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Olympic Nutrition

Posted by Dan on Thursday, February 4, 2010, In : General 
Have you ever wondered what goes into an olympians nutrtion regimine?  Have you enver wondered how closely studied olympians eating routines are?  How about you take a few minutes and look how premier this group of athletes really are.  There is a reason they are the best athletes in the world, this article helps show why.
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Workouts Catered to YOU!

Posted by Dan on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, In : General 
Here is what all of us gym goers are looking for who find some of the standard exercises difficult.  This is a fairly comprehensive list of your basic gym movements and multiple ways to cater them to your needs.  No matter if your strenght is out of this world or if you would rather use a resistance band.  This article gives you the correct way to execute them the correct way.

This is a great article to keep on hand in case ...
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Exercise & Staying Smart

Posted by Dan on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, In : General 
WooHoo!  The article that we have all been looking for.  This is an article that shows a direct correlation between exercise and smarts.  Yes it is true that the more and longer you exercise in life the longer you will keep your brain capacity and intelligence.  There are too many people that believe their brain is going to go way to early in life so here is the remedy.  KEEP EXERCISING!

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7 Ways to Change Your Life

Posted by Dan on Friday, January 15, 2010, In : General 
Typically we all go through a period of time where we are looking for ways to change our bad habits or get our lives back on track.  I thought this would be a good starting place for any of us who are going through that right now or might in the future.  Also, it is good read for the everyone because they are great healthy tips that we can all take a little bit of information from as well.
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Daily walking start-up

Posted by Dan on Monday, January 11, 2010, In : General 
Here is a neat gadget that you can use to get out of the holiday rut and back into your fitness groove.  We all know that it is easy to get away from our habits while we are in the holiday season but it is now time to get back to it.  Click on this link and follow it and you will head to a quick and easy start up for a daily walking program that will have you back in your groove in no time.

This is something fun that you can do with friends and family. ...
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Age is an advantage!!!!!

Posted by Dan on Friday, December 4, 2009, In : General 
This remarkable article looks at how age is an actual advantage in races these days.  In these days where we are seeing more participants in marathons, iron-mans, and ultra marathons, we are also seeing the age of participants and finishers go up.  Thus, I think this will be motivational for everyone to read.  It is true, you never reall get "old." 

Definately a must read and not time consuming either so check it out.
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It's That Easy

Posted by Dan on Sunday, November 29, 2009, In : General 
Here are a few ways in our everyday lifes to get a bit more fitness out of the day.  I know we all think that it is tough to exercise on certain days because we are so busy but if you implement some of these tactics you will find some great results in fitness.

Definately check this article out.
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Recover your diet from the Holidays

Posted by Dan on Friday, November 27, 2009, In : General 

It is now post Thanksgiving and we are all a bit worried about how we decimated our diets.  However, this article will give you some helpful pointers on how to get right back into your diet that you were following pre-Thanksgiving.

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20 minute workout solutions

Posted by Dan on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, In : General 
Even when you are busy this week remember that it only takes a moment to get in some type of activity to keep you healthy.  Here are some easy ways to take up 20 minutes and get a good workout in.  Also remember if you have little ones have them join you and you can tire them out a little bit. 
  For another solution if you have animals playing with them is a great solution too, thats always my choice.
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Stress Busters

Posted by Dan on Sunday, November 22, 2009, In : General 
As the holiday season is around the corner I'm sure that everyone is going to be soming across some stress and here is a few ways that you can bust some of that stress.  Also, if you find that these tips aren't helping I would suggest looking on google or other health and wellness sites to find other tips.
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Vibram Five Fingers

Posted by Dan on Friday, November 13, 2009, In : General 

  Seeing how we are such big fans of five fingers by Vibram I thought it would only be fitting to put up here the link to their site and flash a picture of what they are.  I would highly encourage everyone to check them out and give them a try! 

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H1N1 shot

Posted by Dan on Thursday, November 12, 2009, In : General 

This is not being put up here to scare you or worry you but we at functional fitness want you to be completely informed about this flu epidemic and all concerns with it.  That said, this article is about a boy who had the new H1N1 shot and then came down witha rare disease from it.  Again, this is not meant to scare, but merely to make you fully aware of all possibilities.

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How Much do you Know about Diabetes?

Posted by Dan on Thursday, November 12, 2009, In : General 
If you are curious about diabetes or just curious about how much you know about diabetes this is a great little quiz to take and test your diabetes IQ.  MSN also has some good links there for recipes and further information about diabetes.  The quiz wont take long at all so just take a few minutes from your day to arm yourself with some great knowledge.

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