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Wake Your Body Up as Soon as Your Alarm Goes Off

Posted on 2016-11-14

Waking up in the morning does not always seem simple. When your alarm goes off and you want to wake up your body, you may need to start moving around. Fortunately, a few simple morning stretches you do in your bed help you wake up your body and get ready to start your day. Spinal Twists A simple stretch you can do from the bed when you first wake up and turn off your alarm is a spinal twist. (read more)

3 Heart Pumping Facts

Posted on 2016-02-09

Your heart works extra hard to keep your body moving. Keep it in tip-top shape with our state of the heart fitness technology, only from ProForm®. Visit ProForm.com now to get great deals on our heart-healthy exercise equipment. (read more)

Tasty and Healthy Pumpkin Granola

Posted on 2015-10-30

Ingredients Directions Tasty and Healthy Pumpkin Granola Enjoy the rich flavors of the fall with this tasty and oh-so healthy pumpkin granola recipe. (Source: www.skinnytaste.com) Serving Size: 1⁄3 cup (makes 3 2⁄3 cups) Calories: 133 Ingredients ¼ cup uncooked quinoa, rinse well and pat dry with a paper towel 1 ½ cup rolled oats ¼ cup ground flaxseeds ¼ cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds) ¼ cup chopped pecans ½ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup real maple syrup (or honey) ¼ cup pumpkin puree 1 tsp. (read more)

Ghost in the Graveyard

Posted on 2015-10-21

You’ll Need: Family night games are a great way to keep active while enjoying the spooky Halloween season. You’ll Need: 3+ players (the more the merrier) safe zone (porch, tree, doghouse) “ghost” (aka choose a player) How to Play: The players close their eyes and count to 50 while the ghost hurries to hide somewhere outside in the yard. Once the players reach 50, they spread out and carefully start searching for the ghost. (read more)

Four Bite-Size Tips to Healthier Habits

Posted on 2015-09-29

Sleep Habit Understanding your sleep cycles could be the secret to feeling more restful. Click here to easily calculate when you should schedule bedtime. Emotional Habit A positive outlook on life is what nurtures motivation. Start each day with a good intention. Say out loud: “I am easily motivated and embrace the future with confidence.” Nutritional Habit It’s all about grocery shopping. When your fridge is full of fresh fruits and vegetables, it doesn’t make sense to eat out. (read more)

Compression Socks, Running Shorts, and Headbands

Posted on 2015-05-28

Did you know that looking good while exercising can actually improve your confidence and workout performance. However, some clothing—though attractive—can actually hinder your ability to work out and even cause injury. In order to avoid that catastrophe, know what to look for in athletic apparel. We recommend professionally fitted shoes, comfortable socks, stretchy and breathable clothing, and wide headbands that block harmful UV rays if running outside. The infographic below offers even more advice on fashion and function, as well as the proper way to care for fitness apparel so that it will last as long as possible. (read more)

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