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March Frozen Food Month: Budget Friendly Meal Ideas for Your Family

March Frozen Food Month: Budget Friendly Meal Ideas for Your Family

Did you know March is Frozen Food Month? You read that right — there’s a whole month dedicated to frozen foods. The event was created by the NFRA, a trade association representing the frozen and refrigerated food industry. While this month-long event is unlikely to make it onto any holiday calendars, it’s a limited opportunity to take advantage of the promotions that many grocery stores run on frozen foods during…

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Stretching 101: How to Avoid Injuries and Stretch Safely

Stretching 101: How to Avoid Injuries and Stretch Safely

Stretching is a lengthening of your muscles that improves your flexibility, joint range of motion, balance, and stability. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends stretching at least two to three times per week. Depending on your fitness routine, you may be an avid stretcher or only touch your toes when you’re feeling sore after a workout. But stretching is something that people at every fitness level and frequency should…

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Meditation and Mental Health: How Regular Meditation Can Help Your Family

Meditation and Mental Health: How Regular Meditation Can Help Your Family

Meditation, like fitness, is a practice that comes in many different forms. Most meditations focus on conscious breathing, visualization, or mantras. Meditation is an effective way to improve your mental and physical well-being. Having a mood-boosting tool in your back pocket is especially important as winter makes the days shorter and colder — which can make it harder to get outside to exercise and can negatively impact your mood. Starting…

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Why Physical Activity is Important for Children

Why Physical Activity is Important for Children

Regular physical activity has a number of health benefits that we talk about often, but typically we’re talking about adults and how you can build a sustainable, healthy fitness lifestyle. Establishing healthy fitness routines is also important for children, as creating healthy exercise habits in childhood can lead to healthier, happier adulthoods.  For many of us, exercise can occasionally be a means to an end — to lose weight, to…

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Fall Family Friendly Fitness Ideas

Fall Family Friendly Fitness Ideas

There’s no better cheerleader in your fitness journey than a supportive family. And a great way to support your family in their fitness and enjoy bonding time is by exercising together. Regular exercise is a powerful tool to inspire a good mood, which means that a family workout can often be a happy time spent together as a family. This is particularly powerful when our day-to-day lives are so busy. …

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Why We Believe Fitness Should Be Accessible to Everyone

Why We Believe Fitness Should Be Accessible to Everyone

As fitness fanatics, we know that incorporating regular exercise into your life can have resounding benefits for your health, happiness, and wellbeing. Unfortunately, fitness isn’t always accessible to everyone and there are a variety of factors that can make it difficult for people to start and maintain a regular fitness routine and enjoy the many benefits of physical activity.  Benefits of Regular Exercise Incorporating regular fitness into your life has…

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Cardio for Everyone

Cardio for Everyone

Cardio is an important part of a balanced fitness routine, but finding a cardio activity that is enjoyable and accessible can feel like a challenge. For many people, when you think about cardio you may picture an endless run and lots of huffing and puffing, which can be discouraging if you don’t like to run or have physical limitations or injuries that make running painful or inaccessible. There’s more to…

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How to Include Your Kids in Your Fitness Routine

How to Include Your Kids in Your Fitness Routine

As a parent, finding time to get a workout in can be a challenge. Parenting is a full-time job and making the time in your busy schedule for fitness is often of a lower priority than all the other tasks you need to get done in a day. But your fitness routine doesn’t need to be exclusive from quality time spent with your family! Including your kids in your workouts…

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Why We Believe in Building an Inclusive Fitness Community

Why We Believe in Building an Inclusive Fitness Community

The physical fitness industry is continually growing. Regular exercise is a big part of many people’s day-to-day activities and is a goal many others are trying to implement. Unfortunately, the fitness industry can sometimes be exclusionary and intimidating to people trying to get started with an exercise routine. This is why we believe in creating a community where fitness is inclusive to everyone. When exercise feels inclusive, more people will…

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