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Picking the Right Fitness Class

Yoga pose of woman at Move Wellness of Ann Arbor

Exercise classes in Ann Arbor, Michigan, are not hard to find. MOVE Fitness Ann Arbor offers classes geared towards beginners, experts and every level in between. It makes things easier if a customer already knows which classes work for them, but if you are new to guided fitness, the sheer variety of class types and trends can be overwhelming. Read More…

“Disruptive Innovations” in the Healthcare System [Infographic]

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It’s pretty remarkable, and alarming, that approximately $11 billion per year is wasted due to “inefficient communications” in the healthcare system. Technology is so very helpful in the healthcare industry but only when used efficiently. Unfortunately, inefficient use of technology in today’s healthcare system is an all-to common problem that needs reform…and fast! That’s A LOT of money being wasted! Click through to check out an infographic from the team at The George Washington University School of Business that explains the issue and possible resolutions. Read More…

How Much Time Will It Take to Reduce Belly Fat?

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Belly fat accumulates just beneath the skin and deep within the abdomen surrounding the organs. The fat is known as subcutaneous fat and visceral fat, respectively. Reducing your caloric intake and exercising regularly are the two ways to naturally reduce both types of fat around your waistline, and both strategies take time to produce results — think weeks, not days. Modifying your diet leads to quicker results compared to exercise, but a combination of both strategies will help melt away the fat even faster. Read More…

Gluten Free For Weight Loss…Yes Or No?

Gluten free weight loss diet

You may have heard about the gluten free diet at the gym, from your friend or even when reading celebrity weight loss news. Even though the diet is mainly recommended for those suffering from celiac disease, it has gained popularity in recent years for helping individuals to lose weight.

If gluten-free has been haunting you for a while and you’re thinking of giving it a go, here are some pros and cons of the diet you should consider first. Read More…

Recovery Time for Muscular Endurance Between Sets

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As if exercise wasn’t confusing enough — now throw recovery time between sets into the mix. It’s actually an important detail when trying to maximize your results in the gym. However, optimal rest time between sets varies depending upon your fitness goals – building strength or increasing muscular endurance. In general, short rest times between sets are more effective for increasing muscular endurance. Read More…

What Obesity is Costing? [Infographic]

Today in America about two thirds of the American population is considered obese. That means that a person’s average body mass index (BMI) is over 25. Most of the obesity in America is located in the southern states, with Mississippi having the highest number of obese residents. America is second in obesity only to Mexico.

Obesity brings up a number of costs that many may not have thought of. The most obvious cost is for medical care due to complications from obesity, but there are also other individual costs incurred. These costs can include plus sized clothing, food, weight loss programs and disability payments. Money can also be lost due to a decrease in productivity. Even gas prices are higher for obese people because their car uses more gas depending on the total weight of the vehicle.

While obesity is a serious problem, many have seen this problem as a money making opportunity, particularly in the clothing and weight loss industries.

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Easily Fix Physician Reviews

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Online review websites are a great resource for people who are looking to learn about a business before they use it. The amount of information available on these websites makes them a very popular tool for anyone looking into a business. In a lot of ways, this is great for business owners because it gives people the opportunity to sound off on businesses they love. However, it also creates an opportunity for less scrupulous individuals to unjustly attack the reputation of someone they don’t like. In some cases, people don’t even know the people they write negative reviews about, it’s about attention. Unfortunately, these bad apples can cause a lot more damage to your business than you may realize. Read More…

5 Ways to Stay Fit Indoors this Winter

A chilly stroll through the park. Source: Flickr, via: Peiyu Liu


When the cold weather forces you inside, it can become all too easy to slow your routine and gain back all those pounds you shed over the summer. Since running around the block becomes a hassle, exercise, as we know it ceases to exist, but it shouldn’t! Keep your mind and body in shape year round with these motivating ideas! Read More…

Contest Preparation: Tanning

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If you’ve ever seen a bodybuilding or fitness competition on TV or in person, you notice one common factor amongst all the contestants – they’re all tan! If you ever want to succeed in fitness or bodybuilding competitions, you have to have a safe and effective tanning plan in place before the competition. Read More…

Hyperventilation Syndrome and Panic Attacks

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Image courtesy of “Big Bang Theory”


Panic attacks are an unusual mental health disorder. They’re called anxiety disorders, because those that experience panic attacks often either have anxiety issues or experience a significant amount of anxiety during the attack. Yet for most people that suffer from panic attacks, the experience is largely physical. Many of the symptoms are very real, and mimic symptoms of heart problems. Read More…

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