimble instructor, JOana Meneses, this unique class will have you feeling strong and limber. It’s a great way to end the work week. First class starts Friday, April 5, 2013 @ […]

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Gluten-free Part II – Food Options

by Tyler Farrish … As a trainer who has found that eating gluten & dairy free works best for my system, I am often asked specific questions about the foods & meals I choose to put into my body. When I first began the journey of dietary self discovery, I had a lot of questions. […]

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Shake Up Your Routine

When it comes to shaping up for the summer, we all tend to gravitate towards a workout routine that we know we can excel at. However, going to the same kickboxing class, or running the same 3-mile loop at the park, is not the most effective way to get your body back in action. Do […]

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Welcome to our newest team member, Kristin Porter

Nimble Fitness has a new team member, Kristin Porter. Her passion for Yoga and Pilates developed through many years of personal practice. She is a teacher, leader, songwriter, musician, creator and a creative expression facilitator. Kristin graduated from Belmont University, Nashville TN, with a BA in music. She earned her 200-hr Yoga Alliance Certification through […]

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Climbing to New Heights

An inspiring tale by Nimble client Anne Pelletier … Camelback may not be a big mountain, but for me it might as well have been Everest. Rising 2700 feet above sea level in Phoenix, Arizona, this rocky peak looms over the surrounding desert. I have vacationed in the area for many years, but I never […]

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