Are You Stressed?

by Daniel Lucas … It’s no mystery that stress can be a health killer. It can manifest instantly, but it can also grind you down over time. The Mayo Clinic describes the human stress response like this: “Your body is hard-wired to react to stress in ways meant to protect you against threats from predators […]

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Beating the Holiday Blues

By Dr. Richard Nathanson … Many people associate the upcoming weeks –and the extra stress of the holidays– with a change in mood. The increased demands from work and family can sometimes take a toll. It’s particularly important during periods of stress to attend to your mental health as well as your physical health. Typically, […]

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Get Your Body Organized!

by Daniel Lucas … If your training program does not have a day that’s dedicated to alignment, postural work and energy building, then you are missing out on a key element of your training! One of the secrets to training hard is recovering smart. Effective recovery is extremely important to getting the results you desire. […]

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Dealing With Stress

by Daniel Lucas … The nature of my work, which is running a personal training business and being a holistic lifestyle coach, is one reason why I am usually on the low end of the stress threshold. I love what I do, and I also know a fair amount about taking care of myself. The […]

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WHY MEDITATE?

  Meditation is a word that is loaded with resonance in our society. Say “meditation” and it conjures images of some enlightened yogi in a cave, levitating off the floor. Meditating seems impossible—like a dreamlike state of nirvana—so many of us reject it out of hand. We say, “I can’t do that” or “Why bother, […]

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Reduce Your Health Care Costs TODAY!

While the President and Congress debate health insurance coverage for every American, you can start your own personal Heath Care Reform right now. There are steps you can take today that make a tremendous difference to your health—and they don’t cost a thing. In fact, we’ve created a Health Reform plan that will save you […]

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Immunity and Health

by Antonio Sini … A little over two years ago, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. Today I am Lyme-free and exercising regularly, but it’s only now that I realize how constantly fatigued my body was when I had the disease. Especially my immune system! If I caught a simple cold, for example, it would […]

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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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Healthy Back (Video) Series / Part I

Hello! This is the first of a three-part video series on how to have and maintain a healthy back. Let’s start this week with your lower back. Lower back health is a multi-billion dollar business in the U.S, with a very high percentage of people experiencing some type of lower back pain during their lifetime. […]

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The Art of Breath & the Importance of Breathing

By Tyler Farrish … When I first became a member of the team here at Nimble Fitness, I was asked by one of the owners if I understood the importance of breathing.  I answered yes without hesitation.  I understood the anatomy and physiology behind breathing, knew the vitality of air, and had personally come to […]

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Avoid Overindulgence this Holiday Season!

By Antonio Sini … There are many reasons why we overindulge during the holidays.  First, food and alcohol are usually a part of any celebration; eating with friends and family is a double pleasure. We’re feeding our bodies and souls at the same time. Second, you may have noticed the days are shorter and colder.  […]

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Why We Train.

by Keith Paine … For most of us, exercise is a compartmentalized activity. It’s a thing we do 2-3 times a week before work. It’s a chance to focus on ourselves and on the way we want to feel. It’s an opportunity to get back into our bodies and away from the stresses of work […]

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The Reverse Lunge

By Tyler Farrish … The safest and most effective variation of lunging is the reverse lunge.   When you reverse your lunge, the effects on the muscles are the same, but less stress is placed on the knees because they cannot extend beyond the toes.  And by taking a step backwards instead of forwards, it is […]

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Managing Stress

What is stress? Let’s keep it simple–stress is a response created from an event that is challenging or in some way sends you into a heightened alert state. These events are called stressors. Sometimes they can be good, often they are a reaction to a bad situation. An example of good stress would be if […]

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High-Stress Times or Growth Shifts?

I’ve trained when I’m under the weather, exhausted, even with a broken arm before, but it wasn’t as challenging as my recent week of training was. The reason it was so challenging was because there were a multitude of stresses on my system. They added up over a week’s time: 1) My spine was incorrectly […]

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