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Know Your Fitness Terms

Have you ever read an article on health & wellness and felt like some of the language just went over your head? Or you watched an exercise video demo and missed some of the terminology? If so, then watch my video and learn 10 key fitness terms.

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Happy Holidays from the Foxmans!

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Give the Gift of Health for 2018

Not sure what to get your spouse, relative or friend this holiday season? Give a gift that will make a positive difference in their life. Buy a package of personal training for that special person. Don’t stress out standing in long lines at the store or throw money at another electronic device that will be […]

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Single Leg Squats on a Step Stool

QUESTION: How can you develop leg strength, kinesthetic awareness, flexibility and balance? ANSWER: By doing single leg squats on a step stool. The great thing is that you’re able modify the exercises to fit your abilities. Maybe you start just by balancing on one foot in the middle of the stool. Or you begin by […]

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Balance Your Way to a Stronger Core.

Do you want to add variety to your workout routine? Do you want to improve your balance and core strength? Do you want to make exercise more fun? Then the stability ball is the fitness tool for you. It kind of reminds me of the hopper balls I used to bounce on in preschool. Jumping […]

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The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

By now you have probably heard about EWG’s Dirty Dozen list and the Clean Fifteen. If not, don’t feel too bad. Above I have included both produce shopper’s guides. The guides reflect “the overall pesticide loads of common fruits and vegetables.” The fruits and vegetables on the Dirty Dozen list have the most pesticide residues. […]

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How to Avoid Getting Athlete’s Foot

When I was growing up, my mom encouraged me to wear flip flops at the public swimming pool and in the school locker rooms, especially the shower area. Even when I was at a friend’s house for a sleep over she suggested that I avoid going barefoot in the house and always wear socks. Was […]

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Another Great Testimonial!

Training Rick was such a pleasure. With his optimism and willingness to learn, he made my job easy. We trained twice a week for 2 1/2 years, and I always looked forward to his appointments. He recently moved to Florida and sent me this testimonial. Here you go! “I first heard Eric Foxman’s name mentioned […]

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Is a Pro Bar Good for You?

Of course, this is a loaded question. And you know my answer is “It depends.” It depends on what else you are eating throughout the day, what you are drinking, what types of activities you are doing, your health & fitness goals, etc. Remember, all food has nutritional value whether it’s an apple slice, cup […]

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Book Review – Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History

I recently picked up the book Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History from the Middleton Public Library. Next to the gym, tennis courts and my own house, I visit the library quite often. I was perusing new books in the sports section and saw Game Changers. It almost jumped out at me. As […]

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