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Demystifying Aquatics: Frequently Asked Questions

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We believe that aquatics are not for one particular demographic or lifestyle, but for everyone. We know sometimes it’s scary to try something new, so check out these answers to some frequently asked questions before dipping your toes in the pool.

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Swimming: A Workout for Every Part of You

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Swimming is a full-body workout with continuous resistance. You get the benefit of working all of your large muscle groups without ever having to pick up a free weight. Use this guide to focus on each part of your body while doing your workout.

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The Benefits of Probiotics

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Typically, when most people think about probiotics, they think of yogurt and gut health – and they’d be right. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines probiotic as “…a usually dairy food or a dietary supplement containing live bacteria that replace or add to the beneficial bacteria normally present in the gastrointestinal tract.” Over the last few years, the…
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What do John Grisham, Focused Ultrasound and acac have in common?

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John Grisham explains how he, the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and acac have come together to support breakthrough medical technology in acac‘s Work Out & Give Back campaign during March 2017.

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Pre and Post-Workout Snack Ideas

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In honor of March’s National Nutrition Month, we break down the macro-nutrients you need to properly fuel your body before, and after, your workout!

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The Mental and Physical Benefits of Mindfulness

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A quick Google search on the topic of mindfulness will find over 56,000,000 results. In the last few years, mindfulness has not only become a trending topic but a trending way of life.

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A Letter to My Patients....

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We asked three different physicians to write a letter to their patients about the benefits of exercise. Here is what they sent us.

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Yoga and Injury Prevention

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Yoga Should Not Hurt! How to Avoid Pain in your Asana Yoga is for every body, but how do we keep everybody safe while practicing yoga? As with any physical activity, practicing yoga asana or poses comes with the possibility of injury. The most common injuries seen in yoga involve the wrist, shoulder, knee, hamstrings,…
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5 Benefits of Partner Yoga

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Discover the 5 surprising benefits of practicing yoga with a partner.

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Yoga: For Athletes, For Everyone

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Power Yoga helps decrease stress, increase flexibility, and complete an intense workout mixing cardiovascular movements with held isometric poses.

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The Benefits of Flowing Yoga

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There are as many styles of yoga as there are body types and temperaments. What are the benefits of Flowing Yoga? Is it the right practice for you? Read on to learn more!

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Taking Your Yoga Practice Beyond the Mat

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But did you know that the physical practice of yoga is just the tip of an amazing and complex philosophical iceberg that can help us to live in wellness and abundance “off the mat”?

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Savor Soup Month with these Hearty, Healthy Recipes

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January is Soup Month!  In addition to being an easy, hot meal during cold winter months, there are also great health benefits from eating soup! Soup is an excellent way to load up on your veggies while also incorporating protein with lean meats and/or beans. It can also assist with weight loss efforts! Most soups have so…
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10 Motivational Quotes We Swear By

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Need a little motivation to make a healthy change? Here are 10 quotes to keep you going when motivation gets low.

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7 of the Best Fitness Apps for New Exercisers in the New Year

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New to exercise or new to a committed regimen? Whip out your trusty smartphone and take a look at these seven fitness apps that can help you get started, stay strong, and celebrate how far you’ve come.

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Sticking with Your New Year's Resolution

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A New Year, A New You It’s that time when many decide to make resolutions to fulfill in the new year. About 45% of Americans usually make resolutions. Four of the top ten resolutions made in 2015 were tied to health including the number one resolution: Lose Weight. Unfortunately, less than half of people maintain…
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