Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Food & Culture

Challenge: try a new meal from a different culture! Of course, food is important in our health, but it is also important in culture. Visit these links to get healthy meal ideas for various cultures such as Asian, Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Latin American, and Middle Eastern. Personalize Your Plate Tip Sheet_AsianIndian_Final Personalize Your Plate Tip […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Easy Hamstring Stretches

Most people struggle with having tight hamstrings. A great way to end your workout is by stretching out your hamstrings. Here are 2 easy ways that you can stretch your hamstrings on your own and while at home: Towel/band Method Using a long towel or band, wrap it around the back of your knee. While […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Balance Exercises

Having good balance is important for many activities we do every day, such as walking and going up and down the stairs. Exercises that improve balance can help prevent falls, a common problem in older adults and stroke patients. They can also benefit those who are obese since weight is not always carried or distributed […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Glute stretches and strength training

Why should I care about my glute flexibility and strength? Performing glute flexibility and strengthening exercises can help relieve: Low back tension Pain in buttocks or pelvis Tightness in hamstrings and hips Performing glute exercises consistently can lead to benefits like: Improved lower body strength Enhanced lower body flexibility and range of motion Reduced risk […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Is Salt Healthy?

Are some versions of salt healthier than others? Popular types of salt include table salt, sea salt, and pink Himalayan salt. Sea salt and pink Himalayan salts are often marketed with health foods. Does that mean they are healthier options or worth the extra price point? Sea salt comes from dehydrated seawater. Pink Himalayan salt […]

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