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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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  • How to press your Fitness Reset button

    How to press your Fitness Reset button

    Hello Current and Potential Next Levelers, Every year we begin a new year in our fitness endeavors as we make an attempt to get your body back in shape. How do you make your fitness goals a reality? Well we start with reset by analyze your : palate : what are you r daily food choices digestion: are you having digestive issues that can prevent you from assimilating nutrients in your diet metabolism: how are you fueling your body Attitude : perception of yourself Once you get a idea of what you need to improve upon you can address it by following these 5 action items: Food : What is the most important meal of the day? The one after you wake up. BREAKFAST!!! What a cool ....

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  • Women's Health: Telltale Signs that you are having a Heart Attack

    Women's Health: Telltale Signs that you are having a Heart Attack

    Unbeknownst to many, women are at risk for developing and having stressors which can affect their hearts and lead to life changing and altering affects. It is prudent for us to not only understand what leads to heart attacks in women but most importantly how can we ( and I hope we never too ! ) know when a loved one is in the throes of an episode. A heart attack is when one of the arteries that supplies the heart with oxygen gets closed off and starves the heart. This blockage can occur due too: Diet: poor food choice, irregular eating times, skipping meals Stress: work, relationships Metabolic: diabetes, liver Here are some statistics from ( Heart & Stroke Report 2018 ): 78% ....

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  • How to properly use your bathroom Weight Scale!

    Most of us weigh ourselves on a daily or on a fairly consistent basis. But what is the best way to insure that you are using your bathroom scale efficiently ? Below I have listed some tips for YOU on how to maximize your results using your bathroom scale. Before we begin if you have a rickety old scale , GET A NEW ONE!!!! Make sure your scale is clean and doesn't have dirt or moisture on or it. Make sure that your scale is on a " firm" flooring! No mats, carpets. Hardwood or tile is preferred. Check that its calibrated. Adjust the floor knobs on the bottom of the scale. Put a " leveler" in the middle of the scale to see that it's level. Figure out what is the best time to weight. For ....

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