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Don’t leave a great night’s sleep to chance

Without any scientific data to tell us so, we know that a great night’s sleep is, well, GREAT!  While we cannot control all of the factors that go into a good night’s sleep, there is much we can do to set the stage for a night of high quality sleep. Make your bedroom environment conducive […]

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Yep – You can “eat lean” during the holidays!

It is possible to “eat lean” over the holidays.  Yes, you can eat your way through the holidays without giving up on your fitness & health goals.  Here is how: Step 1: Reconnect with your goals, especially the part about how important your fitness and health are to you and why you are doing the […]

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Ten Reasons to Focus on Fitness During the Holidays!

Stay Fit & Healthy this Holiday Season! Here are ten reasons to focus on fitness during the holidays: Exercise reduces stress and increases energy. Your body appreciates structure and routine; the more you stick to your workout schedule, the better you will feel. Exercising improves mental focus and clarity.  And it makes it easier to […]

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Staying fit and healthy over the holidays!

I have been encouraged to post holiday fitness and health tips. But I have never been one to believe there is a silver bullet or a list of 10 things to do to keep fit over the holidays.  Everyone is different.  Everyone has different needs.  Everyone responds to holiday stress in different ways. The best […]

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Fitness and Exercise is Social – and that is good!

For my whole life, (okay, maybe not my whole life, just since I was five), I have been exercising in a group.  I started swimming competitively at the age of five and have just recently taken a sabbatical at the age of 53 (you do the math). And with my work schedule of opening up […]

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Everyone is excited about new faces!

Last Saturday was the second day of Fit Moms. It is now a class where you can sign up for the days that you are able to attend. There are many new faces along with familiar faces from last week. A mom from last week had commented, “I don’t remember sweating last week,” she said […]

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Moms are getting fit at Strand Fitness

We started our second Fit Mom workshop series today, led by Kristina Weller.  She focused on helping new moms learn post natal bodywork and fitness techniques to get back in shape “post baby.”  We are off to a great start.  The women enjoyed learning about balance, core work, and posture.  They also enjoyed the company […]

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Yes, You Can Be Fit!

I am working on some speeches that I am going to be giving in April, and I was anticipating the question that gets asked many times…. “What is the one thing that a person can do to get fit?” Or said in a different way, “What is the single thing that gets in people’s way?” […]

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Calling all new mom’s!

We had great results from our first Fit Moms Workshop.  The moms loved it.  They loved getting their bodies back in shape, and they enjoyed sharing the camaraderie of working out with other new moms. One participant had this to say! “Of course I will be back. I’m happy to share this with others as […]

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Special Fitness Workshop for New Moms!

Check it out!  Strand Fitness and Kristina Weller are hosting a special fitness workshop for new moms!  Orientation meeting is happening on February 2nd.  Workshop starts on Saturday, February 9th and goes for 4 consecutive Saturdays.  Share this post with new mom’s who might be wanting to get back in shape now that their baby […]

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