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Keepin' it Healthy During the Holidays health nutrition Nov 23, 2021

It can be really easy to lose sight of your health & well-being during the holiday season!

It can be a very busy time of year with parties and family gatherings. It’s easy to overindulge on cookies, pie, eggnog and other unhealthy choices or put off that workout until the New...

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Falls Nov 02, 2021

Did you know that each year millions of people age 65 and older fall? And, that falls are the number 1 cause of hospitalization for people 65+ years old?

 

While many falls do not cause injuries, about 1 in 5 falls can cause broken bones or even a head injury! Besides serious injuries like...

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Heart Health health Feb 05, 2021
The best gift you can give yourself for Valentines day?
 
Taking care of your health and your heart!
 
Heart disease is on the rise every year… But you have the power to turn that around!
 
The #1 and #2 things for a healthy heart are EXERCISE & NUTRITION.
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Warm Ups & Cool Downs. - NEVER skip them. exercise exercise tips Jan 25, 2021

Why the warm ups and cool downs are important and should NOT be skipped.

Done correctly, warming up and cooling down may offer help in reducing your risk of injury and improving your results. It also aids in additional weight loss.

 

Before we begin any routine inside of Grow Young Fitness,...

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20 reasons why you may not be losing weight exercise tips goals health nutrition Jan 12, 2021

Common Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

 

When you lose weight, your body fights back.  You may be able to lose quite a lot of weight at first, without much effort.  However, weight loss may slow down or stop altogether after a while.

 

Below are common reasons why...

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Weight Loss Friendly Foods goals health nutrition Jan 03, 2021

Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods

 

Not all calories are created equal.  Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in your body.  They can have vastly different effects on your hunger, hormones and the number of calories you burn.  Therefore, it is important to choose...

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Tips To Avoid Cravings! health nutrition Dec 28, 2020

Tips to Stop Cravings

 

Nasty cravings seem to appear when we least expect them and usually when we are unequipped to resist them.

 

Are cravings caused by nutrient deficiencies?

 

Although some conditions such as sodium deficiency can cause cravings, there is no conclusive...

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Neuropathy health Dec 21, 2020

Exercise Is A Tool To Relieve Pain for People with Neuropathy

If you were ever told not to exercise because you have Neuropathy, you were told wrong!

Why Exercise?

As you exercise, you are increasing movement and heart-rate which are very important for people suffering with neuropathy. Physical...

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Out-Exercise A Bad Diet? exercise health nutrition Dec 14, 2020
Why can't you out-exercise a bad diet?
Put simply, you can consume more calories in 5 minutes than you can burn in an hour.
Weight gain happens when you consume more calories than you burn.
 
A typical meal consists of around 750-1000 calories. It takes around 60-120 minutes of...
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Gaining Weight When Starting To Exercise exercise health Dec 07, 2020
Gaining Weight When First Starting To Exercise:
 
If you’ve recently started a new workout program, it’s normal to pay closer attention to the scale for proof that your hard work is paying off.  When the weight not only doesn't move, but goes in the opposite direction, it...
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