Yoga: A Natural Stress Relief

Many types of exercise help to fight depression, anxiety and stress.  Yoga happens to be an option that is accessible to many different ability levels. At BFIT we offer nine yoga classes every week, all included in your BFIT membership.  Classes range in increasing ability levels– from Chair Yoga to Gentle Yoga to Yoga Flow.  Checkout the website to see a full listing and descriptions.

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Turn Down your Sweetness Dial: Sugar and Your Health

It’s no secret that excessive sugar intake is unhealthy. Research shows that too much sugar in our diets contributes to obesity, diabetes and higher levels of blood triglycerides. Of course none of these conditions are good for our health. So do we need to purge all sugar from our diets? No. Sugar itself is not the problem, but rather our relationship with sugar.

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Strength Training – The Closest Thing To The Fountain of Youth

As we grow older it is critical to take control of our health. According to an article from The New York Times, beginning at age 40 we lose approximately 8 percent of our muscle composition per decade – and this rate accelerates more after age 60. Bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments grow stronger or weaker together. Therefore, if we strengthen in our muscles, we also strengthen our bones, tendons, and ligaments. To slow or delay muscle loss, it is important to follow a consistent Strength Training Program.

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