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Do you track your workouts?

You might want to. As the old adage goes, ” Fail to plan, plan to fail.” I’m sure among the high-level executives, leaders, business owners, educators and parents who are members at Flow, these words have come out of their mouths at one point or another when describing ways to become successful.  It’s true. From…

Get Results in Less Time

The most common problem in fitness is that people don’t have enough time to exercise. But it seems that there is a solution: Research has been building on the benefits of high-intensity interval training, also known as HIIT. In fact, some research has shown that as little as 60 seconds of strenuous exertion provides the…

5 Benefits of Exercise That Never Crossed Your Mind

You know the benefits of exercising, right?   A great way to get in shape and/or lose weight.  Improve your health.   Help your heart.  Relieve stress. And so on… You’re heard those reasons. But what if there’s more?   What if there are benefits to exercise that you no one ever tells you? Here are my…

There Is No Finish Line: Healthy Tips for Daily Living

Many people begin the year with lofty goals and aspirations. A large percentage are health related: Get fit and stay healthy; Lose weight; Exercise more.   All of these are excellent goals, but how many people actually stay the course? Most lose momentum quickly, especially if they don’t experience quick success. (Who hasn’t wanted to…

Sculpt a Better Life With a Strong Core

** This post contributed by Dr. Traci Grandfield Core strength is one of the major foundations to our health and, consequentially, quality of life. The definition of core is “the most central or most important part of something.”  The core is where we generate the power to drive our bodies in every action they perform….

Massage.  A luxury, or necessary component of taking care of your body?

If you’re like most people, you might consider massage to be a luxury.  Something you do every now and then on a “spa” day.  Yes, a massage is relaxing, but it’s so much more than that. Here are three healthy reasons to book a massage today: Relieves stress.  Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent…

You Can’t Out-Exercise Bad Eating Habits

As we  begin 2016, on top of the list of goals for the year is to get healthy.  This can take many forms: losing weight, going to the gym. running a marathon, eating better, moving more, better posture, eight hours of sleep, etc. However, many of us run into pitfalls on our way to health….

5 Tips for Successful New Year’s Resolutions

As we round the corner and enter the last stretch of 2015, your thoughts may turn toward the New Year, and resolutions. Between 40 and 50% of us actually make resolutions, and losing weight or being fit and healthy rank among the top resolutions made each year.  However, 25% of people give up their resolutions inside…

I don’t have time to workout.

You’ve heard the excuse.  You may have even used it yourself. And yet, it’s likely not entirely true. Have you ever stopped to think what might happen if you don’t exercise? We often don’t think about health, until it’s too late.  Better to make it a priority right now, rather than wish you did, on your way…