Health Coach’s Corner:
Balanced Habits

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Isn’t it frustrating to come to the gym 3 days, 4 days, even 7 days a week and not see the results you want? There is a missing link between exercise and the body you want and it is DIET! So what are you doing about it?! How are you getting to your goals? Balanced Habits is the link you have been looking for.. It’s based on real, whole food. No supplements or pre-packaged foods. Each program is specifically designed for your body and goals. Its fool proof! Really! Most importantly, it is sustainable for LIFE. This is not a diet or cleanse. You will not eliminate any foods or groups of foods. It’s about learning ‘BALANCED HABITS’ that fit into your life. The success of current clients in just a few weeks has been amazing! Depending on how much you want to lose or gain, we have a program...
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Group Fitness:
Les Mills Launch

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Have you tried Body Pump, Body Sculpt, or GRIT? You may be surprised to learn that these classes are all part of the Les Mills curriculum at Harbor Square. Les Mills prides itself on group fitness programs that are safe, effective and powered by science. Partnering with internationally-renowned university research teams, Les Mills sets out to test the effects of their programs on key community health factors such as obesity and heart disease, along with investigations into the motivational and behavioral aspects of fitness. Les Mills Executive Director Phillip Mills says the company’s research findings help evolve and improve its group fitness programs: “Our aim is to create life-changing fitness experiences for consumers worldwide. We’ve been revolutionizing the group fitness industry for the past 40 years and exercise science plays a big part in that.” Harbor Square has found the Les Mills program to be a thorough and well researched...
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breathing

The Foundation for Everything: Proper Breathing Can Change Your Workouts (and Life)!

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Without a steady dose of oxygen, you wouldn’t be reading this sentence, let alone be able to process the information that follows. Your body- brain, muscles, organs, bones- needs oxygen to produce energy and repair and produce cells. Gratefully, your autonomic nervous system allows you to take in oxygen without having to focus on every single breath.

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4 Ways to Get Your Chai Fix Without Ordering a Latte

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Chai is a warm, sensual tea blend dating back thousands of years in Eastern culture. While regional varieties exist, most chai recipes call for a blend of healthy ingredients like black tea, black pepper, cardamom, ginger, fennel, and clove. Together, these vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant-rich herbs and spices do everything from boost your immune system to aid your digestion to fight inflammation. We’ll cheers to that!

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How to Get the Motivation to Workout When You’re Just Not Feeling It

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A picture of Meb on your mirror can inspire you to run a marathon. A photo of Mt. Rainier can inspire you to want to be at your peak and ready to ascend summits by springtime. There are many ideas and images that can motivate you to achieve your fitness and wellness goals. But, sometimes motivation isn’t enough to get you to the gym. That’s when self-discipline needs to get off the bench and start playing the game.

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The Ultimate Beet & Berry Smoothie- A Hard-Hitting Blend of Nutrients and Flavor!

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There’s no quicker way to create a superfood masterpiece than pulling out the blender and making a morning smoothie! While “superfood” is not an official food label, the idea that certain ingredients are nutritionally more sound than others is completely legit. When you combine superfoods together, you get a quick blast of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrients.

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