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How to Stop Overeating Once and for All

How to Stop Overeating Once and for All

At dinner last night, one slice of chocolate cake somehow turned into half a cake… Today, you stuffed yourself with five buttery rolls at the office potluck. That wouldn’t have been so bad if you

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5 Mobility Moves Your Body Will Thank you For

5 Mobility Moves Your Body Will Thank you For

From a standing position, take your feet outside of your hips, toes slightly turned out. Bend your knees and gently lower your hips. Bring your elbows inside of your knees as you do this. Bring your

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Best Ways to Push Past a Weight Loss Plateau

Best Ways to Push Past a Weight Loss Plateau

If you’ve been trying to change your weight or your body composition, you already know that progress isn’t linear. Maybe you’ve been tracking your weight and see no progress. If you’ve been eating a

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Cardio vs Weights vs Concurrent: What’s better for body comp?

Cardio vs Weights vs Concurrent: What’s better for body comp?

When you think of exercise, what immediately comes to mind? Going out for a jog? Loading up weights at the squat rack? Or maybe both? All of those classify as exercise, but they serve different

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Virginia Center “Not So Common”s

Virginia Center “Not So Common”s

When you approach the doors of American Family Fitness Virginia Center Commons for the first time, the first thought that runs through your mind is, “The gym is in the mall?”. From the outside, it

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5 Things You Can Do To Shift From Attitude To Gratitude

5 Things You Can Do To Shift From Attitude To Gratitude

Feel like you’re bracing for impact anytime something major is about to happen this year? You’re not alone. 2020 has thrown us all for a loop, taken all of us on a wild ride, given us way more than

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Club – Highlight: AFF Williamsburg

Club – Highlight: AFF Williamsburg

Although our history is not as long and proclaimed as the city itself, the American Family Fitness (AFF) located in Williamsburg is proud of its service to this community for the past nine years. 

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 I Couldn’t “Out-Exercise” My Bad Eating Habits. 

 I Couldn’t “Out-Exercise” My Bad Eating Habits. 

As long as I can remember, I’ve dealt with reactive hypoglycemia but didn’t know what it was until about 10 years ago. When I eat carbs, my blood sugar spikes and my body floods with too much

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What Should I Eat?

What Should I Eat?

by Laura Kauffman  Have you ever asked someone who has had success losing weight or gaining muscle what they’re eating? Perhaps you’ve been asked yourself because you’ve recently lost 20 pounds or

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Do You Even Flow Bro?

Do You Even Flow Bro?

You live, eat, and breath lifting. Just the thought of moving a heavy barbell or the sound of bumper plates hitting the platform hard after a heavy lift makes your heart skip a beat. Your weekends

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