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Creative Ways to Stay Active When it Gets Cold Out

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In a way, fitness can be seen as a seasonal practice to some. During the Spring and Summer months, it seems to be “all systems go” for most, as those in search of better health can be seen training basically everywhere, from the park to the crowded city streets. As many see it, if the […]

Exercise 101: A Beginners Guide to Fitness

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Physical activity is important for a healthy lifestyle and no matter what your age, your body needs exercise. Healthy activity can have many benefits: improving weight, strength, energy, mood, and even balance. It could also help prevent or possibly delay certain illnesses like heart disease, certain cancers, osteoporosis, and diabetes. It can be difficult to […]

These Exercises Can Help Prevent an ACL Tear

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ACL tears are extremely common sports injuries. There really is no secret to avoiding them. The twisting, jumping, stopping movements of the game can cause damage no matter how hard you try, but there are a few technique to help lower the risk of injury. It all begins with proper alignment. During the game: Move […]

Is Yoga Too Hard on My Shoulders?

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It can be! How old are you? Have you had shoulder surgery? Please consider advice from your Physical Therapist on this matter. General guideline that I use as a practicing  PT for 39 years is that if you are > 45 yr old and have had any shoulder symptoms then don’t do down dog.  It […]

Preventing Injuries During Your Weekend Workout

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It can be tempting to pack your weekends with a ton of outdoor activities after working all week, but are you doing too much? If you’re planning on activities like bicycling, jogging, or playing a weekend co-ed league for your favorite sport, be aware of your risk for an injury.  Many of the injuries that […]

Quick Exercises You Can Do at Home

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Do you often find yourself with a little extra time before going to work? Or some down time leading up to dinner? You could spend this time sitting around getting some extra rest, or you do something both convenient and quick while also remaining healthy for your body in the long run: a short exercise. […]

4 Resistance Band Exercises for a Stronger Core

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Having a strong core is crucial to support your whole body. Having a strong core isn’t about having chiseled 6-pack abs. Your core is actually made up of several different muscles. These main muscle areas include your front abdominals, obliques, lower back, and glutes. These muscles support your entire body, most importantly your spine. Your […]

Fun Winter Running Events Near Duluth in 2017

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Want to test your cold weather limits and winter running skills? There are some really fun events that are happening in and around Duluth this winter. Whether you’re an avid runner, have a new year’s resolution to be more active, or want to help a good cause in 2017,  here are some great opportunities to […]

Why I Hired A Personal Trainer…And You Should Too!

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Staying healthy spiritually, mentally, physically and also nutritionally is really important as I am building into a stronger version of myself.  I practice my faith through studying with teachers.  I read and debate understandings to strengthen myself mentally. I also like to stay fit and that is where I feel it is important to have […]

4 Best At Home Workout Tips You Need To Know Right Now

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Working out at home is a great way to get in some exercise!  There isn’t always time to go the gym and sometimes it is super costly to go to a specific class.  Here are my favorite ways to get in some exercise at home which are free and convenient! 1.     DoYogaWithMe.com For all you […]