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How to Eat During the Holidays

The season’s upon us, it’s that time of year.  With an abundance of rich food, there’s plenty to fear. You don’t have to have a Blue Christmas, though. You can still indulge yourself without losing sight of your health goals. Sweet treats and rich meals can feel like landmines for health-conscious people, yet no one...
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Eating Right with Less Added Sugars

When it comes to dieting, eating healthy, and trying to reduce fat on our bodies, we tend to try to avoid sugars, carbs, and processed foods. We also tend to believe that reducing sugars in our diet can be easy when we make food at home. But sugars can still be found naturally in foods...
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End of the year letter from David: What did 2020 teach us?

2020 was supposed to be the year of clear vision, then something happened that no one could have seen coming: COVID-19. Had someone told me in January that later this year there would be a viral outbreak that had commorbidities of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease and that in response government officials ordered fitness facilities...
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Prevent Injury: Cool Down

I hear it every single day- “I don’t have time” or “I’m young, I will bounce back fast”. These excuses are used when it comes to cooling down after a workout. After all, it is only the meat in between the warmup and cool down that matters, right? However, by skipping the cool down you...
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What are you thankful for?

We’re Grateful and Thankful

With Thanksgiving approaching quickly this week, we asked your NBS crew what they are most thankful for this year. Everything has been pretty crazy this year to say the very least; it’s important to reflect on what matters most! Check out what our trainers and coaches had to say about what they are thankful for:...
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Training Tips for Beginners

Congratulations on your decision to start a new fitness regimen!  This is the best decision you can make for yourself for long term health. Not only does exercise improve your physical health, it can help your brain performance and memory too! I could give you hundreds of reasons as to why you should start your...
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The Pareto Principle

The Pareto Principle, sometimes called the 80/20 rule, is an observation that there is an unequal distribution between inputs and outputs. For example, 80% of car accidents are caused by 20% of drivers or 80% of sales come from 20% of customers. The truth behind the Pareto Principle is not in the exact distributions (not...
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Honoring Veterans Through WODs

This Wednesday, our country will be honoring our brave servicemen and women through Veterans Day. On this day, we give thanks and recognition to our veterans who have given so much to protect our country. Many will be celebrating by volunteering, giving remembrance, and spending time with our heroes. You can even pay your respects...
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