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Getting Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice Started

Getting Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice Started

Ever been so stressed that you told yourself, I need to start meditating. Well, now’s the time! (And just in time for National Stress Awareness Month 😊) If you’ve ever thought about beginning a

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Breathe Your Way Through Stress

Breathe Your Way Through Stress

Raise your hand if you’re feeling: • Tired • Stressed • Unsure of yourself • Powerless • Anxious Now, shift your attention to your breath (you can lower your hand now). Without altering your breath

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How to Use Water to Reduce Stress and Soothe Your Mind

How to Use Water to Reduce Stress and Soothe Your Mind

Research has shown that exercising in the water can reduce stress on our joints. But water can also relieve stress from another very important part of us – our minds. Do you have fond memories of

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Does Frequency of Training Really Matter?

Does Frequency of Training Really Matter?

There’s no way around it: exercise matters. Whether your plan is to reach your ideal body composition or maintain a healthy one, regular exercise is going to be one of the building blocks of your

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3 Moves Your Core Will Love

3 Moves Your Core Will Love

What do you think when you hear the word “core” in relation to exercise? Maybe you envision someone with flawless 6-pack abs who got them doing a zillion crunches, right? This is the image that has

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8 Reasons Why We Love the KidZone

8 Reasons Why We Love the KidZone

You love your child and want the best for them in all areas of their life, including their education, health, and socialization. And we know that desire remains strong when searching for a gym that

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Fall in Love with Free Weights

Fall in Love with Free Weights

Is there a machine at the gym that you just LOVE? Cardio or weight machine, it doesn’t matter — you may have eyes for that ONE piece of equipment that you always depend on as a part of your workout

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Moments Make Memories in Mechanicsville

Moments Make Memories in Mechanicsville

It is often said that the seemingly small moments in our lives that have the biggest impact on them. At American Family Fitness Mechanicsville, every day brings new moments and a new lasting impact

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Loving Your Relationship with Exercise

Loving Your Relationship with Exercise

Exercise is a lot like a relationship – there are ups and downs, good days and bad, compromise and sacrifice, gains and losses. The benefits are wonderful, but they don’t come easy. It takes time and

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Make This One Change to Your Workouts

Make This One Change to Your Workouts

It has long been a familiar philosophy in fitness that you have to make big changes to see big changes. We all know that we can’t expect amazing progressive results from doing the same thing over and

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