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Why Spot Reduction Doesn’t Work

Why Spot Reduction Doesn’t Work One common question we get at Flow is how to lose fat in a specific area. We hate to break it to you — but it’s impossible to spot-reduce fat. So you can stop doing endless crunches to melt belly fat, or eternal tricep dips to slim your arms. Instead,…

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

As we enter the month of February and the craziness of the holidays, New Year’s resolutions and finding a new routine start to fade, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed. Perhaps you’ve fallen back into old habits, or are disappointed that you haven’t started working toward your health goals for the year. If this…

Sleep: Your Most Important Training Partner

By Flow Coach, Mackennon Klink, B.S., CSCS, PN1 Did you know that roughly 30% of adults sleep fewer than 6 hours each night? Poor sleep quality and quantity can have a huge effect, both inside and outside the gym.  Poor sleep is associated with negatively impacting your workouts, recovery, sex life, mood, dietary decisions, and…

#thelast100days: December ~ Renew You

December is here, and we invite you to consider Renewal. Renew (verb): to restore or replenish What do you do to restore your vitality?  This isn’t about being well, but it certainly contributes to your well being.  Renewal practices are like hitting the reset button.  Not something you do every day, but reserved for “every…

Three Quick Tips to Develop a Meditation Practice

written by, Flow Coach Nigel Bryant Feeling stressed lately? Like all humans, we go through the ups and downs of life and sometimes our mind gets the best of us. This is something that while can be inhibiting, is totally normal. Especially with regard to exercise. Your mind can make or break your work out….

#thelast100days: November ~ Be Well.

As we move into November, we shift the focus from Move More to Be Well. Every day, you make hundreds of decisions, whether you realize it or not, on being well.  With each choice, you move toward wellness (eating greens), or further away (sitting for hours on end). As we move through this month, we…

Seven Gym Mistakes to Avoid

By Flow Coach, Mackennon Klink, B.S, CSCS, Pn1 As you begin to move more, you will make many mistakes on your journey. And you know what? Good. This is totally normal. Every mistake you can possible make hasbeen done a thousand times before. However, ifwedon’t learn from our past or history, we are doomed to…

Five Warm-up Tips to Boost Performance & Avoid Injuries

Getting hurt sucks! We exercise to lose weight, build muscle, feel better, and improve quality of life.  However, it is tough to do any of these while sidelined with an injury. Though it is next to impossible to prevent ALL injuries, there are steps that we can take to reduce the likelihood and, in the…

The Type of Training You Need the Most, But Are Not Doing

Mobility is a big buzz word in the health, fitness, and performance world. Open any fitness magazine or Instagram page and you can read about ways to improve mobility. While the information is abundant, there is still a lot of confusion as to what it is and how to add it into your everyday life. …

Underperforming? Try This All-Natural Enhancer

Whether it is at work or in the gym, we are all looking for an edge.  We work hard for our goals, yet sometimes our progress stalls, like a teenager learning to drive a stick shift. There are many ways to get great results, and often they’ll cost you money for a special product that…