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Straight Talk on Nutrition for Young Women

Join us on Saturday, August 25th, at Noon,for a nutrition talk targeted to body conscious young women. So many times I hear teen girls talk about the tumult and confusion they have around food. More often than not, women, young and old, reduce their food intake to loose weight. Find out why that strategy actually
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The Traveler’s Workout

Take a jump rope and resistance band if at all possible.  If possible-add weights, cans, or other weighted devices to your squats and lunges. Warm Up 1 min march in place 1 min hamstring curl 1 min alternating knee lifts 1 min squats 1 min cougar lunges Cardio Exercise 1 min jumping jacks 1 min
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Statistics – The Numbers Don’t Lie!

Hear are some interesting statistics I jotted down, while listening to my favorite Naturopath, as well as some great reminders about why we need to keep our blood sugar levels stable. Men with more than 30% body fat are in or on their way to a diseased state Women with more than 35% body fat
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Brides to Be Look to Barre

I have brides ask me all of the time,“What should I do to get in shape for my wedding?” Before I knew about barre workouts, I gave advice that went like this: Participate in 45 minutes to 1 hour of cardio, 4 days a week, and lift weights for 45 minutes to 1 hour, 2
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Post Baby Tune Up

Barre classes offer a great, low impact way, to improve your inner health, and outer body beauty, after baby. Expect to burn between 400 and 600 calories per barre workout. Best of all, no jumping jacks! You know what I’m talking about.
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Nutrition – Where to start?

In a short discussion with one of our barre clients, it became apparent that she was overwhelmed with the idea of changing her diet. I got the sense that she didn’t know where to start. Generally, when I don’t know where to start, I simply don’t start at all. So, here is my stab at
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How to Maximize Your Workouts

Follow these easy steps to maximize and enjoy your workouts! Pre-workout Hydrate by drinking 8 to 16 oz. of water and pack a water bottle. Eat some carbs – they convert to energy quickly. Try a granola bar or an apple and a handful of whole grain crackers. Get a solid eight hours of sleep.
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More Chocolate Cake – Smaller, leaner looking arms!

I know it sounds crazy, but if there was only one reason for me to continue barre exercise, it might have to be chocolate cake! What do I mean by that? I mean that when you participate in barre workouts consistently, you look smaller, even if your body composition (body fat, BMI, scale) say differently.
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