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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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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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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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Calories Burned with Housework, Everyday Chores and Other Activities

Turn housework into a workout.  Ironing, washing dishes, cooking, raking leaves, walking the dog, everyday activities and recreation all burn calories. Of course, the number of calories burned varies with each person, depending on weight of the individual and the intensity that

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Don’t Like Push-Ups? Try This

When performing push-ups, exercise results are augmented for the amount of effort applied.  In other words, you get “more bang for your buck” because multiple muscle groups are being activated.  You can get toned and stronger (arms, shoulders, chest, back, legs

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Exercise – Reduce the Risk for Dementia.

How does exercise work to help prevent dementia? As aging occurs the brain begins to shrink, specifically the hippocampus.  The hippocampus is the area of the brain involved with memory function.  Exercising helps to increase the size of the hippocampus. 

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