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Top 10 Workout Trends for 2015

The new year means new goals! I wanted to share with you the 10 trends that the American College of Sports Medicine has predicted for 2015. The cool thing about these trends is that people of all ages, sizes and function can do these! Read More »
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Creating an Easy, Effective and Fun Wellness Plan

I have said it many times: I want to exercise more and eat healthier. We can all make this statement, but if we don’t have a plan, the goal may fail. Setting the goal is just the first step. Know where you’re going, what resources you’ll need, who can help and — most importantly — what Plan B is when life throws a monkey wrench into Plan A. Read More »
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We All Have a Battle!

I love the fall in Sioux Falls. Not only is the weather gorgeous, but for many of us it is the start of school, football season and the Sioux Falls Marathon and Half Marathon. Each year I run in the race, I am in awe of the number of individuals who worked so hard throughout the summer to get ready for the race. Read More »
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Women measuring waistline

Changing The Way Of Measuring Progress Through Waist Circumference

Progress is defined as “the forward or onward movement toward a destination.” In the world of health and fitness, measuring progress usually means looking at your “magical” number that pops up on the scale, which either makes you happy or puts your day into a downward spiral. Read More »
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staying fit during cancer treatment

Staying Fit During Cancer Treatment

Exercise is important even while undergoing cancer treatment. It helps to maintain weight, improve mood, boost energy and promote better sleep; it is also enjoyable. However, many times I see patients who quit their exercise routine during cancer treatment. While it is important to follow your physician’s orders for medication, it is equally important to follow an exercise routine while undergoing cancer treatments. Read More »
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6 Simple Outdoor Exercises

Debbie enjoying the nice weather and shooting some hoops! The sun is finally shining and the grass is turning green. After our long winter, I am ready to get outdoors and get active! With the amount of options in outdoor activities, the park can be your gym, walking trails your treadmill and many other ways to stay active this summer. Read More »
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