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  • Managing Heat: How to Exercise safely in hot weather.

    Managing Heat: How to Exercise safely in hot weather.

    The CDC ( Centers for Disease and Control ) reported that data extrapolated between the years of 2004 - 2018 ( 14 years ) showed an average of 728 deaths per year from heat related injuries. In the US alone there are at least 65,000 emergency room and hospital visits just for heat aliments alone. What are some of the best ways to prevent heat injuries when a person wants to live an active fitness lifestyle? Extreme heat Impact One of the best ways for the body to cope with external heat is to Sweat. Sweating is the bodies attempt to maintain a balanced body temperature of 98.6 *. Sweating can be compromised: if we wear tight, non breathable clothing Not hydrated properly if the ....

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  • 3 Things you can do Now! To Adopt healthy eating habits!

    3 Things you can do Now! To Adopt healthy eating habits!

    Adopting healthy eating habits can be challenging but by and large if you have a plan, keep to a schedule and forgive yourself if you slip up. You can begin to take control of your health and start the process of making smarter food choices. Listed below are 3 things you can do to start adopting healthy eating habits. Move more I've found that lifestyle changes are successful only when they are straight forward and relevant. When it comes to exercise. People have too much of a tendency to " go all out " I realize that your motivated. But jumping right into it can cause you to: get injured get discouraged stop your efforts A more realistic approach would be to ....

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  • Gyms are open! So, where are you?!

    Gyms are open! So, where are you?!

    In the State of California we have been opened for business since June 16, 2021 Now that we are getting back to " normal" when are you getting back unto the fitness band wagon? The only way that is going to happen is to first figure out what is it that you really want to do. Just like the job market people are taking their time to find the right fitness place to help them get back to pre lockdown activity. Especially, after what we went through the past 18 months. One of the first things to do is too see what fitness resources are available in your neighborhood. As a result of the lockdown, we now are use to staying close to home. So find what services are near you to help make ....

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  • How to Read a Nutrition Label properly!

    How to Read a Nutrition Label properly!

    The Nutritional Label . Something that we all should be familiar but may not fully appreciate the benefit it can give to our lives. The FDA has updated the Nutrition Food Label . These new changes can make an impact on your daily nutritional needs. Firstly, to make reading food labels beneficial it is prudent that we take the time to figure out what your daily nutritional needs are. The best way to do that is to schedule an appointment with Next Level Fitness and you can utilize the I nbody 270 body composition analyzer which will measure your weight which consists of 3 things: Water Fat Muscle Based on these metrics the Inbody 270 will calculate your ....

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  • The 4 best practices for Men to maintain their health and reduce risk!

    The 4 best practices for Men to maintain their health and reduce risk!

    Hello, There is a issue concerning the lack of pro activity of men in dealing with there health issues. About 2/3 Men are less likely to see a Doctor according to a 2019 Cleveland Clinic survey of 10,000 current and past clients. On top of this 20% are less likely to be forthcoming with regard to symptoms they may be experiencing. That lack of candor can increase the risk for common diseases such as: High blood pressure Prostate Skin cancers Diabetes As always early intervention is the best medicine to make sure we reduce our risk for illness. Some of the issues plaguing men in taking responsibility for their health is the machismo culture that is pervasive among ....

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  • How does "Oxygen Debt" help you lose weight!!

    How does "Oxygen Debt" help you lose weight!!

    Oxygen Debt what is it and how can it help me to change my body. Definition of oxygen debt : a cumulative deficit of oxygen available for oxidative metabolism that develops during periods of intense bodily activity and must be made good when the body returns to rest How is that applicable to my exercise? Well, to sum it up look at this video . Like running, hiking, biking or any endeavor that involves cardio. Oxygen debt is when you are stressing your cardio respiratory system and there is a slight deficit between oxygen uptake and utilization between the heart and lungs. The most simplest explanation of oxygen debt is when the intensity of the cardio ....

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  • Three solutions to managing your Workplace during Covid -19

    Three solutions to managing your Workplace during Covid -19

    For many of us during Covid working @ home has its advantages and disadvantages. One of the disadvantages has been the consistently engaging in the new medium of communication which is: VIDEO Conferencing. While this medium is not new. The usage of it has exploded worldwide as a result of the pandemic. Those most readily to adapt have been able to take advantage of this technology and continue to earn an income for themselves. While that in of itself is important what has developed as a result of this adaptation is the mired number of complaints of musculoskeletal ailments that either were present or manifested right after March 16, 2020. Lenovo Technology Group did a ....

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  • Bouncing Back after Covid lockdown!

    Bouncing Back after Covid lockdown!

    1000 of people have become sedentary as a result of the covid 19 pandemic. As social distancing and lockdown measures suspended access to physical fitness centers. People have resorted to a few different methods to maintaining their healthy lifestyle. From videos, to live streaming or outdoor workouts people have been trying to maintain a creative edge in staying healthy. Science knows that there is a direct link between physical inactivity and chronic illness. Eating crappy food and sitting down in front of the TV or computer hasn't benefited people much. This being done of the past year has seen a rise in the waist line of many Americans and coupled with the anxiety of "not knowing" ....

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  • How to have a Healthy Gut!

    How to have a Healthy Gut!

    Recent science has illustrated the benefits of having a good balance of healthy bacteria in our digestive system. It has been found that good gut health leads to a healthy, longer life and less risk of disease. The case for a healthy gut is rooted in the condition called DYSBIOSIS. Which is when the bacterial flora in the gut is imbalanced and leads to inflammation in the gut lining. This condition can lead to " Leaky Gut Syndrome " Where the lining of the small intestine is perforated ( small holes in the intestinal wall ) and its contents leak into the surrounding tissue. As a result, inflammation can arise and lead to : diarrhea constipation upset stomach allergies These ....

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  • The world is Coming back to Normal. Are you ready?

    The world is Coming back to Normal. Are you ready?

    It's seems as if there is light at the end of the tunnel as we near the end of the crisis we have been dealing with for the past 16 months. As the #'s drop and the vaccine is being distributed people are beginning to resume some sense of a normal routine. How do you proceed back into the world after a lockdown? The first thing is figure out what you want to be going. Then begin exploring whether that endeavor is feasible. Determine your comfort level. Is it 1-1 or small group training. If small group training what are the class sizes? Are they outside or online? Once you determine a facility. Call ahead of time and find out their hours ,days and times of their classes and/or facility ....

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