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5 Health Benefits of Eating Breakfast

Posted: 09/02/2015

1. It may protect your heart In a recent study that involved almost 27,000 men, researchers found that those who didn’t eat a morning meal were 27 percent more likely to develop heart disease than those who did. Research indicates that people who skip breakfast gain weight, which can lead to diabetes as well as high cholesterol and blood pressure—all of which...

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Reasons To Keep Hydrated

Posted: 08/26/2015

  It has zero calories Drinking water instead of soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and alcohol can reduce a substantial amount of caloric intake that your body isn't even craving. Not only is this a good way to maintain a healthy diet, but it might just make enough of an impact to help you maintain a healthy weight. Plus, you can always give it some flavour...

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Benefits of Antioxidants

Posted: 08/12/2015

Antioxidants come up frequently in discussions about good health and preventing diseases. These powerful substances, which mostly come from the fresh fruits and vegetables we eat, prohibit (and in some cases even prevent), the oxidation of other molecules in the body. The benefits of antioxidants are very important to good health, because if free radicals are left unchallenged,...

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Weight Training Basics

Posted: 08/05/2015

Weight Training Basics Lift an appropriate amount of weight. Start with a weight you can lift comfortably 12 to 15 times.  For most people a single set of 12 repetitions with the proper weight is a good starting point.  For those looking to tone, 15 reps would be a good starting point. To gain muscle 8 to 10 reps is recommended.  As you get stronger,...

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Reasons to Hire a Trainer

Posted: 07/29/2015

  1. Trainers provide accountability and motivation Do you want to face your trainer and tell her that you didn’t work out yesterday? Sure, you can get this accountability from a dedicated friend who works out with you, but this is the trainer’s job. He or she has a vested interest in seeing that you complete your workouts. Also, if you’re paying...

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8 Foods to Eat for Better Sleep

Posted: 07/22/2015

Cherries: Cherries are a great source of naturally occurring melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate your sleep cycle. In fact, one study showed that adults who drank two daily glasses of tart cherry juice slept on average 40 minutes longer with greater sleep efficiency. The juice has also been shown to help reduce the severity of insomnia in some sufferers. Add some dry tart...

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The Natural Route to Treat High Blood Pressure

Posted: 07/15/2015

  There are many ways to treat high blood pressure, including lifestyle changes and/or medications. If you are interested in turning to traditional and herbal treatments for lowering your blood pressure, you have many options. If you are thinking of trying herbs for medical reasons, whether that means using the whole herb or a supplement, speak to your doctor first....

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8 Foods for Better Skin

Posted: 07/08/2015

As we age, the surface layer of the skin thins. The layer beneath the surface also loses collagen — skin's scaffolding — and elastin, fibres that give skin its bounce. Far beneath the surface, fat cells also shrink. Resulting in wrinkling and sagging skin. You can blame some of this on exposure to the sun. Ultraviolet rays damage the skin and generate unstable...

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The Role of Sweat

Posted: 07/01/2015

  For most athletes, sweating feels incredibly uncomfortable. But for good reason; your body relies on evaporative cooling as the primary mechanism to decrease surface body temperature and prevent overheating. During activities in the heat, the cardiovascular system works overtime in order to provide blood to the working muscles, as well as increase blood flow to the...

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Why Stretching is Just as Important as Exercise

Posted: 06/24/2015

  Did you know that regular stretching is just as important as regular exercise? If you're like me, you probably neglect this aspect of your fitness regime, even though stretching has major benefits. Stretching can improve flexibility, resulting in improved range of motion in your joints. Also, better flexibility may help decrease your risk of injuries by helping...

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PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO

Fitness TogetherAndover
166 N Main St
Suite 3A
Andover, MA   01810
p. (978) 623-8181
Map

HOURS OF OPERATION

By Appointment Only