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  • By admin | In News | on August 7, 2013

    WOMEN, HORMONES and HAIR LOSS. As you know (anyone who knows me) I love to live pretty fast, although I do meditate when I think I need to, which is probably not often enough and I preach it and teach it to everyone else. I was living fast and furious in 2012 into 2013 with […]

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  • SPRING is ALMOST HERE: The Great Outdoors

    By admin | In News | on August 6, 2013

      The Great Outdoors; Getting Fit in Spring       by Jill Healy-Quintard       Spring is here and now is the time to dust off the Winter hibernation and begin that exercise program that you have been promising yourself.   In Spring with the onset of warmer weather we suddenly get the […]

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  • BODY and BALANCE Fitness and Wellness will BALANCE and ALIGN YOUR BODY  What Happens to Your Body when Your Posture is Poor?  Your lower back gets loaded with compressed forces. Your upper back gets overstretched and weak. Your abdominals become inactive. Your neck protrudes to compensate for the shift in weight. Your front hip flexors […]

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  • Think white, think cold, think snow, think fun and fitness. Skiing and Snowboarding time is here. Becoming fitter before you hit the snowfields will insure that you will have a much better snow holiday, less chance of injury and therefore more fun. The first step in the preparation is to begin your ski specific fitness […]

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  •   Aussie Research Reinforces Sitting/Chronic Health Link: (Source: Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity)   The longer you spend sitting down, the greater your chances of developing chronic illness, a recent Australian and American study has found. Excessive time spent in a seated position has been linked to various negative health factors for several […]

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  • Breathe: Life Moving Faster Than Ever Before

    By admin | In News | on March 2, 2013

    www.bodyandbalance.com.au When a teenager says “I can’t believe it is March already!” you know it is not just because you are well past being a teenager that you also think this……….I never thought this as a teenager as life was just endless possibilities and a year was well and truely a year, now a year […]

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  • WE SURVIVED…..Life Goes On

    By admin | In News | on December 21, 2012

    Today was to be the end of the earth…….WE SURVIVED, but now that we have it is time to look at how we can change our lives for the better and the benifit of mankind. Fitness is something that is available to all of us no matter where you live or what you do. You […]

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  • Wake Up Australians!!! It’s Not Rocket Science

    By admin | In News | on May 31, 2012

    A recent study found that one in four American teens may have prediabetes, meaning they are on the verge of developing type 2 diabetes, or are already diabetic. Type 2 diabetes was once known as adult onset diabetes because it was virtually unheard of in children. Unfortunately, even teenagers are no longer safe from this […]

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  • Stand and Deliver Your Best at Your Computer

    By admin | In News | on May 13, 2012

    I use my computer for 3-5 hours per day and for the past few years have chosen to stand as opposed to sitting and do not suffer the back, weak abdominals, tense shoulders etc that people who sit at computers suffer on a daily basis. Each evening as I see my clients arrive for their Pilates […]

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  • By Jill Healy-Quintard Older adults as well as the young are dancing their way to better health. Chances are you’ve read and heard about all the latest crazes for fitness and weight loss—Fitness dance programs are becoming increasingly popular across the globe and across all ages and fitness levels. Currently 6 million people take a […]

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