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PowerTrainYoga comes to Scottsdale

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PowerTrainYoga announced the opening of its first Arizona location in Scottsdale.  The modern 10,000 square foot studio will open its doors to the public on Friday, March 20th and will initially offer more than 130 group fitness classes per week. They will eventually offer close to 200 classes per week. PowerTrain offers a mix of workouts… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness announces Desert Ridge opening

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Mountainside Fitness announced the grand opening celebration of its newest location near Desert Ridge Marketplace located at 4355 E. Irma Lane in Phoenix on February 28. The celebration will be from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is a free, family-friendly event with music, entertainment, food and beverages. The event will feature interactive activities that… Read More →

‘Intuitive exercise’ facility opens in Scottsdale

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There are two extremes when it comes to workout habits. There are the gym lovers and those who do the minimum to stay healthy.  However, a method of what’s called “intuitive exercise” can help people across the spectrum train their minds to enjoy physical activity by motive and environment. A New Beginning, located at 96th Street and Mountain View Road,… Read More →

How to make your New Year’s resolutions ‘workout’

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The New Year often brings many people to pull out the “new year, new me” card once again. With monotonous gym routines, many people fall away from their resolutions just as quickly as they began. Dieting fads come and go just as quickly New Year’s resolutions occur. It’s time to change that. One of the… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness now at Desert Ridge

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Mountainside Fitness announced the grand opening of its newest location near Desert Ridge Marketplace in February 2015. The new fitness location will be located at 4355 E. Irma Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050, on the North side of the 101, West of Tatum Blvd. and Desert Ridge Marketplace. The Grand Opening celebration will be a free,… Read More →

5 ways to refresh your workout

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Has your exercise routine gotten stale? Boredom with your routine quickly leads to shorter and shorter workouts, and then before you know it you’re skipping the gym altogether. While it’s common knowledge that the most effective exercise routines aren’t routine at all, most of us stumble through the same exercises every time we hit the… Read More →

3 steps to reduce your thighs

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Women everywhere complain about the size of their thighs. Fat and cellulite have a way of ending up there – especially in the upper, inner thigh area. I’m often asked how to quickly and easily reduce fat in this unwanted thigh region, so today’s article is all about reducing your thighs. First I need to… Read More →

SpoFit Launches StandUp Amputee Basketball League

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Amputees looking to play standup basketball games now have the chance with the launching of the StandUp Amputee Basketball League at the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit), a program of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL). SpoFit is located at 5031 E. Washington, St. at the Disability Empowerment… Read More →

7 Ways to Reduce Body Fat

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Got body fat? Today I have 7 simple and effective ways for you to shed that unwanted body fat. While fat loss can be quite frustrating, these 7 Ways to Reduce Body fat strategies are proven to help you slim down fast. 1. Drink a Gallon of Water Water is always a crucial element for proper… Read More →

5 Brain-Health Tips from Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon

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As a fitness expert and neurosurgeon, Dr. Brett Osborn says he appreciates the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, he says, that attention needs to extend to arguably our most essential organ – the brain. “There are several, multi-billion dollar industries out there dedicated to burning fat and building muscle; cognitive health,… Read More →

Free ‘Fitness in the District’ classes return to Westgate

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This time last year, hundreds of participants grabbed their workout mats and headed to the Westgate Entertainment District’s WaterDance Plaza for its free “Fitness in the District” event. The popular free weekly workout meetup kicks back into gear on September 23 and will continue to run every Tuesday night through the last week of October.… Read More →

What are the best ab exercises?

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Are you still doing dozens of crunches in the hopes of getting flat, washboard abs? Traditional crunches are old news, so let’s take your ab routine to the next level with the following 5 Best Ab Exercises. The most effective ab exercises strengthen your core as a whole –which helps prevent dreaded back pain, increases… Read More →

Scottsdale dojo expands outreach to deaf students

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Sign language interpreters can expect to get a good workout when a Scottsdale dojo expands its assistance in martial arts practices and workout classes to deaf students.   Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts & Healing Center is introducing interpreters to deaf students in women’s self defense, starting Oct. 18, and Yin Yoga starting Sept. 8, to… Read More →

Do your kids eat right?

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Every parent wants good things for their children: a positive outlook on life, a healthy respect for authority, a strong sense of self, a disease-free body…a healthy body weight. Despite our best intentions, a recent report suggests that for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children may have a shorter life… Read More →