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Fight Back with Fat

February is dedicated to love, but also to our trusty blood pumpers, our heart! The American Heart Association has named February as the American Heart Month in honor of promoting awareness of heart disease. To help prevent heart disease we should eat a balanced diet rich in whole foods. Certain whole foods contain fats crucial to protecting our most important…

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A Few Reasons I Love My FitBit

Working as a personal trainer for eight years, I have always owned a fitness watch of some sort. It’s always good to have a stop watch on hand (pun intended), and plus, they just look cool. My Dad bought me a Fitbit for my 30th birthday and I have been addicted ever since! Why? Well, because I’m of the generation…

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A “Healthier” Treat on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is Sunday, and it’s ok to treat yourself to a little something sweet. After all, moderation is key in a well balanced diet! Try treating yourself to something you can feel good about putting into your body with this simple decadent chocolate recipe. Made with dark chocolate, nuts, and fruit, it’s a treat that provides antioxidants and satisfies…

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If I had only 20 minutes to workout would I? …YES!

I already know what you’re thinking: “Ali you work in a health club! How can you not find time to work out? It’s 100 feet from your desk!” Well, you see, I don’t have a good excuse! On those busy days where there are meetings and deadlines, sometimes my blocked out workout time disintegrates. That said, if I only had…

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Is Juicing Worth the Time

Is juicing worth your time?

Instead of noshing on that yummy kale or spinach salad, why not drink it? New diet trends constantly hit the market and one of this year’s hot topics is juicing! It seems that every talk show host and celebrity is gulping down green concoctions and looking lean. But before you get started juicing, there are a few things you may…

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Top foods to help you lose weight

At MVP we love to see motivated members participating in classes or tackling the treadmill. Exercise is an important component of overall health, but what you lift to put in your mouth is just as important as what you lift on the weight rack. Dig into each of the five food groups below, and fuel up your body to become healthier…

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