Tag Archives: fitness

Reinvent Your Route

Are you the type of person that does the same walking route every day? Are you getting bored with your regular bike path? Do you find it hard to fit the recommended guidelines of 2 days of strength training into your … Continue reading

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ACI’s Walks the Talk: Navid’s Wellness Challenge (Part 2)

(In case you missed it, check out Part 1 here.) Knowing that my wedding was coming up in 2 months, and constantly seeing flyers for “healthy living” and reading the weekly “AppleByte,” I knew that there was a resource here … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

Over the years we have seen many health food trends that promise to help you shed pounds and keep you lean. Find out whether those tips are tricks or healthy treats! Diet Soda TRICK! Drinking diet sodas is linked to … Continue reading

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Workout Tracker Technology

Whether it’s an app, a wristband or a clip on, workout trackers are at the forefront of trending fitness equipment. Here are 3 great workout bands and apps to try: Product Format Price What does it track? FitBit Zip *FitBit … Continue reading

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Are All Carbs Bad?

Our bodies NEED carbohydrates to function. Determining what is a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ carb depends on the food’s nutrient content and the speed at which our bodies absorb them. Complex (a.k.a. ‘Good’) Carbs: Vegetables and whole grains provide fiber and … Continue reading

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Foam Rolling: How to Prep for Your Workout

Using a foam roller to massage your muscles is one of the BEST ways to warm up to prevent injury. You can find foam rollers in most fitness centers, and they look like a long, stiff cylinder about 10 inches … Continue reading

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Soak Up Your Vitamin D

Some facts about Vitamin D from the ACI Specialty Benefits CORE Wellness team! Did you know you can get one of our body’s most basic nutrients just from standing outside? Vitamin D is not only found in some of our … Continue reading

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