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Your Biological Age

Each of us has 2 different ages:  1) chronological age, 2) biological age. Chronological age is the number of years one has been alive.  Biological age is an estimation of how an individual is functioning in comparison to others who

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Superfoods?

There are no guidelines defining Superfoods. Although, officially, there is no scientific definition for superfood, there is a category of food often referred to as Superfoods. These foods are typically high in nutrients and low in calories and are good

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Abs, Core and Glutes – what is it?

There are the abs then the core muscles and, finally, the glutes. Improve your total body health by training these areas of your body.  The results will be increased strength, stability and balance. What muscles are involved? The body’s core

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Strength Training Basics – For Seniors

We start losing muscle after the age of 40.  Resistance training, AKA strength training, works to prevent this muscle loss and helps to maintain and build healthy bones. During strength training muscle pulls against bone.  The force of the muscle

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Keep up your New Year’s Resolution

What was your New Year’s resolution? Change a behavior. Accomplish a personal goal. Improve life. Want to exercise, but don’t have time.  And/or want to eat clean, but don’t have recipes. FIT CUI PROGRAM IS HERE TO HELP:  Improve balance, muscle tone,

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The Well-Stocked Kitchen

Forage in the pantry Chow, nosh, eats, edible fare – be prepared in the case of: unexpected guests cannot go grocery shopping due to inclement weather not in the mood to go ‘out-to-dinner’. With a well-stocked kitchen and essential ingredients

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Weight Loss Facts

Slim down at a slow and steady rate, eat less / move more: There are 3500 calories in a pound of fat. It is safe to lose 1.5 to 2.0 pounds per week. It is generally unsafe to lose more

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Let’s Go Nuts

Eat nuts (small handful)  for a healthy and wholesome snack.  Nuts contain healthy fats and essential nutrients along with fiber, protein, minerals and vitamins such as vitamin E and magnesium.  But they are also high in calories, especially when they

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Essential Glutes

Many of the jobs/careers out there require extended periods of sitting.  When sitting too much for too long, the glutes (buttock muscles) begin to not work as efficiently as they should.  This leads to tightening and shortening of the hip

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Why change up your exercise routine?

Change up your exercise routine to maintain muscle confusion (a positive thing) so that the body and brain do not adapt to a particular workout.  Variation serves to stimulate other muscle groups and overcome boredom, it also burns extra fat. 

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