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Here at FIT, we believe that knowledge is power, and we would like to share the information we have learned about something that most people struggle with at some point in their lives- weight management. First, let’s talk about what doesn’t work: fad diets and magic supplements. We are constantly bombarded with advertisements for products...
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Holidays can be stressful, but there ARE things you can do to care for yourself. Taking care of your wellness needs will help you feel better, give you more energy and help you to take care of others.
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An image came up on my Facebook feed this morning that read: “Just because someone carries it well doesn’t mean it isn’t heavy”.  It’s true, we never really know what someone is dealing with at any given point in time – that they could be dealing with emotionally or physically challenging situations in their life,...
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On Sunday, the Fit Facebook page contained a quote by Walt Disney, “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”  This morning, I was listening to a podcast that featured Jocko Willink, an ex-Navy Seal that addressed the importance of maintaining a regular fitness routine.  He was talking about the emotional...
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Its hot!  I LOVE the heat, but I also recognize that heat can be dangerous for vigorous activity.  Today the temperature rose to 88 degrees.  It was the first really hot day of the year.  Even though I typically like running in the heat, today’s run was VERY tough!  The first few hot runs of...
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Fitness activities need to be consistent to result in better health and wellness. If you find a particular activity difficult and are not motivated to pursue that activity, find an activity that you want to do.
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Nutritionally speaking…. Nutrition is a cornerstone to good health.   Good health, athletic ability and a healthy weight are all dependent on your body receiving the nutrients it needs to maintain all normal body functions AND to support the increased energy needed too support fitness activities.  If your diet regularly supplies the nutrients necessary to sustain...
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I love seeing friendships develop at the gym.  Our culture here at Fit St. Charles is very supportive – people of all ages and fitness levels generally encourage each other in the workouts – I love that. This universal acceptance is one of the things that sets us aside from the big box gyms.  At...
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I love seeing friendships develop at the gym.  Our culture here at Fit St. Charles is very supportive – people of all ages and fitness levels generally encourage each other in the workouts – I love that. This universal acceptance is one of the things that sets us aside from the big box gyms.  At...
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