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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 →

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 →

Humana, Weight Watchers join to help Arizonans

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With levels of obesity and its health-related impacts continuing to rise in the U.S., employers are facing a fast-growing threat to productivity and employee health. Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and Weight Watchers International, Inc., the world’s leading provider of weight management services, announced they have teamed up to help Arizona… Read More →

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 →