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30-Day Wall Sit Challenge is on!

Here we go! The 30-day wall sit challenge is on! Thanks to our fellow member, Christopher Espinoza.

You can do this ANYWHERE! At work, at home, on vacation, in a restaurant, in the park, anywhere.

Here is the full outline…

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WEEK TWELVE

100 Days of Fitness A SALTY SITUATION

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

Sodium & High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure increases the chance of heart attack and stroke. It’s called the silent killer, because many people don’t experience symptoms…

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WEEK ELEVEN

100 Days of Fitness FOOD LABELS – HELPFUL OR HYPE?

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

Food Glossary

Being an informed consumer is important these days, especially when it comes to food. Each time we buy food at the grocery store…

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WEEK TEN

100 Days of Fitness PROBIOTICS – OUR BACTERIAL BUDDIES

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

Our magnificent bodies are made up of 30-40 trillion cells that work together to keep us alive (and hopefully healthy!). Did you know there are ten

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WEEK NINE

100 Days of Fitness VEGETABLES & FRUITS 

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

Imagine if there were foods that improved your health, weight, immune system, and longevity. Would you eat them? The good news is these foods do exist! The bad…

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WEEK EIGHT

100 Days of Fitness SMART SNACKING

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

It seems that the word “snack” has come to mean highly processed junk food. Advertisers have redefined the word and our health is suffering as a result. Let me…

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WEEK SEVEN

100 Days of Fitness SUGAR

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons (88 grams) of added sugar per day. That’s nearly a ½ cup sugar! By comparison, the American Heart Association recommends women limit their intake

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WEEK SIX

100 Days of Fitness MEAL PLANNING – Really Not That Hard But Crucial to Seeing Results

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

You’ve probably heard it before “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This rings true for…

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WEEK FIVE

100 Days of Fitness FAT – We need it. Why? Read on…

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

Fat is an essential nutrient. It helps you absorb fat-soluble vitamins and minerals and provides energy. Fat is a component of hormones, cell…

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WEEK FOUR

100 Days of Fitness Get Pumped for Protein

by Lauren Squier, MPH, RD

Protein is an essential nutrient and plays many important roles in the body. Proteins are part of skin, hair, muscle, blood, enzymes, hormones, antibodies, and hemoglobin too.

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