Healthy Living Archives

Craig Hocknull will open new junior golf program

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Former Southwest Section PGA of America Teacher of the Year and Youth Player Development award winner Craig Hocknull will begin the spring semester of his Outback Junior Golf Team on February 20. The 15-week schedule will include high-level coaching from Hocknull, who is one of Arizona’s top teachers ranked by Golf Digest Magazine, and in partnership… Read More →

Here are 7 healthy resolutions you can keep

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It’s tough finding a New Year’s resolution, especially one that you can keep throughout the entire year. If you pick the right resolutions you can face the New Year with vigor. If your resolutions include fitness, here are seven resolutions that you can keep that will help you achieve big strides towards your fitness goals… Read More →

HYPOXI opens studio in Biltmore Fashion Park

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Get ready to exercise with the HYPOXI method at the new HYPOXI USA studio, which opened Monday in Phoenix’s Biltmore Fashion Park. HYPOXI offers a unique training method that combines advanced compression technology with low-impact exercise to burn fat and reduce cellulite in targeted areas. This is the second HYPOXI studio in Arizona and the… Read More →

Off The Grid Fitness mixes exercise, ‘green’ living

Eric Guilleminault, owner of Arizona's first eco-friendly gym, Off The Grid Fitness.

French fitness enthusiast Eric Guilleminault developed his competitive edge in college as an intern for a trainer prepping college players for the NFL combine. “This allowed me to pay for my own training and expand my professional ambitions,” said the 36-year-old local Scottsdale gym owner. Since he was a college athlete himself, it was this… Read More →

There are unsung benefits of holiday stress

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If there are five weeks during the year that we should be the most thankful, grateful and appreciative, it’s those between Thanksgiving and New Years. However, it’s not uncommon that those feelings get swept under the rug during the rush of holiday parties, hosting family members and gift-buying. And while many begin to think of… Read More →

BCBSAZ launches kids’ healthy cooking contest

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2016 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into their daily food choices. For the sixth year, the company is looking for original, great-tasting and kid-inspired side dish recipes for the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. Children ages 9–12, living anywhere in the… Read More →

Weight Watchers launches ‘Beyond the Scale’

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In the biggest change in 50 years, Weight Watchers has adopted a more holistic approach to weight loss called Beyond the Scale. This approach, which intrigued Oprah Winfrey enough to test the program leading to her significant investment in the company, moves away from the strictly food-based formula of points to a more complete program… Read More →

Eat these 7 snacks to slim down

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Close your eyes and imagine a world in where your snacks give you the upper hand in fat loss. It sounds like a dream, but if you pay attention to the snacks you keep on hand, you can actually use them to get leaner. No, they’re not diet pills that will magically shave pounds off… Read More →

Valley chef, fit entrepreneurs launch Clean Bellys

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Executive Chef Lauren Romanoff, fitness expert Dave Panozzo and entrepreneur Todd Chmelka, have turned their mutual love for incredibly tasty and healthy eating into a new meal delivery service called Clean Bellys. Clean Bellys currently delivers in East Valley cities, Scottsdale and Phoenix with plans to expand into the West Valley cities in 2016. Clean Bellys… Read More →

Healthy fast food trend sweeps the Valley

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Salad and Go will soon satisfy the need for better and healthier fast food with the opening of three new locations. This game changing, drive-thru fast food concept will open to Tolleson residents in December 2015, quickly followed by their first Phoenix location in January and their second Mesa location in February 2016, with four more… Read More →

Nekter continues expansion with three new Phoenix locations

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Nekter Juice Bar, one of the country’s leading, fastest-growing juicing chains, accelerates its Arizona expansion with this week’s opening of a new Scottsdale location and the announcement of two additional Phoenix-area stores by the end of the year. To honor the opening of Nekter Hayden Peak in Scottsdale, Nekter will offer free juices and smoothies… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness CEO celebrates 25 Years by giving back

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January, 2016 will mark a milestone for Valley native Tom Hatten. On that date, the Mountainside Fitness CEO and Founder celebrates 25 years of leading of Arizona’s biggest and only locally owned health clubs. Hatten is kicking off the celebration this fall and will open his 12th Mountainside Fitness facility at Arrowhead with a Grand… Read More →

Kaleidoscope Juice expands its fifth location at The Madison

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Kaleidoscope Juice and The Madison Improvement Club have created a partnership and co-branded location which debuted in early October at The Madison’s existing Phoenix location in the cultivated neighborhood of Arcadia. Since its first juice bar and restaurant opening in 2012, the newest location marks as the fifth installment for the Kaleidoscope Juice brand and the first storefront in Arcadia. The fitness… Read More →

CorePower Yoga: The meaning of Namaste

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By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga Every teacher says it at the end of every yoga class. And every student says it in return. But do you know what Namaste means? It’s literal translation: Namaste is derived from the Sanskrit language, with “namas” meaning bowing and “te” meaning to you. Namaste literally means bowing to you.… Read More →