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National Posture Institute Affiliate & Commission Program

The National Posture Institute, the leader in posture analysis training and education, is now inviting you to become an NPI Affiliate!  By becoming an NPI Affiliate, you will be able to promote and earn up to a 20% commission on selected products every time one of your referrals purchases one of our online certificate programs, educational DVDs, posture assessment products and on-site workshop registrations!   

Today's Fitness/Health Tip: SAY YES TO STRETCH!

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends adding stretching to your overall fitness regime to maintain or improve your range of motion. At least 10 minutes of stretching the major muscle groups, two to three times per week can dramatically improve flexibility. If you are a beginner, gradually incorporate just a few stretches into your day—at work, before bed or after your morning shower. Stretching is most effective when your muscles are warm.

It's not a priority ~ it's just one more thing I have to do: or is it?

For most people making exercise a top of the list priority is not realistic. The thought of actually "having to workout" every day (even for 30 minutes) seems daunting. I have written about this in a previous blog and have posted a blog on Jills List about "not having time". 

yoga and pranayama

 

3 substances that control your blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity (helping fat loss)

3 substances that control your blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity (helping fat loss) Mike Geary Certified Nutrition Specialist Certified Personal Trainer You probably already know that controlling your blood sugar response from the foods that you eat is a VERY important factor for controlling your ability to burn fat, balance your hormones, and also prevent diabetes.

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Hey there ... its time for another blog post!

PLAY IN THE SAND: Make Your Own Outdoor Workout.

Check out my latest post on careergirlnetwork.com:PLAY IN THE SAND: Make Your Own Outdoor Workout.***Check out my other CGN posts here.

CrossCore180® versus Free-weights

CrossCore180® versus Free-weightsThe upstart portable takes on the heavyweight champion of resistance training By Marty GallagherCoach, Team USA, IPF world team powerlifting champions; IPF world masters powerlifting champion Imagination is the only limitation 

Today's Fitness/Health Tip: CHOCOLATE MILK: THE NEW SPORTS DRINK

Serious and recreational athletes alike are returning to a childhood favorite—chocolate milk-in place of more common sports drinks. When pitted against commercial sports recovery drinks, several new studies have found that chocolate milk is the superior beverage when it comes to post-exercise recovery and fluid replacement. Chocolate milk is 90 percent water, so it's ideal for rehydration. It also has the perfect combination of carbohydrates and protein to refuel a tired athlete's body and it's packed with many other nutrients including calcium and vitamins A and D.

Rotation Nation: The Integration of a Forgotten Sensation

 I am going to tell you all about something readily present to all moving organisms, but a like a visually stunning insect, is often overlooked. I am talking about the pot-o-gold, the unicorn, the Lucky Charms of movement. Indeed, I am talking about the…. TRANSVERSE PLANE OF MOTION! What is this transverse plane you ask? Well to understand the most neglected and challenging plane of motion, you must understand the other main two. 
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