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Keep Moving: The Heat is On!

Our "Keep Moving" series continues with guest author and certified personal trainer Valerie McMillen offering some great tips on how to exercise safely in the summer heat! SUMMER IS HERE! Although the heat has most definitely been on in our area¬†for quite some time, the first official day of summer arrived just this past week.…
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Keep Moving: 7 Exercises for Postpartum Moms

Every new mother would likely agree: pregnancy and childbirth changes and challenges your body with regards to exercise. Fortunately, these changes and challenges are manageable with proper guidance. Of course, your health and fitness level before and during pregnancy can greatly impact the ease of your transition. That being said, it is crucial to listen…
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Exercise After Baby

WHEN CAN YOU EXERCISE? Based on my clinical and personal experience, I believe there is a knowledge gap for mothers regarding when, how and how much to exercise after delivery. Most women will be cleared to begin to exercise at their 6 weeks postpartum visit. They are usually told to gradually get back to activities…
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Keep Moving: 7 simple exercises to do at work

Welcome to our new series, "Keep Moving!" featuring guest contributor and certified personal trainer Valerie McMillen, owner of Fitness By Valerie. Look for articles from Valerie every couple of months highlighting tips and ideas for making fitness and nutrition fun and a regular part of your life. I absolutely love what I do!! Being a…
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