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FWAV Is Now Offering Reflexology!

OverviewReflexology is the ancient art of foot massage which originated in China and which was also known to the Ancient Egyptians. It is believed that energy runs through the body in channels known as meridians and that massage of the feet stimulates these energy...

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Movement Improves Brain Function at Any Age

By Cynthia HornerWe have a brain because we move. A sea squirt attaches itself to a rock so it no longer needs to move, then it does an extraordinary thing; it eats its brain, all other body functions continue without its brain. If we have a brain because we move,...

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10 Amazing Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training

Improved Insulin SensitivityInsulin sensitivity, or how well your cells respond to insulin, has a big impact on how well you tolerate carbohydrates, and whether those carbohydrates will affect your ability to mobilize fatty acids. Reduced insulin sensitivity means...

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How To Care For Your Workout Clothes

First things firstTry to avoid leaving sweaty clothes in your gym bag, crumpled up in your laundry basket or on the bathroom floor. Leaving sweaty items stashed somewhere can become a breeding ground for bacteria (and even mold) if they are left too long. Bacteria...

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Everything You Need To Know About Sodium

ARE SALT AND SODIUM THE SAME?No. Salt is a compound called Sodium Chloride while Sodium is a chemical element (Na) found in the Earth’s crust.WHAT DOES SODIUM DO?Sodium is an essential nutrient for human beings because it regulates blood volume, blood pressure,...

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Spicy End to Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps are generally associated with, you know, exercise. A runner's calf goes into an excruciating clench, a tennis star's thigh becomes unusable right before the match. The thing is, muscle cramps don't just happen when muscles are tired or overworked.As a...

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10 Benefits of Bone Broth

1. It heals a leaky gut. The gelatin in bone broth protects and heals the mucosal lining of the digestive tract and helps aid in the digestion of nutrients.2. Fights infections such as colds and flu.  A study published in the journal Chest shows...

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Different Types of Stretching

Static StretchingStatic stretching, the kind a fitness instructor leads at the end of a class, involves stretching a body part to its farthest position and then holding it for 30 seconds or more. It does not involve bouncing or rapid movements, just a mild,...

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Natural Remedies For Allergy Relief

Diet and overall health can make a big difference when it comes to allergies!1. Apple Cider VinegarApple cider vinegar is an age old remedy that is often recommended for a variety of health conditions. I’ve personally used it for allergy relief (and heartburn...

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Can Super Foods Equal Super Performance?

“Superfood” has been a buzzword for years, but it’s really more of a marketing term than an official food-industry classification. Still, superfoods generally have one thing in common: They pack a significant nutrient punch. They may be high in one nutrient in...

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Atmosphere means a lot to me and as an older female I felt large gyms were too intimidating. The atmosphere with Fitness with a View has been wonderful! I also have had hand, shoulder, and knee injuries and Jamie is constantly monitoring my exercises to be sure I strengthen and not re-injure these spots. I would definitely recommend them to anyone!

- Sara

I only had my last 20 pounds to lose and I have done so. Not only did I meet my goals initially set with Jamie, but we continue to strive for new ones! I must remind myself of the little goals each day. Although I continue to be goal oriented of course the main goal is to be a mentally and physically healthy mother and wife to my family.

- Lorri