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Featured Recipe: Kelp Noodles with Creamy Coconut Tahini Sauce

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 25, 2017 10:16:16 PM / by Amanda Hershberg posted in Featured Recipe

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Comfort food is reinvented with this exotic combination of creamy coconut sauce, fresh veggies and Kelp noodles. Don’t be intimidated by the ingredients list if Kelp noodles are new to you! They can be found in the soy/vegan or specialty foods section of many grocery stores (including Whole Foods) and are an excellent source of calcium and iron. This recipe makes a generous portion so you can treat your Valentine to a delicious dinner and have extra leftovers for grab-and-go lunches!

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Is Sitting Really the New Smoking?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Karah Weldy posted in Active Wellness, Toolkit

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“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” This statement was given by Dr. James Levine, Director of Mayo Clinic–Arizona State University,  in a recent interview covering his research on the adverse effects of a sedentary lifestyle.

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5 Steps to Mindfulness

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 13, 2017 5:50:26 PM / by Karah Weldy posted in Mindfullness

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It’s been said that mindfulness in the workplace can increase productivity and reduce stress. The question is, what is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a gentle effort to be aware moment to moment. It’s living in the present moment so all of your energy is directed to right now. In the present moment your focus is clear, ideas flow freely and solutions arise.

You can train your brain to be more mindful. It’s just like strengthening a muscle. Try the following exercises to become more mindful:

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Featured Recipe: Grab & Go Breakfast Jars

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2016 4:47:54 PM / by Amanda Hershberg posted in Featured Recipe

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Blueberry French Toast in a Jar

There is nothing better than warm comfort food to start your day. This healthy featured recipe is a twist on a breakfast classic will soon be a household favorite. Whole grains, fiber, protein and antioxidants mean that this jar offers more than just delicious flavors.

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6 Fitness Trends to Observe in 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 12, 2016 7:30:25 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Fitness Trends

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Earlier this month, Club Industry identified six key insights about fitness trends coming in 2017. We've summarized those insights on this post. Be sure to read Club Industry's full article for a deeper look at the fitness trends.

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Medical Fitness Network Features Tri-City Wellness Center

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by Elizabeth Studebaker posted in Medical Fitness

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The Tri-City Wellness Center is being featured as the Medical Fitness Network's Facility for  the Month for December 2016, and will also be featured as their Facility of the Week this week . See their feature here and be sure to follow the MFN on Facebook here.
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The Future of Health Clubs May Lie in Lifestyle Coaching

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 3, 2016 1:00:00 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Lifestyle Coaching

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Last week, Club Industry published an article titled "The Future of Health Clubs May Lie in Lifestyle Coaching." The original article offers insight into lifstyle coaching and how a lifestyle coach is a "goals-oriented trainer who has adopted a holistic approach to shape his or her client’s diet, habits and general mindset, generally with training and certifications that help them do so."


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ACE's 10 Fitness Trends to Watch in 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 2, 2016 5:50:29 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Fitness Trends

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Every year, the fitness industry sees trends both new and old return to the forefornt of popularity.  The American Council on Exercise this week released it's top selections for fitness trends in 2017. To read the full list with indepth commentary, visit the ACE website.

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Featured Recipe: Vegan Quinoa Salad + Creamy Ginger Lime Chili Dressing

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2016 5:39:03 PM / by Amanda Hershberg posted in Featured Recipe, vegan

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This protein and flavor packed salad does not disappoint! A rainbow of vegetables, chickpeas and quinoa make this featured recipe a nutrient dense dish that is delightfully filling. No dairy and no added oils make this one appropriate for those following a whole food, plant-based lifestyle.


Bonus: the raw dressing means that prep is quick and easy, You will love this unique plant powered recipe! (Serves: 4).

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Active at Medical Fitness Associations 25th Annual Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2016 9:17:42 PM / by Elizabeth Studebaker posted in Medical Fitness, Medical Fitness Association

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Team Active was proud to be part of the MFA 25th Annual Conference in Orlando, FL this past week, alongside industry leaders including Medical Fitness Association CEO Bob Boone, 18th Surgeon General of the United States Regina Benjamin, Johnny G., IHRSA's Nicole Johnson, and many others. President & CEO Bill McBride presented on "Trends in Health, Fitness and Wellness" and "Opportunities To Improve The Fitness, Wellness, Medical Continuum."

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