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Trainer Corner: How to Alleviate Knee Pain Through Exercise

Jan 8, 2020 Fitness Tips

With winter sports season in full swing, now is the perfect time to talk about knee health. Knee pain is one of the most common ailments we see, and yet, it can be alleviated with proper care.

Five Healthy Crockpot Recipes to Set & Forget on a Busy Day

Jan 2, 2020 Fitness Tips

What if there was an appliance tucked away in the back of your kitchen cabinets that could save you time and money and also deliver flavorful and tender meals? It’s the crockpot (or slow cooker), and we happen to think it’s one of the best tools in the kitchen for a busy person in need of a healthy and filling dinner at the end of a long day.

Should You Be Pressing?

Billy Pratt, BA, CPT, PAS, GIPS, CFMSP, Pn1 Dec 30, 2019 Strength

Who remembers the 1970s when health clubs and gyms starting popping up all over the place? The media had just begun to latch onto bodybuilders like Arnold Schwarzenegger & Rachel McLish and the idea of lifting weights for aesthetics & health was no longer considered a fringe practice, reserved for football players and eccentric people. By the '80s the general public...

Laurie Emanuel’s Stir Fried Ginger Shrimp (FT client, Fitness Together--Freehold NJ)

Laurie Emanuel Dec 30, 2019 Nutrition

Thanks to FT (Freehold, NJ) client Laurie Emanuel for providing us this light and healthy recipe of the week!   Food weight: 3.0   Serving suggestion: add a side of brown rice and sautéed spinach and you have a beautiful nutrition-packed dinner in minutes.    Ingredients: Ingredients: 1 pound raw cleaned shrimp 1 tablespoon chopped...

How to Prepare for a Strong Start in the New Year

Dec 27, 2019 Fitness Tips

Now is the perfect time to take a few steps to prepare yourself for a strong start to the new year (and new decade). You have a much better chance of making positive long-lasting changes when you’ve laid the groundwork ahead of time, rather than waiting until January 1.

Why You Should Give the Gift of Wellness This Year

Dec 19, 2019 Fitness Tips

Material things can only bring happiness in the short term, but experiences and transformation can change lives for the long haul. That’s why, this holiday, we suggest thinking outside of the box when you’re coming up with gifts for your loved ones and consider giving them the gift of wellness.

Put More Power Into Your Swing

Billy Pratt, BA, CPT, PAS, GIPS, CFMSP, Pn1 Dec 3, 2019 Strength

It's the beginning of December and we just got our first plowable snowfall of the season, which means that the golf courses up here in the Northeast are closed.  So why should I write something on putting more distance into your golf game?  Well now that the golf season up here is in hibernation this is the perfect time to work on your strength & conditioning...

Spinach Salad with Grilled Portobello Mushroom

Billy Pratt, BA, CPT, PAS, GIPS, CFMSP, Pn1 Dec 3, 2019 Nutrition

Food Weight: 2.0   A simply delightful salad and a healthy addition to any meal.    Ingredients: Yield: 2 servings 4 cups washed and dried spinach leaves (preferably organically grown) 2 large ripe (and tasty) tomatoes, diced 2 large Portobello mushrooms 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic,  minced Juice from...

Five Healthier Takes on Thanksgiving Classic Side Dishes

Nov 20, 2019 Fitness Tips

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and it’s time to begin planning your menu if you’ll be cooking this year. While this festive holiday is not the time to worry about being perfect with your diet, you can consider creating a few lightened-up dishes that still deliver on taste.

Five Beneficial Health and Wellness Books

Nov 13, 2019 Fitness Tips

Reading is so much more than entertainment, it’s a chance to expand your horizons, challenge your mind and educate yourself on parts of life where you may need a little help. Here are our top five health and wellness books that do just that.

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