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Dedicated Olympians Strive for Excellence!

The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating.  The Summer and Winter Games alternate every four years but are two years apart. Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894. Continue reading

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Boost Your Workout with HIIT

When you’ve established a solid base of exercise through cardio work, weight training, stretching and yoga on a consistent basis, you may feel like your progress has leveled-off.  You can pump-up the volume by A) varying the style of cardio you are using, B) changing the weight (ratio you use to build muscle moving to higher number of reps, adding more weight, or reducing the length of rest periods or C) adding plio or high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Continue reading

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