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Tackle Your Stress in Just 5 Minutes A Day

  One takeaway from the past 12 months is that stress is a very real problem that can lead to very real burnout. Stress has some of the most damaging effects on your body of all risk factors. It can weaken the immune system, lead to digestive disorders, increase risks for stroke and heart attack,…
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Client Spotlight: PJ Olsen – Restorative Strength

  Background: When PJ answered the phone for our call, she was coming from wrapping up a morning class for Parkinson’s patients. This class, along with much of PJ’s programming, is primarily geared toward helping the 50 and up crowd restore their mobility and strength through simple movements, which in turn diminishes their pain. PJ…
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Prevent or Treat Injuries in These Common Problem Areas

  Though we often feel invincible when we’re young, an active lifestyle can sometimes lead to some pretty common injuries. According to Michael Smith, PA-C, ATC with First Response Orthopedic Group, “A critical part of injury prevention is a combination of mobility, flexibility and correcting strength imbalances.” Here we take a look at three common…
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The Best Registration Platform For Swim Schools

When it comes to the best registration platform for your swim school, there are plenty of options out there, but Captyn is the most modern and innovative platform of them all. Here are just some of the key differentiators that put us above the rest.   No out-of-pocket costs Tired of recurring billing, start-up costs,…
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Train For Your Best 5K With Just 3 Days Per Week

  Running is a fickle pursuit. If you want to be at the front of the pack in a given five-kilometer (3.1 mile) race, conventional wisdom pushes this idea that you have to run a hard 50+ miles per week (at minimum). We’re told we need to spend hours out on the road or do…
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Getting The Band(s) Back Together

  Covid-19 closures around the world heavily impacted the daily workout routine of the layperson. When someone is used to going to the same gym on the same days each week to exercise, it can feel as though the world has been turned upside down when that routine is taken away. After fitness centers closed,…
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Cold Weather Running Tips

It’s the beginning of a new year, which is when many athletes, beginners and seasoned alike, look to get back into a routine fitness schedule. But with the ongoing pandemic limiting or even prohibiting indoor workouts, more people are considering outdoor running during these winter months. Despite the obstacles of cold-weather running, there are great…
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Staying In Shape From Home This Winter

The winter months often come paired with shorter days, colder temperatures, and plenty of unhealthy food options…all of which work in tandem to try and derail your fitness motivation. Here are two functional workouts you can do from the comfort of your own home in 15 minutes or less with just a little floor space…
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Programming In The Time Of Covid

The world came to a standstill this year seeing many daily routines screech to a halt. One of the most notable was that of session-based programming. Gymnastics, swim lessons, run clubs, fitness centers—you name it—they all came crashing down. With many relying on these classes to maintain their health, wellbeing and income, we have seen…
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Keep Your New Year’s Resolution Intact

  It’s the 15th day of 2021 and many of you are still committed to your New Year’s fitness resolutions, so bravo! Here are some surefire tips to make sure you’re not in the 80% of people who won’t stick with them in February.   1) Set challenging but attainable goals We know you’re excited,…
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