Fitness & Wellness Blog

Home Meal Delivery, then… and Now…

21st Century Fast Food We all know it: that dire moment when we return home exhausted from a harried day and realize we have no idea what to make for dinner and no bandwidth to even consider cooking from scratch. In the past, options for fast, convenient nourishment were to nuke a TV dinner or […]

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Pilates and all Athletes…weekend warriors to pros

How Pilates Helps Athletes   by Nora St. John, MS on May 18, 2017 Professional athletes of all kinds have discovered that adding Pilates to their training can improve performance, reduce injury, speed recovery and help their hardworking bodies stay balanced and healthy (Caple 2016; Knowlton 2016; Knowles 2016; Saxon 2016). For recreational athletes or […]

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Menopause & Movement

Mind-Body Exercise and Menopause Are you in menopause? Chances are that you sometimes feel that you are not in control of your body! If you are seeking ways to cope with unpleasant menopausal symptoms, you may want to try yoga and other mind-body practices. Shirley Archer, JD, MA, 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year, […]

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Reflection Develops Growth

As we reflect on 2016, what have each of us gleaned? Out of our experiences comes personal development. Have the trials you faced this past year developed strength, perseverance, character?…failures-new goals, determination, purpose?…successes-humbleness, sharing, joy? What will these past experiences bring to your future maturity? If we are not learning, growing and expanding our physical, […]

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Personal Training Special

It is not too late to take advantage of our Holiday/New Year’s Personal Training Special! Purchase 5 sessions and receive 1 Free. Expires Jan. 31, 2017. Good for new clients. Give the gift of health to yourself, friend or loved one!

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Nutrition Facts Panel Puts Spotlight on Added Sugars

Nutrition Facts Panel Puts Spotlight on Added Sugar by Sandy Todd Webster on Jul 21, 2016 Food Policy                               It’s been more than 20 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave the Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods a […]

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Recipe for Health: Millet Cherry Bars

From: IDEAFit Here’s more proof that you don’t need to dish out your hard-earned cash for energy bars designed in factories when making your own inspiring version is easy, even for the culinary challenged. Not just for the birds, millet is an inexpensive gluten-free grain that gives these bars great texture and nutritional firepower. This […]

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Start Memorial Day Off with a Bang & a Bend.. Then Honor our Service Men & Women

We are having a Special Memorial Day Core N’ Strength Pilates based class Monday May 30, 9-10am  special holiday fee: only $5 a person Just Dance Conservatory 7900 Steubenville Pike Imperial, PA 15126 in the Essex Plaza where Garden of Eating Wake up, stabilize, mobilize for your day’s activities: biking hiking, flipping burgers, playing with […]

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Good Friday

Time to be humble and thankful for the life one Man give so we could have ours! My Winning Words© For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son,  that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.   John 3:16 It seems contrary to human reason and logic to call […]

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“Sweetheart” of a Deal for You for February

We are offering a heart pumping personal training special for “Heart” month. Purchase 4 personal training sessions & receive 1 FREE. Why give flowers that wilt in a week or candy that is sugar laden? Heck we just got back to our regular eating habits after the holidays. Maybe you started out in January with […]

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