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7 Signs You’re Ready to Train for Your First 5k

Author: Dr Bennett October 5, 2017 Personal Development & Growth

Over the past few months, many of you have met our newest team member, Rebecca. She has been working toward some big goals and we are so pleased to announce that she recently received her ACE Personal Trainer and RRCA Running Coach certifications! When she’s not in the office serving clients at Body Workz Wellness, […]

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11 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Healthy Eating Habits

Author: Dr Bennett August 31, 2017 Body Workz Wellness, Eat Clean

The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to the CDC. With September being Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, it’s a perfect time to think about your family’s nutrition. Here are a few ways to help your child develop healthy eating habits. Start with a plan […]

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Body Workz Wellness and MONQ

Author: Dr Bennett August 24, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

We are super excited to be a MONQ partner! What is MONQ? The use of essential oils has grown in popularity and use in homes and office environments in recent years. Essential oils are portable, but can often be a bit messy when traveling. MONQ is more convenient, effective and is offered in 10 unique […]

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Workplace Related Physical Stress

Author: Dr Bennett June 29, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

We all know that stress occurs daily at the workplace, and there are certain times when it is helpful. For example, it helps when you’re about to make a big presentation or close a large sale. That rush of adrenaline can actually benefit you in those types of situations. However, when stress becomes too frequent […]

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Tips for proper posture

Author: Dr Bennett June 22, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Why proper posture is important Good posture helps maintain your spine’s natural curvature, while poor posture causes physical stress and strains muscles. When your body isn’t aligned properly, your mood can start to diminish, and you may even experience chronic back aches, pains, and stiffness. Sometimes habits that lead to poor posture begin during childhood, […]

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Avoid stress from working out

Author: Dr Bennett June 15, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Under normal circumstances working out and exercising reduces stress and anxiety for people, but it can actually lead to physical stress when it’s done improperly. One such example is when a person fails to stretch and start out with a lighter load before moving on to more difficult workouts, which places a great deal of […]

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How physical stress takes a toll on everyday life

Author: Dr Bennett June 8, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Physical stress occurs daily, but there are times when it is helpful. For example, it helps when you’re about to make a big presentation at work or take a difficult test. That rush of adrenaline can actually benefit you in those types of situations. However, when stress becomes too frequent of an occurrence and begins […]

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Protect your immune system from stress

Author: Dr Bennett June 1, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Unrelenting, prolonged stress is called chronic stress. It happens in situations of constant worry – about work problems, family issues, etc. – and can be detrimental to your physical and mental health. Chronic stress causes anxiety, depression and sleep problems. It can also result in life-threatening issues such as heart disease, high blood pressure, digestive […]

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Sweet and Salty Cravings

Author: Dr Bennett May 25, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

It’s normal to experience cravings from time to time, but an intense need for something usually means your body is weak in a particular mineral, vitamin or nutrient. With so much processed food around us, it can be hard to determine what our bodies need when we experience a craving. Even though you are craving […]

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Understanding the different types of stress

Author: Dr Bennett May 18, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Stress is how our bodies react to the external demands of life and events that cause emotional and physical duress. Most often when we think of stress, we recognize the emotional effects – but there is more to it. Types of stress: Chemical Emotional Physical Chemical stress – This imbalance of chemicals within the body […]

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