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    How To Increase Energy And Motivation: 9 Tips

    We all strive for a healthy and productive lifestyle, but sometimes, we’re just too tired or unmotivated to get there. However, with a few simple changes in how you live your life and a few helpful hints, you may find yourself with more energy than ever before. 

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    Mixing Fitness with Self-Care: How to Find Balance

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    For many people, finding the time and energy to devote to self-care and fitness every day seems impossible. As our lives get busier, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with keeping ourselves looking and feeling good. However, fitting in a workout and caring for your mind,… read more →

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    9 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

    9 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

    Two years into the pandemic and one thing is clear. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to do all you can to keep your immune system strong.  Maybe you are feeling symptoms of Long-Covid or just don’t want to… read more →

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    Foods of the Rainbow

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    How To Take Care Of Your Feet

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    Ways to Reduce the Likelihood of Orthopedic Injuries

    Orthopedic injuries can hit anyone, whether you’re a hard-training athlete or a hardworking employee spending the better part of their day sitting in front of their computer.

    Accidents cause many orthopedic-related injuries, like in the case of athletes who land badly on the floor or fieldread more →

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    What are Some of the Most Common Sports Injuries And Why?

    Participating in sports is a crucial aspect of an active and healthy lifestyle. For starters, it is good for the heart and can help with maintaining and building muscular strength. In addition, it is also considered good social and mental therapy and can help develop self-confidence and discipline.

    While… read more →

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    2020: The Best Teacher None Of Us Wanted

    How to utilize the most challenging year as a launchpad for continued growth!

    If your past year was like most of ours, then 2020 was hard. Like once in a lifetime events happened every month, type of hard. The start of 2021 carries a huge relief, despite…

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    5 Tips To Help You Stay Fit At Home

    Guest Post – Liam Coultman

    With the amount of uncertainty in the world right now you can’t be blamed for not wanting to take that trip to your gym or fitness center. For some, it may not even be an option. But threat not as there areread more →

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    CO2 Tolerance Test

    THE CO2 TOLERANCE TEST AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE WORKING ON YOUR LUNGS By     

    I recently put all the combat sports athletes I train through the CO2 Tolerance Test and used the results to assign specific breathing…

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    This is Your Go-To Resource for Post-Lockdown Health (At Home)

    Although restrictions are lifting in many areas, you may not feel comfortable coming into TAC yet, and you may not feel safe to visit regularly. So, many people continue to stay home even as the lockdown lifts. The good news is that you can keep healthy while sticking close… read more →

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    Stay Healthy, Stay Clean, Stay Fit

    By Karla Salas, CPT

    131 hours, 56 minutes and counting since the order was given to shut down gyms due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The order was given to protect our communities and minimize the outbreak of a contagious virus; now each one of us is practicingread more →

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    Caffeine and Running Performance

    By: Kylee Van Horn, RDN   Does caffeine hurt, or help when running?

    For most of us, our morning isn’t complete without our cup o’ delicious caffeinated beverage.  As far as running performance goes, whether it’s coffee, tea, or caffeinated gum, caffeine is a proven central nervous system stimulant.  In…

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    The Ketogenic Quandary

    By: Kylee Van Horn, RDN

    Despite the high-carbohydrate tradition in running, some endurance athletes are going against the grain and choosing low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diets in an attempt to change the way their bodies use energy—using fat stores first and reserving glycogen stores for later. LCHF

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    Sleep: The Foundation of Our Health

    By: Sarah Bay

    I never set out to become a sleep coach.  In fact, sleep was never even on my radar and most certainlysomething I didn’t think twice about.

    Until I wasn’t getting any.

    Like many of you, I had a child and wasread more →

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    5 Simple Exercises You Can Do at Work

    Guest Blog by Julia Muskevich

    Forget about all the time you spend commuting, taking care of the kids, and running errands—working 40 hours alone makes it seem impossible to find time for a workout.

    Exercise offers numerous benefits in our everyday lives, including at work.read more →

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    What Makes Functional Training/Crossfit Outdoors so Popular

    Exercising is becoming more popular than ever and is filling up with terms such as CrossFit, kettlebell, pull-ups, and push-ups. All of these words are part of the larger category of functional training.   What is…… read more →
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    One TAClete's Journey with the FMS Screen

    I recently had the pleasure of taking Missy Amato, dedicated T.A.C. Performance Center athlete and accomplished hiker, hockey player, AT skier and snowboarder, through the FMS screen. She was curious about her movement and wanted to know what little changes she could make to improve her athletic performance. read more →

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    CBD for Sports Medicine - That's Natural CBD at TAC!

    More and more professionals are recognizing CBD as a potential supplement for a variety of conditions – including inflammation and pain. Athletes are looking for pain-managing alternatives to opiates that are non-addictive, natural, and plant-based: that do not have the drastic and negative side-effects that often come with pharmaceutical drugs.… read more →

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    Train Smart, Eat Right

    As you ramp up your training, eat more, and at the right times.

    We like to assume that increased training translates to better health and, thus, more energy. However, when we increase training for a long race, we are sometimes left feeling lethargic, instead of more energized.

    For many, proper nutrition throughout hard training is an afterthought. Eating well during your training cycle, not just on race day, is key to optimal performance.

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    Connect With Yourself In Order To Connect With Others

    It’s probably no surprise to anyone when science shows us that having friends increases wellness and quality of life. However, in an increasingly complex and busy life, it can be hard to make meaningful connections and lasting friendships. While people may be quick to offer advice: “just get out there… read more →

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    Seasonal Shift

    It’s that time of year, the days are growing colder and lend themselves to slowing down. We reflect on what has come to pass and get a chance to press the reset button. It’s a good to time to make small refinements to our daily routine and perhaps hone a… read more →

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    TAC Injury Swap

    At TAC Fitness, we care about your health and want you to avoid injury! With these three modifications to three different exercises – protect yourself while building strength!

    The Move: The Romanian Deadlift

    Muscles worked: Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps, Adductor Magnus, Erector Spinae, Upper Trapezius

    Modification for safe back strengthening.… read more →

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    The Healthiest Way To Manage Your Eating Pattern

    Looking for a sustainable way to eat healthier? Forget the diet! With all of the delicious food options out there, controlling how much you eat can be incredibly difficult. Portion control and learning the appropriate serving sizes for foods can not only help you stay healthy but also maintain or… read more →

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    Extreme Exercise Pros & Cons - Learn The Difference With TAC Fitness!

    At TAC, we believe that you will leave feeling better than when you came! But we can’t do that if we don’t know about any injuries you have or if you are new to a certain class or types of exercises. So let’s work together to ensure you get the… read more →

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    The Physical Benefits Of A Full Night's Sleep

    Sleep is one of those things that many people take for granted. But when you don’t get enough sleep, your well being and performance can suffer. If you’re short on time, you may not feel like you have enough time to sleep well.

    But good sleep is essential for living… read more →

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    Is Your Drinking a Problem?

    Alcohol is everywhere, and often times drinking can seem harmless. It’s a social activity done in groups for a good time. It’s grabbing a beer with friends after work, celebrating a birthday, or glass of wine with dinner. But what happens when that single drink turns into 3 or 4.… read more →

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    Injuries: Prevention & Rehab

    If you experience pain, weakness, or limited flexibility, your tissues are dysfunctional. In the musculoskeletal system, soft tissues have to stretch, contract, and stabilize joints. Dysfunction means the soft tissues aren’t able to do their job. read more →
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    TAC Is A Mindbody Visionary Award Recipient

    TAC Fitness & Wellness Center has been honored in the inaugural MINDBODY Visionary Awards, given for business excellence fitness, beauty, and wellness industries. “The MINDBODY Visionary Awards are our way of celebrating the businesses owners we serve... read more →
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    TAC Injury Swap

    At TAC Fitness, we care about your health and want you to avoid injury! With these three modifications to three different exercises - protect yourself while building strengt read more →
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    Let’s Talk Turkey

    Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and with the holidays comes food, food, food. With all the pies, gravy, and mashed potatoes around, making healthy eating choices can be extra challenging. read more →
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    Reviews.Com Guide To Fitness Trackers

    Fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular - from athletes to those looking to better monitor their activity, it seems like everyone is getting in step! But with so many options on the market, it can feel overwhelming to find a model that will measure what you want... read more →
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    Should I Eat Before Or After A Workout?

    There are many variables that come into play - and every body is different… as a matter of fact - your body changes every day! So it is no wonder that there are so many questions. read more →
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    SilverSneakers Comes To TAC!

    TAC has made the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness program available, encouraging participants to visit the facilities, meet with instructors, and learn about all of the great educational workshops offered by TAC. read more →