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4 Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

4 Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep Improved memory- New memories will stay for longer periods of time if enough sleep is had. This is due to activation of brain regions changing while sleeping. It is thought that these memories shift to areas of the brain that are better at storing and accessing memories [1]. Increased weight loss- Those who are sleep deprived have been shown to intake 385 extra calories a day when compared to people who have a had a sufficient amount of sleep [2]. This is believed to be caused by a change in the timing of hormones
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5 Healthy Food Substitutions

Whole wheat bread instead of white bread- Whole wheat offers a lot of (or more) vitamins and minerals that are not contained in white bread such as zinc, vitamin E, magnesium, and fiber. Whole grain bread also promotes a greater feeling of fullness. Lastly, whole wheat is lower on the glycemic index [1]. A food lower on the glycemic index will release glucose slower and promote weight loss. Eat dark greens instead of iceberg lettuce. Iceberg lettuce is mostly made of water and does not have much nutritional value. Dark greens such as kale and spinach have high amounts of
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Static vs. Dynamic Stretching before a Workout

Static vs. Dynamic Stretching before a Workout We have all seen the people in the gym who start throwing weights around the second they walk through those doors. They know that stretching is important, but why is stretching so important, and what kind of stretching should be done pre-workout?  Stretching before a workout has many benefits such as a decrease in the risk of injury, improved range of motion, and improved circulation. Now that we know the benefits of stretching should I perform static or dynamic stretching exercises pre-workout? Just for clarification static stretching is stretching the part of your
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Hydration and Weight Loss

  Living in the desert we have all been told or at least thought that we should drink more water. The body needs water for almost every function it has. Even when exhaling, there is a loss of about 2 cups of water a day in the form of vapor. Besides knowing that water intake is important, did you know that increased hydration could lead to fat loss? A study done in 2010 compared two groups that followed the same diet, but one of the groups consumed 500ml of water (about 2 cups) before meals. The water group had around
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The Benefits of Ketone Supplementation

The Benefits of Ketone Supplementation By: Intern, Aaron Davis First, we need to know what ketosis is. Ketosis is when the body enters a state where the primary fuel being burned is fat, and not the usual source of carbohydrates. Ketosis is a great way to burn fat faster than usual, but how do we get the body to turn into this fat burning machine? Ketosis can be achieved by the ketones that are produced through an increase in fat intake and decrease in carbohydrates, but like many other diets it can be very difficult to stick with, and thankfully
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Mobility Workshop-Upper Body Emphasis

Mobility Workshop: Core Emphasis. This is an OPEN Workshop for anyone (golfers, runners, crossfitters, weekend warriors, etc) who would like to learn a few more ways they can mobilize their body for better performance using tools like a foam roller, lacrosse balls, VooDoo Bands, and anything else one might find in their gym, home, or studio. This workshop will be at 11am on Saturday July 25th. This particular workshop will focus on the upper body from the rib cage and thoracic spine, around the shoulder blades, chest, biceps/triceps, neck, forearms and wrists. Regularly working on mobility is perfect for anyone looking
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Mobility Workshop Core Emphasis

Mobility Workshop: Core Emphasis. This is an OPEN Workshop for anyone (golfers, runners, crossfitters, weekend warriors, etc) who would like to learn a few more ways they can mobilize their body for better performance using tools like a foam roller, lacrosse balls, VooDoo Bands, and anything else one might find in their gym, home, or studio. This workshop will be at 11am on Saturday June 27th. This particular workshop will focus on the “Core” from Glutes, Hip Flexors, etc. to the muscles of the sides and spine. Regularly working on mobility is perfect for anyone looking to relieve muscle adhesions
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Mobility Workshop: Lower Body Emphasis | Scottsdale

Mobility Workshop: Lower Body Emphasis. This is an OPEN Workshop for anyone (golfers, runners, crossfitters, weekend warriors, etc) who would like to learn a few more ways they can mobilize their body for better performance using tools like a foam roller, lacrosse balls, VooDoo Bands, and anything else one might find in their gym, home, or studio. This workshop will be at 10am on Saturday May 30th. This particular workshop will focus on the lower body. Regularly working on mobility is perfect for anyone looking to relieve muscle adhesions (knots) improve range of motion, decrease pain, and enhance performance. Crossfitters,
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Fitness By Andrew Golf Scramble 2016

  Fitness By Andrew will present The 5th Annual Fitness By Andrew Golf Scramble on Longbow Golf Club on September 17th, 2014. The FBA Golf Scramble has been an annual event for the staff, clients, colleagues and friends of Fitness By Andrew LLC to get together for some great golf, networking opportunities, and some fun while enjoying one of Mesa’s outstanding golf courses. On Saturday, September 17th, the Golf Scramble Tournament will be held at the Longbow Golf Club. Registration for this worthwhile event is just $80 for individuals, $300 for Foursome. We are looking forward to a great event of an 18 hole
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“Beat The Heat” 3 Week Weight Loss Challege

Stay cool and lose weight this summer with our brand new three week weight loss challenge! Literally “beat the heat” and train with Scottsdale’s leading weight loss professionals.  This three week weight loss challenge includes: Three 50 minutes semi private fitness intensive sessions a week (9 training sessions total) Carb Cycle Nutritional Program 21 Daily Fitness Emails that include workouts, healthy recipes, fitness advice, fitness tips and advice, and more! 9 “Mandatory” cardio sessions Motivational Coaching throughout your training sessions All this for only $99! Call today to reserve your spot to “Beat The Heat” and drop up to 20lbs!* START DATE:
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