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Beneficial effects of exercise change with age, study says

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For older adults, a 30-minute workout may not be as effective at the cellular level as it is for younger people. According to a new study, age may play a significant role in a cell’s ability to respond to that activity. Tinna Traustadóttir of Northern Arizona University led the study, which was published in Free Radical Biology and… Read More →

6 ways to build a better booty

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Here’s the story that you’ve been waiting for – everything you need to know to shape up your booty for swimsuit season. Keep reading for the essential exercises that target your glutes to give it the shape and tone you’ve been wanting. Better Booty Exercise #1: Hip Lift A great exercise to work your glutes is… Read More →

9 things that happen when you get fit

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Physical fitness. It’s a goal, a lifestyle, a surefire way to set yourself apart from the legions of people who are too lazy or scared to make the changes necessary to gain physical fitness. If you happen to be one of the people who have yet to truly commit to physical fitness, understanding the perks… Read More →

Tips to help you fall in love with fitness

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If you find yourself running on the treadmill and going nowhere, it may be time to mix things up. LA Fitness Master Personal Trainer Angie Witte says she loves having fun with her clients and encourages them to get out of their comfort zone and find exercises they enjoy doing. “It’s difficult to maintain that… Read More →

ASU grads launch Club Nutrition in Tempe

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Calling all fitness fanatics: a new store, Club Nutrition, is holding their grand opening on March 25th located on College Avenue in Tempe. Club Nutrition is more than just a supplement shop, it is a lifestyle. Their organic supplements — protein, pre-workout, post-workout, creatine and anabolic nutrients not only help improve your workout routine but can… Read More →

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

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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 →

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 →

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 →