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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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Top 9 Foods to Gain Muscle Mass

Posted: 06/17/2015

  1. Skinless Chicken Is an excellent source of high quality protein, which is important for muscle maintenance and repair, bone health, and weight maintenance. And of course, there are so many ways you can cook and prepare chicken. Go down to the store and you can easily find chicken meat cut into single serving sizes that can be seasoned and quickly cooked. 2....

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9 Health Benefits of Fiber

Posted: 06/10/2015

There’s no shortage of research showing how fiber may boost your health. Some of its top potential benefits include: Blood sugar control: Soluble fiber may help to slow your body’s breakdown of carbohydrates and the absorption of sugar, helping with blood sugar control. Heart health: An inverse association has been found between fiber intake and heart...

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The Importance of Food Journaling

Posted: 06/03/2015

A key component to your weight loss goals is food journaling.  It’s a great tool if you’re trying to lose weight and/or gain muscle.  It shows a level of accountability, commitment and mindfulness. Keeping a food diary can also double a person's weight loss, according to a study from Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research. Another study...

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8 Ways to Promote Wellness in the Workplace

Posted: 05/27/2015

Wellness programs are linked to greater productivity, less absenteeism, and a reduction of long-term health care costs.  Are you doing enough to ensure the health of your workforce?  Even if you don't have the resources to implement a complete wellness program, there are several things you can do that show your employees you value their health. Promote...

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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