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8 Benefits of Juicing
Sunday, March 29 2020 12:19 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Juicing!   As you may already know, there are so many benefits to juicing! Juicing is the process of extracting juice from fruits and/or vegetables. What’s the difference between juicing and just drinking a glass of juice?  The resulting liquid from juicing contains most of the vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals (phytonutrients) found in the whole fruit or vegetable (and leaves out all of the added… Read Article
5 Baby Steps to Creating a Workout Routine for Beginners
Sunday, March 22 2020 11:51 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
The world of workout doesn’t have to be intimidating. Regardless of where you are in your fitness journey, Genesis is here to help you live a healthy lifestyle. Here are just a few tips for creating a workout routine for beginners: Evaluate your current physical activity. Even at the beginner level, everyone performs at varying degrees of physical activity. Take a moment to wri… Read Article
Swap It! Lower your Sugar Intake with Healthy Alternatives
Saturday, March 21 2020 4:10 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Alrighty, folks. The holiday season is over. What does that mean? It means we have no excuse! It means we have the opportunity to lower our sugar intake with fewer temptations around. Without Grandma asking you to try her new batch of freshly baked Christmas cookies, without those holiday parties and dessert trays calling your name, without those ever-tempting chocolates going on sale … Read Article
Healthy Kids Part 2: What to do if my child is struggling with weight issues?
Tuesday, March 10 2020 1:48 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
  (HINT: DIETING ISN’T THE ANSWER)   How do you know if your child is at risk for obesity? It can be confusing to tell if your kid is packing on some extra pounds before a growth spurt or if they’re truly at risk for becoming overweight or obese.   DON’T SELF-DIAGNOSE!   Your pediatrician should be your first point of contac… Read Article
Healthy Kids Part 1: Creating Healthier Habits
Thursday, March 5 2020 11:00 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Chicken nuggets. French fries. Mac n’ cheese. These “American staples” are seen on almost every children's menu around the country, appeasing picky eaters and young foodies alike. While tasty, these delicacies may be doing our children more harm than good. THE FACTS ABOUT CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN AMERICA You’re likely aware that the United States has a childhood obesity proble… Read Article
Staying Healthy While Dining Out & Sticking to Your Resolution
Thursday, February 20 2020 11:43 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Most people would agree that with Winter comes dining out and overeating. Why? Here are five reasons why. With all those game days, holiday get-togethers, family gatherings and more, it’s safe to say that when we come together and it’s cold out, we do what’s convenient and easy, and we eat out. But with this, comes complete blind trust in your menu des… Read Article
10 Top Health Benefits to Drinking Red Wine
Tuesday, February 18 2020 1:05 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
It's time to grab your corkscrews… Drink Wine Day is today, February 18, 2020! Having alcohol in its contents, you wouldn’t expect the delicious Pinor Noirs and Cabernets of the world to have many health benefits. But I’m here to tell you that a glass of red wine, and red wine in moderation, is widely recognized and doctor-approved, as a way to keep yourself healthy and prevent your body… Read Article
5 Tips for Keeping your Heart Healthy this Valentine’s Day
Friday, February 14 2020 12:58 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
This Valentine’s Day, make sure to show yourself some love! And we don’t just mean with decadent chocolates and flowers... Although, yes! What we really mean is to show your heart some love. Keep your heart healthy and ticking for many more holidays to come! Keep your Heart Healthy this Valentine’s Day 1. Pump Up Your Cardio The American Heart Association recommends moderate to intense exercise for… Read Article
Couples Workouts for Valentine’s Day
Wednesday, February 12 2020 12:54 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
What's the saying? Couples that play together, stay together? Paxton Noll, a certified Personal Trainer at our East Central Genesis gym in Wichita, and Gina Cole, Group Fitness Instructor, have demonstrated some dynamic duo workouts, just in time for Valentine's Day. These workouts can be done really anywhere. So, before you head out with your Valentine for a romantic dinner or whatever activity you have planned, consider br… Read Article
Overcome Seasonal Depression with these 5 Tips
Thursday, February 6 2020 4:12 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Don’t just wait for the weather to warm up to get you out of depression. Genesis Health Clubs is here to help! Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real and can really bring you down. The definition of SAD is a type of depression that relates to seasons. Most of the time, people are affected in the fall through the winter season. Less often, people are affected by SAD… Read Article
Using Massage Therapy to Recover from Your Workout
Monday, January 27 2020 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
6 Easy Tips to Reduce Stress
Wednesday, October 2 2019 1:12 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
With the craziness of day-to-day life and that inevitable extra project that has to be done today, we can all agree that life can get a little stressful. Don’t let yourself get bogged down with the stressors in your life, take a deep breath, and try a few of these easy ways to wind down:   Get moving Exercise releases stress and tension-reducing hormones and helps your body’s ability t… Read Article
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