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“Go buy a foam roller,” these are words I commonly say to most of my athletes of all ages and skill levels.  Foam rolling is a marvelous way to stretch your tight tendons and muscles and work out your problem areas before activity.  Essentially, the log of hard foam serves as a rolling pin to […]

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Contrary to popular belief, we’ve already found the secret to youth. While it’s not broadcast on TV or trending on social media, the answer is simple: Exercise! No creams, procedures, (or wishful thinking), can do for your body what a good workout does.

Living the life you want starts from changing your health from the the […]

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The many, and sometimes surprising, ways that exercise is good for you

If knowledge is power, then 78 percent of people over 50 say they are empowered with the knowledge that exercise is the key to healthy aging. Yet fewer than 30 percent of all Americans invest a minimum of 30 minutes a day in […]

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THRIVE in the New Year

On January 24, 2017 By

It’s time to THRIVE in the New Year! Get serious about the resolutions you set for yourself! It won’t be easy or quick but it will be worth it! I’ll show you exactly how to be successful in transforming your lifestyle with my week to week insights from my second book Guide to Thrive.

On […]

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Fueling up after your last rep is arguably the most important part of your day. Here’s why.

I wasn’t always into working out. As a kid, I was actually very heavy. But the more I learned about it, the more fascinated I became with the process. That is, until one day when it finally kicked […]

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Before the Fall

On August 25, 2016 By

If you knew that standing on one leg while brushing your teeth could help prevent you from falling without it resulting in serious injury, would you do it?

I know one woman who does just that. Nancy knew that tumbles and injuries seem to happen more frequently in her family so she decided to be […]

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The goal of Guide to Thrive is to help people thrive through exercise and healthy living. But what does it really mean to ‘thrive’ and live a healthy life?

To thrive: to develop vigorously, to flourish, to prosper

To us, this translates to an overall sense of well-being in the physical, mental and emotional parts of your […]

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The many, and sometimes surprising, ways that exercise is good for you

If knowledge is power, then 78 percent of people over 50 say they are empowered with the knowledge that exercise is the key to healthy aging. Yet fewer than 30 percent of all Americans invest a minimum of 30 minutes a day in […]

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As a fitness professional and athlete, one of the most difficult things I’ve had to go through was an injury that required surgery…and a lot more.

Injuries can occur from a sudden instance or from something repeated over time. Injuries don’t just hurt you physically; the mental and emotional stress, and even financial burden, […]

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There’s no shortage of so-called energy boosters available in a can or a cup. But when you need it most, no matter what the commercial says, a caffeine-filled drink won’t help you get through a tough day. When you feel sluggish, stressed out, or at your wit’s end, you need power to get past the […]

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