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Journey Toward Hip Replacement – Lorna Kleidman

In June of 2016 I had a full left hip replacement at the age of 50. Many people naturally associate joint replacement surgery with advanced age, but it’s not uncommon to hear stories of younger individuals in their 30s also needing the procedure for …
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Simple Ingredients

Can you tell me where to go for the best pizza in your neighborhood? Sure you can. That’s because you probably don’t know many people who don’t love pizza. Me neither. They may not eat it often because of dietary reasons, but this simple food is noted as …
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Become One of the First to Offer KettleX® Yoga Classes

KettleX® Yoga a sophisticated Vinyasa-based workout that pairs linear, curvy, traditional & rhythmic movements with the added resistance of a very light weight.
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Should Cardio Be Done Before or After Weights?

This is a very common question that people often ask, and for good reason. I used to do cardio prior to taking fitness classes as a way to warm up my body and prime my lungs since I had very bad asthma. But after a weight lifting session it also felt go…
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Enhance Your Fitness with Attention to Weak Links

We all tend to settle into a routine of doing what we do best in our fitness routines. After all, it’s the path of least resistance, it feels good, and it gives us a sense of accomplishment. Yet each of us able-bodied fitness enthusiasts have weak areas o…
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Activities for Off Days

Clients and friends often ask, “What should I do on my off days?” I know the feeling; you get the notion that you should be doing something, but in fact it’s not always necessary.
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What is KettleX Yoga?

KettleX Yoga is a unique yoga-based workout and certification course utilizing one light Kettlebell to enhance stability, endurance, focus, balance and lean muscle.
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The “Deceleration Effect” of Kettlebells

The bells are the tools that give you MORE for your time and effort. One of the many aspects of using the bells is the “Deceleration Effect” which occurs just by implementing basic Swinging motions.
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Stairway to Fabulous

Whether you’re in the North East where we’re in mid-winter mode, or in a warmer location, stair climbing is an excellent and affordable way to get your cardio, power and endurance. It’s also perfect for great-looking legs and that lifted butt I talk about…
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A Detailed Introduction to Kettlebell Sport

Kettlebell Sport, also known as Girevoy Sport (GS), is a highly challenging power-endurance feat of a cyclical nature. Lifters’ success involves technique, flexibility, strength and power, proper breathing patterns, aerobic capacity, stability and mental …
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Watching TV Has Never Been So Good For Your Waistline!

Here’s a fun way to get your fitness basics done, while watching your favorite show! Print out and read through this list, performing the exercises when indicated. Utilize at least one hour of airtime.
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The Two Qualities of an Ideal Workout Partner

We tend to workout longer when their partner was perceived as both more skilled and was one who kept encouragement to a minimum.
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KettleX Tutorial - Swing Flip Part 1

Here's any easy way to perform the Swing Flip - aka Snatch
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KettleX Tutorial - Swing Flip Part 2

Here's what you need to know to bring the bell down smoothly and efficiently.
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KettleX Tutorial - Choosing the Right Kettlebell

This brief tutorial will show you what to look for when choosing your Kettlebells, be it for fitness or competition.
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KettleX Workout Ladder

Try this kettlebell ladder for a short but effective workout. Time your set and try to reduce your time when you perform it again!
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Sauna and Cold Plunge

One of my favorite ways to rejuvenate after a workout or on a recovery day is the contrast therapy of heat and cold. Here's how to proceed:
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Video: KettleX Ridiculously Simple Kettlebell and Kettlebag Moves

Ladies, here's an excuse-proof way to perform the most basic kettlebell movements, even if you don't have a kettlebell!
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KettleX Double Arm Swing Ladder

Short on time? Here's a quick but effective KB series. Let me know how you do!
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The Lowdown on Skinny Fat

Skinny fat is a term for those who are not necessarily overweight, but are also not trim. Usually this type of physique possesses high body fat - 24% to 38% - and low muscle tone, so although they look skinny, they may have cellulite, even in the early 2…
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