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Q&A What are some strength training tips?

If you haven't consulted with a certified personal trainer, invest in a session or two for a form check.  Proper form is essential to avoid injury and to get the most out of your workout. Work your largest muscles first. (legs, back and chest). The smaller muscles...

August at Quick Wellness

I hope everyone has been enjoying the summer!  I know the warm weather makes it so much easier for me to get outside for exercise.  If you haven't been moving, now is the perfect time to start! Do you find that you need accountability with your...

Q&A What is Cardio?

Cardio (short for cardio-vascular) is exercise that elevates your heart rate and your breathing for a prolonged period of time. (Scary movies don't count). Some examples are walking (brisk walking, not strolling), jogging, running, biking, swimming, skating and...

Q&A How much should I exercise?

This is a question that I hear frequently. And the answer is, it depends on what your goals are. If you are interested in maintaining health and improving fitness, I recommend 45-60 minutes/workout 5-6x/week. I'd split those workouts between cardio and strength...

Green Smoothies – general notes

I eat a lot of salads. I like green leafy veggies, and I know they are good for me. In the summer, though, sometimes I prefer to drink my greens. A cool concoction of leafy greens and frozen fruit is quite refreshing, and ultra healthy. Here are a few tips that I've...

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