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Myofascial Release Part 3

 Myofascial Release Part 3 I got some feedback from readers that I’m writing a little too technically.  Sorry everyone, when I get in science mode it’s hard to get out!  This time around I’ll try my best to make things as understandable as possible, but feel free to comment with questions or requests for further explanation. 

Today's Fitness/Health Tip: HEART ATTACK WARNING SIGNS

Did you know that 71 percent of women experience a sudden onset of extreme weakness, similar to the flu, as their early warning sign of a heart attack? Some heart attacks can be sudden and intense, but most heart attacks start slowly with mild pain and discomfort.  The most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort, but women are also more likely than men to have other common symptoms, such as shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, and back or jaw pain. If you see or have any heart attack warning signs, immediately call 9-1-1 or your emergency response number.

Top 10 Things I've Learned From Exercising With Children

I became a mom 8 years ago this week.  Wow how time flies!  I've since had 2 additional children.  In that time I've also had the priviledge to work with lots of moms with children of their own.  We've worked one on one and in a group setting.  During that time, I've learned a lot about the challenges and opportunities that working out as a mom with small children can provide.  I still believe, in the depths of my soul, that as a mother you do an incredible service to your children to workout around them.  They learn from your example

The Super Food Sphere - An Experiment to Empower

     Super foods and convenience are two things that make health foods the most valuable nowadays, it seems. I love supporting small scale companies and health movements as much as the next guy as do I love shopping around stores such as Whole Foods, but to be bluntly honest: THIS STUFF IS FRIGGIN’ EXPENSIVE!!!

Bon Voyage: Travel Fitness How-To’s

Originally published on careergirlnetwork.com:Bon Voyage: Travel Fitness How-To’sThe key is to find balance. Design and implement easy ways to stay moving while away from home. http://careergirlnetwork.com/melissa-dileonardo-june-7/

Want to feel good? Exercise. (Right now.)

Check out this article published by careergirlnetwork.com:Want to feel good? Exercise. (Right now.)Make a date with exercise today. Trying something new can feel scary, but your body will thank you.http://careergirlnetwork.com/melissa-dileonardo-july-19/

Focus T25 is AVAILABLE NOW!

Guess what everybody? Focus T25 is now available! That's right, join us for Focus T25 at 5 every evening at Fitness Waves. After class you can be the first to order your program and fit in your 25 minutes whenever and wherever you want. Send us an email expressing your desire to join us at fitnesswaves@yahoo.com. See you soon!

Personal Training 30 Minutes VS 60 Minutes

Personal Training 30 Minutes VS 60 Minutes

Arthritis and Food: Pain Relief Through Mastication?

My clients often ask me about natural pan relief. I usually recommend a sound diet based in mostly plants and lean protein, and moderate exercise. However, there are also some wive's tales out there that aren't backed up by science.

Eating before working out, Do you do it?

Do you believe in eating before you workout? If so what?