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Break out of your routine and see results in less than 6 weeks!

Albert Einstein has long been misquoted in saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. While it may NOT have been Einstein that said this, and while this may NOT be the literal definition of insanity...
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Gain Ease of Movement (and Maybe Lose a Few Pounds) with Qigong

on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 @ 12:12 PM By | Claire Cohn | 0 Comments | Qigong in Marin Qigong benefits of Qigong Ease of movement
Do you have trouble moving chairs, taking clothes out of the dryer, or walking up and down stairs? Have you noticed your body doesn't bend and flex as easily as it did just a few years ago?  Maybe it's time to halt the degeneration of your body parts. Would you like to reduce pain? Cultivate vibrant energy and enjoy your life more? Then read on…
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Keep working out during the holiday season

During the holidays, it’s tempting to throw your workouts by the wayside with the promise to start again after the New Year. Research shows that when regular exercise stops, we start to lose the benefit of the previous exercise routine within a few weeks. Ones cardio level starts to wane, and muscle starts to atrophy.
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Make Your Own Chemical Free Hand Soap

Chemical Free?!  That was my response, two years ago, when a friend of mine started selling oils and talking to me about how I can make my own chemical free cleaning products to clean my house.  At first I was like “Yeah, yeah, whatever,” but when she started talking to me about all these chemicals that we come into contact with on a daily basis it made me rethink everything. Why wouldn’t I make my own cleaning products that are better for me and my home as well as the environment?
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Creating a Fall Ritual

The season is changing and we can all feel it. The air feels crisper. The smells more earthy. The wind more noticeable. SO WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE FALL AND HAVE YOUR OWN LITTLE RITUAL?
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Get off your...

I’m frequently approached by gym members, who have been working out on their own for months (even years), concerning the lack of results they are obtaining even though they workout 3-5 times a week. In discussing their routine, I typically discover that these individuals religiously adhere to performing the same workout circuit on the seated exercise machines that work individual muscle groups: Chest Press, Leg Press, Shoulder Press, etc. Their cardio of choice is commonly an exercise bike.     
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Be SMART about your goals

Are you feeling like you are in a rut with your workouts or weight loss goals? Maybe your workouts are not progressing the way you imagined they would when you crossed into 2018 and promised to take it up a notch this year?
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30 min Hotel Strength & Sweat Session

on Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 13:08 PM By | Kayla Burton | 0 Comments | hotel workout 30 minute workout stay fit on vacation
I get a lot of requests from clients and gym members alike for a workout routine they can do while they are traveling. It can be tricky to create a routine, especially if you are limited on equipment or are not sure what kind of “gym” the hotel you are staying at will have.
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Getting your workouts in on Vacation

I am no stranger to thinking of my vacations as a time to relax on all spectrums of what a vacation should be. Aside from looking forward to just getting away, I look forward to the delicious food paired with amazing wine, and simply dialing down the daily “go mode,” no matter my vacation destination, close by or abroad.
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The quest for Pre-Hab vs. Rehab

on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 13:06 PM By | Debbie Abell | 0 Comments | Pilates in Novato Knee Health Joint dysfunction Correcting the Knee Debbie Abell
The Knee The knee is a “victim joint.” That is, the knee is rarely the source of dysfunction, but rather the unfortunate victim (often painfully so) of alterations in hip and/or ankle motion. The knee has a propensity toward a “COMPENSATION PATTERN” described as a “functional valgus.” 
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