Tag Archive: health

Aug
30

Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

Magnesium sulfate is the scientific name for Epsom salt, which looks like table salt. Epsom salt baths are popular for softening and exfoliating skin, relaxation, drawing impurities out of skin and relieving migraine and cold or flu symptoms. The magnesium and sulfates in Epsom salt are easily absorbed through the skin and may increase the …

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Jul
19

Soda… the good, the bad and the ugly

This post comes from Coach Jim of Rare Crossfit. I think it is safe to say that most of us have tried some sort of soda from time to time. Some of us may even consume soda on a regular basis. We all know that soda is not good for us, but how many of …

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Jul
02

Paleo Bread!

Julian Bakery is proud to announce the newest addition to our diet and allergy friendly bread line: Paleo Bread™. Paleo Bread is the holy grail of bread, truly a dieters dream. Paleo Bread was inspired by the Paleolithic diet due to it’s health and dietary benefits. Those who follow a Paleo Lifestyle cut out all …

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Jun
11

Paleo Diet Article

Here is a link to an interesting article about the Paleo diet. http://io9.com/5917339/why-eating-like-a-caveman-may-be-the-way-of-the-future?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow Be Stronger2day!

May
10

Recovery Time

How do you find time for recovery after your tough workouts?  Some people find it difficult to change their daily routine to include recovery measures, so they are forgotten.  Recovery is so important to your daily fitness routine, it cannot be pushed by the wayside.  Here are some ideas to find time for recovery in …

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Apr
19

Ahh…Rest

For the longest time, it was like pulling teeth for my coaches to get me to rest.  I always felt like I was behind and I had so much to accomplish that I had no time for rest.  I felt like I needed to keep working, working, working to get to my goals.  What I …

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Jan
19

Put Good in, Get Good out

What do you put in your body?  Is it good stuff or bad stuff? Did you  know that if you constantly put good, nutritious food in your body, your body will always work better?  Did you know that if you hydrate your body well, it will be more efficient?  Did you know if you continue …

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Dec
19

Winter Hydration

This post comes from  Coach Jim, from Rare Crossfit, where I coach.  Thanks, Coach Jim. One of the most neglected aspects of body maintenance during the winter is hydration. During the summer months we have lots of daylight and warm temperatures as a constant reminder to stay hydrated. When it’s cool outside people tend to …

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Dec
12

Holiday Challenge Check Up #1

Today is Day #15 in the Holiday Fitness Challenge.  It is still not too late to join in.  It would take a little commitment to get caught back up, but it would be worth it.  Join us and take the challenge.  Here are the rules… Pick one skill:  Handstand Pushup ( Push up), Burpee, or …

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Nov
28

60 Day Holiday Challenge

My Crossfit box is doing this challenge… Want to join in? Stay consistent with us through the holidays with our awesome Community Challenge!!! Anyone and everyone can do it…so…what are you waiting for? Here’s how the 60 Day Holiday Challenge works: You perform 1 rep of your chosen movement on the first day; Monday, November …

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