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When setting a goal, you may have heard of the SMART Rule.    The same applies to your New Year’s Resolution. Don’t let the idea of one resolution for the entire year dazzle you into creating an overly complicated plan that you’ll eventually feel overwhelmed by.    This year, when setting your resolution, make sure it’s: Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Sensitive.   And Happy New Year!

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A common question we get asked is “How do I get my significant other involved in my health and wellness goals?” We are here to help you with getting more support at home, turning your significant other into an at-home accountability partner to help you achieve your long term goals. Here are some ideas of where to start! Communicate: Yes. You are going to have to talk to each other. Let's be honest. Many of us have tried many different things to improve our nutrition and/or lose weight. Many of those things are quick fixes that yield short term results and...

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“I’m sorry Sam, it’s just not a good time.” In the fitness world, we hear that a lot. The scenario looks like this:  New member signs up, and is a literal house on fire for the first few weeks or even months.  Then the daily workouts become weekly, then every two weeks, etc… We have a system of follow up at CFA—I get a system alert email when someone has not been to a class in 7 days.  When I get that email, I send a text to the member I got the email about, to check in and see...

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You are about to enter the last 2 months of 2019. The last 60 days of 2019. Around the holidays, these may be the toughest 60 days of 2019. Many people struggle during this time of year and let those struggles define their entire year. You work hard all year and then the stress of the holidays, and temptations of various holiday foods and beverages get the best of us. We get it! Here are 3 tips for staying on track with your 2019 health and wellness goals so that you end 2019 on a good note: Schedule exercise. Look...

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You may have noticed that your clothes feel a little tight, you seem to have no energy, and you are self-conscience of your body. You hop on the scale for confirmation of how you feel and you immediately deflate. You think back to a time when you felt good about yourself and you want to get back there.  So you begin working with a nutrition coach and personal trainer to reach that new goal. After a couple of weeks, you are eating better, feeling like you have more energy, and your workouts feel great! You hop back on that scale...

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