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What Types of Exercise Are Best for Weight Loss?

January 11, 2020

Exercise is a Contributor To Weight Loss, Not a Primary Driver Regular exercise is a critical component of health optimization, however, contrary to what pop culture would have you think, losing fat is not a two-factor equation.  Activity alone accounts for only about 8% of fat loss while shifting your body composition, and still, for … Continue Reading

An Exploration of Meditation for a Mindful New Year – 6 weeks of instruction, meditation and discussion

January 8, 2020

Sundays 9:30-11:00 a.m. beginning January 26, 2020. Join for one, a few or all 6 sessions.   Free of charge. We all know how important physical fitness is to our well being but what about our mental wellness? FIT founders, Thom and Tracey Downing are hosting a six week program with local meditation/mindfulness instructor, Fern LaRocca … Continue Reading

Making Time When There Doesn’t Seem to be a Minute to Spare

October 2, 2019

We are back to school and rapidly heading toward the holiday season and a new year.  I couldn’t believe it when I walked into a store over Labor Day weekend to see Halloween decorations hitting the shelves.  It did make me think about the cycles our clients go through during the year.  August is always … Continue Reading

What If You Could Transform The Way You Sleep?

September 13, 2019

In our post, Treat Yourself – Get Some Sleep we discussed habits, or what we refer to as sleep hygiene adjustments, that support a good night’s sleep. Things like shutting down screens long before bedtime and eating earlier in the evening go a long way toward improving sleep quality. Another key component to sleeping through … Continue Reading

Move more, feel better

September 2, 2019

The more we move, the better we feel – moving not only contributes to better physical health, but also a healthy mind and soul.  As we’ve heard in recent news, sitting is the new smoking – 86% of full time American workers surveyed spend their day sitting and when they do get up, 56% use … Continue Reading

Exercise and Stress Management

August 12, 2019

Multiple Stress Types In our world of constant communication, stress levels quickly go from zero to 100 with a simple reading of a text or e-mail. This response begins in the brain and then extends into the body. Consider that some types of stress can be good, eustress, and includes such things as an upcoming … Continue Reading