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The Inner Ring

- Courtesy photo Martial Arts: The Best Path to Fitness By Robbie Alexander, NSCA-CPT Could traditional martial arts be used for accomplishing big fitness goals? By “big” I mean agility,...

Taking Care Of Your Thyroid Naturally

Your metabolic health is determined by how efficiently your thyroid gland is working. The thyroid is located in the front of your throat and helps to regulate your energy levels and healing. When your thyroid isn’t secreting enough hormones into your system, you can suffer from...

The Inner Ring-Holiday Fitness Solutions (Part Two)

By Robbie Alexander, NSCA-CPT, APDT According to the Calorie Control Council, the average holiday feast is at least equivalent to the average person’s total daily caloric intake. Think about that one for a second....

The Inner Ring- Holiday Fitness Solutions (Part One)

Photo courtesy of Monrovia Weekly contributor, Robbie Alexander By Robbie Alexander, NSCA-CPT, APDT “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” It’s that time of year when the temptations to be lazy regarding our healthy...

Fending Off the Flu: 3 Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter

By Arriane Cipher The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and it can only mean one thing: winter is coming. As a bonus, the cool and rainy weather also rings in the much-dreaded flu season. According...

The Inner Ring – Lucuma Powder

By Robbie Alexander, NSCA-CPT, APDT Nothing sends more people quickly scampering for the hills like when you bring up the topic of nutrition. Some people struggle with the question, “Should I stop eating sugar?” Others get stumped at, “Are...

The Inner Ring

By Robbie Alexander, NSCA-CPT, APDT Welcome to my new health and fitness column. As a dog trainer, functional fitness consultant and personal defense trainer, my intention every other week will be to get you thinking about getting off the couch, putting...

How Alcohol Affects Your Calorie Count

https://www.facebook.com/GimmeFit/videos/394633597993592/ Beer, wine, or liquor? Did a response pop into your head instantly when you read that question? It did for me. I, like 70% of the U.S. adult population, enjoy having a cold drink every now and then. But I know, and you should too, that...

Free App Shows What Medicare Covers

By Greg Dill Let’s say you go for your annual physical and your doctor recommends that you get a hearing and balance test, or an electrocardiogram (EKG), or a Hepatitis B screening. Does your Original Medicare cover these services? Now there’s a quick way to find...

Expectations Versus Reality of Weight Loss

Searching for weight loss information on the internet can feel like rummaging around a yard sale, hoping to find a fitting tablecloth. It can be tough to sort through what works and what doesn't. I never knew that the master cleanse was a thing, until...
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