FITNESS CLUB

by / on November 4, 2013 at 11:47 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Path to Peace:Live in the Present

What does it mean to be present? Being present is simply being, or existing, in this very moment. Living in the moment will create a life that is filled with calmness and peace; we all want a life filled with peace, but in today’s day and age, life can become swamped. Trying to balance work life and being a parent, [...]

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by / on October 7, 2013 at 10:55 am / in FITNESS CLUB

College Fitness

Starting out at college is a time of excitement, anticipation, and oftentimes, extreme nervousness. One of the biggest sources of anxiety for students is unrelated to academics…a large percentage of students greatly fear the famous and dreaded freshman 15. The truth is, this isn’t an irrational fear: Most college students will gain between 15 and 25 pounds by the end [...]

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by / on September 9, 2013 at 10:23 am / in FITNESS CLUB

You Are Your Thoughts

The simple reality is that our language and thoughts offer a framework for meaning. Think on this powerful idea for a second: your words and thoughts determine your reality. If you call an obstacle a “problem” or “a mess,” you will create a different emotional state within you than if you call the issue “an opportunity” or “a challenge that [...]

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by / on May 30, 2013 at 8:53 am / in DINING, FITNESS CLUB

Superfoods – Down the Rabbit Hole

A few things you should know about me right off the bat, I’m an avid yogi and ultimate pizza lover. Doesn’t matter what time of day, hot or cold, if there is pizza anywhere in the vicinity, I will eat it. Saying that “out loud” seems somewhat contradictory…daily power vinyasa followed by (delicious) cheesy, greasy pizza. But hey, I like [...]

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by / on April 23, 2013 at 3:22 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Mind-Full-Ness

The other day, I did a yoga class with a new instructor who was very keen on mindfulness. Very, very keen. So keen, in fact, that he had us spend what felt like an hour standing and thinking about how our toes felt pressing into our mats, how our fingertips felt brushing against our yoga pants, how our hair felt [...]

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by / on January 8, 2013 at 11:01 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Say Hello to Small Group Training

Have you hit a fitness plateau? This could be in the areas of fat loss, strength gain, or speed and power. whatever it may be – it’s time for a change. Your body gets used to the same activities, same foods and in general the daily routine of life. Specific targeted change to shock the body into doing something outside [...]

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by / on January 4, 2013 at 5:13 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Resolutions

Bet the locker room was packed this morning, wasn’t it? Just chock full of people trying to carry out their New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry. It won’t last. Studies show that the vast majority of us don’t keep the resolutions we make for more than a few days – a month at most. I know why. It’s because we resolve [...]

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by / on September 29, 2012 at 6:02 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Nutrition vs Exercise

As a fitness professional I am often asked about how to exercise to lose weight…here’s what my 30 years in the business and the stacks of research from my Master’s thesis have taught me thus far. If weight loss is your goal you will most likely be disappointed with exercise; as it will be slow and not as substantial as [...]

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by / on September 24, 2012 at 9:20 am / in FITNESS CLUB

New Fitness Club App

As fall approaches and more people renew their love for indoor workouts at the gym, The Club at White Oaks has a little something to make the transition easier. New this week is the release of the White Oaks Club app, so jam-packed full of convenient features and useful information, it might just become your new BFF. The entire club [...]

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by / on July 4, 2012 at 8:07 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

S’UP? Yoga…

Waikiki is for surfers. From the minute the sun peeks over the horizon in the morning to when it dips down over the mountains in the evening, they are there. Waiting. For that ubiquitous and yet elusive next wave. They are poetry in motion. Their bodies may be the finest display of core training there is (without a single abdominal [...]

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