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Watch out for bites from baby ‘invisible’ snakes

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Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and Banner Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead. Whether human desert dwellers are ready or not, Arizona’s rattlesnakes are welcoming offspring. Baby rattlers are born in July… Read More →

How to choose the right yoga class

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There are many different yoga classes and styles and picking the right fit can be overwhelming.  Here is a guide to help choose the right class that fits your specific needs. Beginner Level Vinyasa Class: Description: Vinyasa classes are designed to introduce yogis to the foundational postures. In a Power Vinyasa-style class you will hold… Read More →

Yoga Etiquette: The Do’s and Dont’s

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By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga Whether brand new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, attending a yoga class at a new studio can be an intimidating experience.  Many studios have their own way of doing things and until you fully understand a studio’s culture, those first few visits can be an overwhelming experience. Below is… Read More →

Study ranks Arizona high for length of workouts

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People in Arizona work out longer than those in almost any other state, according to an analysis of data from millions of users of a popular fitness app. Arizona ranked fifth among states, with an average weekly workout of 79 minutes, said the analysis of data from the MapMyFitness app. California was first, at 87.4… Read More →

9 ways to burn more fat faster

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Unwanted fat slows you down and makes you feel less confident. Fortunately, if you take the right steps, you can burn off pounds of fat faster than you ever imagined. How can you get started on this mission? With these nine fat-burning tips… Fat Burn Tip #1: Hit the Weights: Losing weight is always a… Read More →

Orangetheory opens first urban location in Valley

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Orangetheory Fitness, an energizing group interval fitness concept broken into cardiovascular and strength training, opened its 18th Valley location in the heart of Phoenix. The new studio is located under Lucky Strike and Stand Up Live at CityScape Phoenix, next to CVS. “We are honored to join the Downtown Phoenix neighborhood and become a part… Read More →

Learn about super foods during free health seminar

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Forget the term “fast food” since that’s quickly becoming a thing of the past for many these days.  As more people are searching for simple ways to improve their daily diets, they are grasping onto a new term: “super foods.” Super foods – those rich in nutrients and low in calories – can promote strong… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Studio B Smiles adds Colleen Murphy

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Cosmetic dental office, Studio B Smiles, in Scottsdale announces Dr. Colleen Murphy as the office’s second dentist. Dr. Murphy will work alongside Dr. John Badolato, founder of Studio B Smiles, to offer patients high quality dental care. Dr. Badolato is the official team dentist for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns Dancers, Grand Canyon… Read More →

Chiropractors chase ‘The Perfect Storm’ to healthy living — for kids

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By Morgan Hawkins, Special to AZ Big Media What used to be a place for quick neck adjustments and back corrections, now offers a therapy to lessen the severity of common neuro-developmental disorders, specifically seen in children. Chiropractic care provides more than just treatment of neck, back and joint pain.  Chiropractors locate the area of… Read More →

5 things to do now to get ready for bikini season

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Spring break has come and gone and summer now looms on the horizon…and with it that dreaded moment when you’ll find yourself shopping for a bathing suit. Don’t fret, if you act now there’s still time to tighten up before hitting the beach. Do these 5 things NOW to quickly get yourself into bikini shape…… Read More →

FDA calls out Kind bars for misbranding

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Granola bars are often a quick snack throughout the day to provide a boost of energy and satisfy hunger in between meals, but some of the most common bars may not be as a healthy as they claim. The Food and Drug Administration served Kind LLC, the company behind Kind Bars, with a warning letter… Read More →

Talking Stick Golf Club opens site for The First Tee

The First Tee of Phoenix and the Salt River-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) recently celebrated the opening of a junior golf site at Talking Stick Golf Club. This distinguishes the SRPMIC as the first Native American community to host a The First Tee facility in Arizona. “Talking Stick is a fantastic golf facility that will certainly… Read More →

New fitness studio opens with free yoga

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PowerTrainYoga opened its first Arizona location in Scottsdale on Monday, March 30. The modern 10,000 square foot studio will open its doors to the public with a free month of unlimited access to more than 130 group fitness classes offered each week from March 30 until April 29. PowerTrain features a mix of workouts including heated… Read More →

5 moves to tone your thighs

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Wish your legs were more toned and looked better in shorts and swimsuits? Today I’ve got 5 moves that specifically target your thighs in the most fat blasting way. To get the thighs you want, you’re going to have to get moving. With these five exercises, your thighs will be on the way to toned… Read More →