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  • 4 REASONS TO HIRE A CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH

    4 REASONS TO HIRE A CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH

    First off, what is a health coach? Per Wikipedia’s definition, a certify health coach is a professional who uses “evidence-based skillful conversation, clinical interventions and strategies to actively and safely engage client/patients in health behavior change. Health coaches are certified or credentialed to safely guide clients and patients who may have chronic conditions or those

  • Five Ways to a Healthier Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

    As Thanksgiving and the holiday season fast approaches, the health coaches at LightenUp Fitness wanted to share some ways we prepare our members for the holidays.  Don’t try to accomplish all of them at once.  Focus on a couple this holiday season and see how you do. Celebrate relationships, not food The origin of Thanksgiving

  • Stretch What?!?

    Stretch What?!?

    Do you stretch? Is it really that important? What is Dynamic Stretching vs. Static Stretching? Today we are taking a look at two types of stretching and how to perform them. I started running in 2006 and would sit in my driveway doing a sit and reach to touch my toes and then off I