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Arms, Back, and Shoulders
Wednesday, March 31 2021 10:03 PM
Categorized In At-Home Workouts
Light to Medium Weight  Slow: 4 counts down, four counts up Quick: 2 counts down, 2 counts up Use At-Home Objects like water bottles if you don't have weights available!     Set 1 Traditional Pushups: 4 slow, 8 quick Tricep pushups: 4 slow, 8 quick Combo: 2 traditional pushups, 2 tricep pushups – repeat 4 times   Set 2 Bicep Curl: 4 slow, … Read Article
Core and Booty
Monday, March 29 2021 4:54 PM
Categorized In At-Home Workouts
1 minute each workout with a 15-second break in between each move 30-second break between each set 2-minute break between each round   Set 1 Plank toe taps Single Leg Glute Bridge   Set 2 Plank Leg Lift Glute Bridges     Set 3 Side Plank Elbow to Knee Superman   Set 4 V Sit Toe Tap Reach Pistol Squat   S… Read Article
Building Muscle Mass: More Weight or More Reps?
Thursday, March 18 2021 3:25 PM
Categorized In Fitness
What's better for getting bigger muscles? Heavy weight and few reps, or light weight and more reps? Here’s how it all breaks down. Low Reps with Heavier Weight The traditional method for building muscle mass, for both men and women alike, is to lift heavier weights and increase the amount of weight over time. On the intense end of the spectrum, powerlifters and many competitive bodybuilder… Read Article
Lower Body Exercises - Bodyweight Workout
Monday, March 8 2021 4:35 PM
Categorized In At-Home Workouts
Bodyweight Workout for your Lower Body We've got an amazing body weight workout for you today! One that will fire up those legs and booty! This lower body bodyweight workout is perfect for both men and women, for levels beginner, intermediate and advanced!   Part 1 Forward Lunge - 20 each single leg Stand tall with feet hip-width apart and engage your core. Take a big step forward with yo… Read Article
Reasons Why Parents Enroll Kids in Summer Camp
Monday, March 8 2021 4:25 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
It’s almost that time… Summer is fast approaching and soon the kids will be out of school! Do you have a plan to keep your kids active and engaged this Summer? If not, don’t fret! At Genesis Health Clubs, we offer Mighty Camp, which helps maximize the fun in sports and self-development activities designed for children ages 5-12 years. At Mighty Camp kids participate in STEAM ac… Read Article
Summer Grilled Vegetable Salad
Saturday, March 6 2021 2:40 PM
Categorized In Recipes
Recipe by Amy Flannegan, Certified NutritionistOriginal Recipe adapted from ohsheglows.com   One concern we see a lot in the nutrition world is how to stay interested in and make healthy foods taste great. A lot of healthy, plant-based meals are lacking in the ingredients that trigger our drool-response—melty cheese, fried or greasy foods, and creamy, buttery sauces. As we continue in spring … Read Article
What is Caloric Afterburn?
Thursday, March 4 2021 1:23 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About Caloric Afterburn You are always burning calories during your workout, but with the “afterburn effect,” your body continues to blast fat and calories long after you’ve left the gym. How does this work, and how can you get it? We’ve got the answers.   The Science of the Afterburn Effect In simple terms, afterburn is additional energy your body expe… Read Article
Using Massage Therapy to Recover from Your Workout
Wednesday, March 3 2021 10:50 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
There are many direct and indirect benefits to massage therapy, and the different levels and types of bodywork can have different goals. Not only does massage therapy feel good, but it also accomplishes profound changes in the body’s soft tissue (muscles, fascia, tendons, etc.), leading to improved range of motion, injury rehabilitation, a more balanced body, decreased pain, and better p… Read Article
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