• Healthy recipe, instead of Lisa’s traditional spaghetti…

    By Fitness by Design on February 17, 2017
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    When there is a time crunch during dinner time, Lisa’s go to meal is quick spaghetti. We’ve tried to make it “healthier” in the past by substituting different pastas. Recently, Lisa went for spaghetti squash as the main ingredient, thus a healthy recipe, and the results were spectacular to the tongue.  Check out this slight recipe change to enhance your […]
  • Liver Detoxification 101

    By Fitness by Design on December 1, 2016
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    When was the last time you thought about your liver?  If you are like most people, this amazing organ does not command much of your attention.  But if you are interested in living as healthily as possible, attending to your liver can have big payoffs. Named after the Old English word for “life,” the liver is a critically important part […]
  • Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity

    By Fitness by Design on November 16, 2016
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    More and more we are hearing about food allergies and food sensitivities.  Because they are such common conditions, it is important to understand the difference between the two and what the health issues are which surround them. The difference between food sensitivities and food allergies Though on the surface food sensitivities and food allergies may seem like the same thing […]
  • 3rd Annual Detox Cleanse

    By Fitness by Design on November 9, 2016
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    The Detox is January 4 – January 13th, 2017 Lisa Hudson and I are spearheading another 10 Day Detox. We start this one right after the New Year while intentions and resolutions are high. I find that being healthier is a whittling away process. If I look back over my adult life I can see my progress as I tend […]
  • Upgrade Your Warmup

    By Fitness by Design on November 8, 2016
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    A great workout begins with a great warmup. Your warmup should include muscular activation work, tissue work if needed, mobility around the joints, and any practice that has been recommended by your trainer to improve balance and stability issues.
  • Holiday Survival Guide: How to Get Through the Holidays With No Regrets

    By Fitness by Design on October 20, 2016
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    Let’s face it:  it is hard to stick to a healthy eating and exercise plan during the holidays.  Everywhere we turn there are tempting foods and drinks—from treats at office parties to our own traditional family favorites.  When you add in a busy schedule filled with shopping and get-togethers that make it tough to squeeze in exercise, you have a […]
  • Power Over Habit: Why Mindset Matters

    By Fitness by Design on October 17, 2016
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    If you have ever tried to ignore a box of doughnuts at work, you know how hard it is to keep your hands to yourself and walk on by.  And once you walk on by, the battle isn’t over.  Even if you are in a different room and down the hall, you can’t stop thinking about those doughnuts. Why is […]
  • What You Need to Know About Adrenal Fatigue

    By Fitness by Design on October 14, 2016
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    Chances are you have heard of adrenal fatigue, but you may not be quite sure what it is.  Understanding this condition is important however, because some experts suggest that 80% of the Western world will be affected by adrenal fatigue at some point in their lives. The adrenal glands are located above the kidneys and are responsible for secreting more […]
  • What’s Scarier than Ghosts & Goblins? How about Type 2 Diabetes!

    By Fitness by Design on October 12, 2016
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    It’s Halloween, and you know what that means:  sugar, sugar, sugar!  Beginning in late summer, stores begin taunting and tantalizing us with prominently displayed festive treats conveniently packaged in small, easy to eat servings.  By the time the actual holiday rolls around, we’ve been wading through candy corn and “fun sized” candy bars for months. All holidays have their peculiar […]
  • Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us: How’s Your Gut Function?

    By Fitness by Design on October 12, 2016
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    Fall is here, and that means that cold and flu season has arrived.  Have you ever noticed that some people seldom get sick?  Or maybe you have wondered why after being exposed to the same virus, one person gets ill while the other remains well. The reason lies in the strength of the immune system.  And the strength of your […]

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