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Active IHRSA 2017 - Highlight Video

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 20, 2017 4:26:45 PM / by Mark Penacerrada posted in Active Wellness, IHRSA, IHRSA2017

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ICYMI - It was a great week for Team Active Wellness at the IHRSA 2017 Conference. 31 of our team members from 10 different States gathered to meet, network, and learn from other industry leaders.
 Thank you to our partners, sponsors, and planning team that made all of this possible.

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Featured Recipe: "Cheez" Cake Fruit Dip

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2017 8:35:00 PM / by Amanda Hershberg posted in Featured Recipe

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Recipe source: Body Fit Fusion | Link: www.bodyfitfusion.net

  

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this seasonal treat, made with plant-based ingredients to fuel your active life. Find more recipes by Active Wellness team members Amanda Hershberg, CPT on her blog here.

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Club Business International Features Active's #WhyGetActive Video

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2017 8:44:12 PM / by Jessica Isle

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This month, Club Business International featured Active's #WhyGetActive video, which won the top prize in IHRSA's 2016 video competition. In the article Active President & CEO Bill McBride shares  the team's vision in creating the winning video, helping secure a $500 sponsorship prize from IHRSA to be directed to Active's charity of choice, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin & Petaluma.
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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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Source: Body Fit Fusion | Link: www.bodyfitfusion.net

 

 

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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Source: Body Fit Fusion | Link: www.bodyfitfusion.net

 

 

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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