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Healthy and Delicious Summer Foods

Below, we’ve rounded up seven summer foods and easy ways to prepare them for the greatest health benefits. Here’s a look at healthy summer foods you won’t want to miss this season: 1. Cucumber Want to feel cool as a cucumber during the sweltering heat of summer? ...

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Elevate Your Workouts With Resistance Training Bands

WHAT ARE RESISTANCE BANDS? Resistance bands are a means of strengthening and/or stretching your muscles, whether for aesthetics, athletic performance, or physical therapy. TYPES OF RESISTANCE BANDS Resistance Bands with Handles – These tube bands are primarily used...

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Compound Exercises You Should Be Doing

1. Hip Hinge or Deadlift This compound movement targets the forearms, lats, glutes, hamstrings, core stabilizers and upper-, mid- and lower-back. It’s an amazing exercise for the whole posterior chain.  Stand with feet about hip-width apart. Make sure you are close...

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Foods For Hair Healthy

Hair is a great marker of overall health. Good hair depends on the body’s ability to construct a proper hair shaft, as well as the health of the skin and follicles. Good nutrition assures the best possible environment for building strong, lustrous hair. But this is...

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What Are The Benefits of Cryotherapy

People, including self-described “Iceman” Wim Hof, claim that extreme cold can improve mental and physical health and even prolong life. So what does the science say? Research on cryotherapy is as new as is the trend for the treatment. So doctors do not fully...

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The Many Benefits of Castor Oil

A Natural Purgative Relieving constipation is one of the better-known uses of castor oil. A dose of fifty grams of castor oil mixed into warm milk gets the waste moving through the colon and out of the body. The oil is rich in fatty acids and, as such, is not...

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Progress Over Perfection

Progress Over Perfection Too often people strive for the ultimate goal and focus on perfection rather than progression. However, there is progress everywhere and we promise you, the journey will be so much more enjoyable if you acknowledge the little wins that take...

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Financial Health During The Holidays

The gift-giving season can be stressful for you and your bank account, especially since the rest of your bills don’t take snow days. Financial wellbeing is important to your overall health, which is why this year we suggest you stress less about the price tag of...

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The Daily Practice of Gratitude

 Gratitude is about grounding yourself and focusing on the good. The good can really be anything that makes you happy: from the cup of coffee you had this morning to the people in your life. Practicing gratitude is not lecturing yourself and saying “you...

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Is Muscle Confusion A Legit Training Theory?

If you ever get confused by fitness fads and trends, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Apparently, your muscles get confused, too. Muscle confusion, thought of when changing things up often in your workout to avoid a plateau, isn’t a scientific term.You won’t find it...

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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