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Fitness Together Ellicott City Oct 13, 2020 Nutrition

Halloween is almost here. But for those pursuing a healthier, physically fit lifestyle, the real scares stretch beyond those terrifying (and tempting) towers of fun size candy bars. For when the clock strikes midnight on Nov. 1, the true holiday smorgasbord begins to rise. Luckily, by taking a mindful snacking approach to the holiday season, you can enjoy holiday gatherings...

Ellicott City Fitness Together Sep 29, 2020 Fit Fun

Autumn a time of beautiful surroundings, sumptuous foods, and plenty of activity. A functionally fit lifestyle ensures seniors can enjoy every moment.

Aug 28, 2020 Nutrition

Mind over matter. The phrase suggests we can alter our circumstances through the sheer force of will. But did you know? Boosting the power of one’s mind may actually be a matter of, well, “matter” – specifically the food that nourishes our bodies.  Many clients come to Fitness Together to work out issues regarding hypertension, which is hallmarked...

Fitness Together Ellicott City Aug 18, 2020 Fitness

The last several months were almost designed to deep six any energy and metabolism balance we may have had pre-pandemic – from extracurricular snacking as we social distanced to the sheer sedentary nature of being stuck in one space for so long without much choice in the matter. Proper sleeping habits were also thrown completely out of whack because of stress and restructuring,...

Fitness Together Ellicott City Jul 17, 2020 Cardio

Slowly, but surely, restaurants are reopening. Some states have even reinstated dine-in service, with plenty of precautions. In Maryland, we still have to settle for takeout, temporarily. And settle, we will – because these last few months have been a long haul, and we long for the comforts of normalcy. But just because we are getting curbside service does not mean we...

Fitness Together Ellicott City Jul 8, 2020 News

On June 22, after more than three months of longing to see our customers and fellow fitness enthusiasts, Fitness Together Ellicott City opened its doors in accordance with local, state, and national guidelines, and the assistance and support of our corporate partners. While it was unfortunate we had to be apart for so long – the time-out seems to have yielded some unexpected...

Fitness Together Ellicott City Jun 19, 2020 Fitness

Knee pain and back pain and joint pain. Oh my. As we age, the tendons and ligaments that hold our bones together tend to stiffen, while osteoarthritis wreaks havoc on the cartilage in our joints. The cumulative effects result in soreness, stiffness, and ongoing pain. Approximately 50% of older adults suffer from chronic arthritis pain.  So many others endure aches...

Fitness Together Ellicott City May 21, 2020 Fitness

Plant-Based Diet Tips for Eating Green this Spring   Many of us have been busy discovering and indulging our inner chefs while social distancing. We’ve been cooking up impressive – and often improvisational – dishes with whatever we happen to have on hand. It’s been one of several silver linings during a frustrating and challenging experience. But,...

Fitness Together Ellicott City May 12, 2020 Fitness

Five Tips for Successful Active Aging The concept of active aging, or healthy aging, involves the optimization of our physical and mental welfare, now, so that our brains and our bodies continue to serve us well into the future. Active aging not only emphasizes an improved quality of life, but also a person’s ability to benefit their families and communities at an...

Fitness Together Ellicott City Apr 14, 2020 Fitness

Mindfulness and Meditation in Exercise During Isolation In times of incredible stress, it’s important we find a way to re-center ourselves. Regularly. Working out, under any conditions, has always been a phenomenal way to take our minds off of our troubles. Mindfulness and meditation in exercise can provide an added assist when events in the outside world feel as though...

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