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Jan 30

January 30, 2015

New favorite drink: discount included!

Hydration is such a huge part of living a healthy lifestyle.  It’s a necessary component to staying healthy, fueling a workout before and after, and helping you feel (and work) your best. I get asked about hydration a lot.  Friends of mine don’t know what they should be drinking before, during, and after workouts.  I also hear many people complain that water is boring.  While I don’t agree with that necessarily, I can understand where they are coming from. There…

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Jan 8

January 8, 2015

Not all barre is created equal

I have wanted to try barre classes for a long time.  I was a dancer growing up (primarily ballet to be exact) and just the mention of “barre” made me a little giddy again.  Although my point shoes and tutu were long ago retired I figured I just had to try this out and see what it was like. I am glad I tried out so many different barre studios because as the title of this post points out: not…

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May 23

May 23, 2014

It’s all in the hips!

This post mostly relates to women but has some significance for men as well.  Ladies, our hips are something special.  They are made differently for us than men for a very big reason – we are built to produce babies.  This means our hips will eventually have to soften and expand in order to push a baby out.  Whether you decide to have children or not, your hips are still built a certain way that is different than men’s. What…

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