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Holiday Food Guilt

5 Tips to Help You Through the Holiday Food Guilt What if you could still eat those delicious treats that come along with the holiday season and still continue towards
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Healthy Hearts: The Muscle Pump

Your Legs Help Your Heart    When we refer to a muscle pump, we aren’t talking about when your arms get huge from working out hard (like Arnold). This is
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Burn Fat + Gain Muscle | Compound Exercises 101

  When it comes to burning calories or putting on lean muscle, like anything, there is a strategy that can improve the speed of your desired results. Either goal requires that
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Valgus Knees | Joint Health

Beware of Valgus Knees When Exercising      During a squat/walk/lunge, watch your knees to ensure they don’t cave in as this is dangerous to the knee joint and the parts
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Dietitian vs. Nutritionist

Why Use a Registered Dietitian (RD) for Your Nutrition Services?    Where do you get your nutrition information from? Is it from the media? A colleague or coworker? Wherever you
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Sitting = Smoking

Sitting is the New Smoking    We all know smoking is bad. Even people who smoke know that they aren’t doing the healthiest thing for their bodies. It’s 2017, so
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Natural Ways to Relieve Stress

Take a moment.    We have a lot of stresses that we deal with in our lives. We deal with work, relationships, finances, children, home repairs, accidents, our health and
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The FITT Principle

The FITT Principle Physical, Mental and Spiritual Health | Full Scale Fitness The FITT Principle    The FITT Principle: (F)requency – How often are you exercising? (I)ntensity – What effort are you
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Protein Requirements for Endurance Athletes

Endurance Athletes Need Protein Too!    Endurance athletes can gain that competitive edge they need to progress and win by optimizing their protein intake. If you’re an endurance athlete and
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11 Chair Exercises for Senior Fitness

No matter what age we are, exercise is important and is very beneficial for our health. Physical activity and exercise in older adults can reduce the risk of chronic disease,
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10 Stretches Not to Skip In Your Workout Routine

Stretching can be the most overlooked and/or skipped part of any exercise routine because it may not seem important. However, you can add many health benefits to your workout program
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Children and Healthy Behaviors

Many things come to mind when pondering the topic “healthy”. I am a kindergarten teacher for Akron Public Schools in Akron, OH and this is something that is vital for
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Benefits of Cold Showers

I had always heard studies about the benefits that can occur from taking a cold shower, but I never took the initiative to actually follow through and do it. These
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The Keto Diet

Listen to the Registered Dietitians (RDs), not the celebrity magazines. As a personal trainer, I am exposed to all types of questions regarding nutrition and diets. Majority of the time
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Mindfulness in Strength Training

Break your training plateau and bring your fitness to the next level with mindfulness. Many of you are probably familiar with the term “mindfulness,” which is appearing more and more
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Exercising For Energy

Today, most jobs require a variety of different types of energy. This could be cognitively, physically or in my case, both. I am in a profession that requires a lot
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Honey For Your Health

Akron Honey Company x Full Scale Fitness People often associate honey with Winnie the Pooh or Baloo the bear from The Jungle Book, but don’t typically think about the actual
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Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Shouldn’t be Afraid to Lift Heavy I am a 26 year old woman. I want to be strong and I want to be fit, but I don’t want
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