The Story of the Breath

by O2 Fitness | Dec 14, 2018
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Yoga, Healthy Living

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Editor's Note:  This post is authored by Maggie Donnelly. Maggie is a Barre instructor, a middle school social studies teacher, a stage actor, and an all-around knucklehead. She has been a fitness professional and an enthusiast for all things mind/body for going on ...

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How to Stay Motivated this Holiday Season

by O2 Fitness | Dec 03, 2018
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Workout Tips, Holidays, Healthy Living

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Editor's Note: This post is authored by Ledina Esserman. Ledina is a fitness and health blogger who wants to help others live a healthy lifestyle while maintaining a balanced life. Her 9-5 job doesn’t get in the way of staying healthy and active. With long term ...

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Sweating for the Wedding

by O2 Fitness | Jul 25, 2018
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Healthy Living, Fitness Tips, Nutrition Tips

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Your wedding is a day when all eyes are on you. This significant milestone in your life typically means that you'll be surrounded by family, friends, and of course, lots of cameras. This is the day to look and feel your absolute best....

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Nutrition, Body Image, and Mindset

by O2 Fitness | Jul 19, 2018
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Nutrition Tips, Healthy Living, Running

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Editor's Note: This post is authored by Sammy George, Raleigh Distance Project runner and former Division 1 Cross Country and Track & Field athlete at North Carolina State University. She was a school record holder in the 1500 for a short time and has run the 5k in ...

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Beat the Summer Heat

by O2 Fitness | Jul 16, 2018
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Workout Tips, Trainer Tips, Healthy Living

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In the peak of summer, scorching temperatures can put a damper on your outdoor activities and workouts, making you feel thirsty, tired, and unmotivated. Fight the dreaded summer fatigue with these tips from North Ridge Personal Trainer Drew Schultz to stay healthy and ...

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5 Tips for 5K First-Timers

by O2 Fitness | Jul 06, 2018
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Fitness Tips, Running, Healthy Living

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Are you a 5K first-timer? There are many theories out there about what to do and how to prepare for the big race day. Besides sticking to your training schedule, keep these race day tips in mind so you'll be ready to hit the ground running the morning of, literally!...

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Fruity Fourth of July Treats

by O2 Fitness | Jul 03, 2018
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, Healthy Living

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What better way to celebrate Independence Day than feeding family and friends with some fun flag foods?...

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Trainer-Approved Recipe: Green Smoothie Popsicles

by O2 Fitness | Jun 20, 2018
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, Healthy Living

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Craving a sweet treat after a sweaty summer workout? Cool down with this protein-packed green smoothie popsicle recipe - trainer approved!...

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Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

by O2 Fitness | Jun 12, 2018
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Recipes, Healthy Living, Nutrition Tips

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Fats are bad, right? With the popularity of low-fat diets and low-fat food products, it’s common to want to avoid any and all foods that appear high in fat. The truth is, not all high-fat foods are bad. In fact, good fats exist and play an important role in improving ...

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Healthy Memorial Day Dishes

by O2 Fitness | May 24, 2018
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, Healthy Living

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Editor's Note: This post is authored by Brittany Brockner, RYT, a Dietetic intern at College of Saint Elizabeth. May means Memorial Day and outdoor cooking season are right around the corner. This beautiful time of year is perfect for using the grill to share some ...

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