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  • Regular Meal Patterns May Protect Against Heart Disease

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on February 1, 2017

    February is Heart Disease Awareness Month! Regular eating patterns and planning the timing and frequency of meals are behaviors that may lead to a healthier lifestyle and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.   For the full article, […]

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  • Hour Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 9, 2017

    Napping for an hour in the afternoon may provide a mental boost for older adults, a new study suggests. This extra daytime sleep was linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly among the Chinese study participants, the researchers said. For the full article CLICK HERE

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  • The Importance of Exercise During Breast Treatment and Recovery

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 20, 2016

    Surviving breast cancer is about more than medical intervention – there is a role you can play, too. Study after study suggests exercise, even if moderate, can ease the challenges of fighting cancer and improve quality of life for survivors. If you’re one of the nearly 250,000 Americans diagnosed with the disease this year, or […]

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  • Why You Should Wait Until the New Year to Get In Shape

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 21, 2016

    Ah, the new year; it’s a chance to start over, a new beginning, a fresh start. Well, maybe in the theoretical sense. But really, the first of January is just like any other day of the year. So, contrary to the whole idea of setting “New Year’s Resolutions,” when it comes to setting and working […]

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  • How to Motivate Yourself to Workout When It’s Dark and Cold

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on October 13, 2016

    Every time fall comes around, and it gets darker and colder, I go through the same challenges: I feel lethargic and uninspired to workout. I find it harder to start the day and just as hard to attend yoga classes at night. It’s all too tempting to just put on sweatpants and stay in bed […]

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  • Why The Flu Shot Isn’t About You- But You Should Get It Anyway

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on September 21, 2016

    As someone who examines health on a population level, I have seen how influenza, or flu, sweeps through communities every year. I have also heard reasonable people explain to me why they choose not to get vaccinated. While I cannot persuade everyone to make this personal decision, it is my duty to ensure our community […]

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  • Who Actually Needs a 2,000 Calorie Diet?

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on June 19, 2016

    Glance at your morning yogurt or scan the back of your breakfast cereal box and you’ll notice the familiar Nutrition Facts label printed on the back. You’ve likely skimmed over the fat or protein line items on this label and seen a percentage alongside them, indicating how much of the recommended daily intake of that […]

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  • Treat Heart Rhythm Disorders With Exercise

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on June 1, 2016

    When it comes to improving your overall health, exercising is one of the most important things that you can do. Physical activity can lower your risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and some types of cancers. Continue to Full Article

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  • How Long Does It Really Take to See Fitness Results?

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on May 8, 2016

    Spring is in the air. And, with it, the perennial dash to lose weight, firm up and get in shape for summer, beach season … you know the drill. But how quickly can you honestly expect to see your dieting and exercising pay off? And, more importantly, how quickly is actually healthy? Continue to Full Article

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  • This is Your Brain on Exercise

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on April 5, 2016

    We all know the physical benefits of exercise. With age, these benefits become increasingly important…especially for the brain. A recent study published by the American Academy of Neurology suggests that exercise can actually slow brain aging. For the full study click here.

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  • Pacific Crest Trail

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on April 3, 2016

    Ever wonder what it’d be like to hike the west coast? One local man did and he’ll be here to tell his story! 

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  • Heart Disease Awareness Month

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on February 24, 2016

    February is heart disease awareness month and at the Stoneking Wellness Center we celebrate in a big way! Our goal is to provide education. Knowledge on heart disease can help you make the best heart health decisions. Lifestyle is such a big factor in cardiovascular health. Regular exercise, a healthy diet, choosing not to smoke, […]

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  • Exercise and Muscle Pain

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on February 21, 2016

    Ever wonder why your muscles hurt less when you keep up with your workout routine? Check out the link below for a great article. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-02/byu-wym020516.php

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  • The Most Important Meal of the Day

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on February 16, 2016

    We’ve all been told how important breakfast is, but until now there hasn’t been much research zeroing in on why it is so important. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, took a look at the effects of breakfast on the obese. Two groups were formed – one that ate breakfast […]

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  • What Should I do First?

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 27, 2016

    One of the most common questions that I am asked by our gym members is, “what should I do first? Cardio or strength?” Unfortunately like most things, there is not a simple answer. In general, I recommend to my clients to start with a warm up. This is some kind of a dynamic movement that […]

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  • Stoneking Wellness Center CLOSED Saturday 1/23 and Sunday 1/24

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 23, 2016

    Due to the blizzard, the Stoneking Wellness Center will be CLOSED this weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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  • Progress, not perfection.

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 20, 2016

    Take your first step with us at the Stoneking Wellness Center.

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  • So…You Think You Know What’s Healthy?

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 18, 2016

    Another new year means more and more people are looking toward their goal of losing weight. When you are trying to slim down a combination of a healthy diet and routine exercise is important. A healthy diet doesn’t just mean cutting out certain foods. You should also pay attention to  your daily intake of vitamins, minerals, […]

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  • Knee Problems? We can help!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 14, 2016
  • Diabetes and Exercise

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 12, 2016

    Do you have type 2 diabetes? Exercise can be extremely beneficial for those with diabetes. In fact, just one bout of exercise can improve blood glucose and metabolism. Working with experienced exercise physiologists that understand the physiology of exercise and diabetes is important. Check out the article below on why you should work off of […]

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  • Wii Bowling Tournament Starts This Month!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 9, 2016

    Stoneking Wellness Center’s 2016 Wii Bowling Tournament starts January 13th at 10 am!  Join us for 8 weeks of friendly competition!  Our bowling tournament takes place in our gym using the Nintendo Wii system. Anyone can play!  Sign up at the Wellness Desk, and you will be randomly appointed a partner.   We encourage everyone to […]

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  • As a person who spent my entire life overweight I was more than a little skeptical when I saw a flyer for Boot Camp classes at Stoneking Wellness Center. I have gone though my fair share of diets and exercise fads. I have tried many exercise classes and gyms with little success and stunning failures. […]

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  • Happy New Year!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on January 1, 2016
  • Treadmill Basics

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 30, 2015

    TREADMILL BASICS   If you are just beginning to use a treadmill, it may take a while to get adjusted. Once you step onto the belt and slowly increase the speed to the desired level, be sure to keep your eyes looking straight ahead  because your feet tend to follow your line of sight. Also, […]

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  • Here’s to a Healthy New Year!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 28, 2015
  • Merry Christmas!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 25, 2015
  • Healthy Holiday Tips

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 21, 2015
  • Gift Certificates Available!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 20, 2015

    The Stoneking Wellness Center has gift certificates for memberships, classes and massages. Ask us about our new member specials!

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  • Knee Pain and Weight

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 18, 2015

    Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow the degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new MRI study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Obesity is a major risk factor for osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that affects more than a […]

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  • Gift Cards for memberships, massages and classes!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 14, 2015
  • Coronary Heart Disease

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 10, 2015

    Also known as coronary artery disease is a narrowing of the arteries of the heart. Narrowing is caused by a plaque build up inside the artery. This means that blood flow to the heart muscle can be decreased. When ozygen rich blood flow is completely blocked to the heart, this is a heart attack. There […]

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  • Here’s to a winter filled with workouts!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 8, 2015
  • Happy Hanukkah!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on December 6, 2015
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  • Beat the Holiday Bulge!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 30, 2015

    Do you have trouble sticking with your routine around the holidays? Do you have trouble resisting all of the delicious holiday treats that come your way?  Then you need us! The Stoneking Wellness Center is starting a Healthy Holidays Team to stay fit and trim during the season.  This program provides accountability, motivation and fun! […]

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  • Have a Happy and Safe Holiday!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 26, 2015
  • Functional Fitness

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 24, 2015

    If you are leery about lifting weights, you may want to focus your attention on a type of fitness that concentrates on strengthening your everyday movements. “Functional fitness” is increasingly being seen by older adults as a way to counter the loss of strength, mobility, and flexibility that comes with aging. Functional fitness exercises provide […]

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  • Treating Painful Hands

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 19, 2015

    Whether hand pain, stiffness, and swelling are caused by osteoarthritis (worn cartilage), tendinitis (inflammation of the tissue that attaches muscles to bones), or nerve problems (such as pressure exerted on the median nerve in the wrist or the ulnar nerve near the elbow), there are non-surgical solutions. To begin with, heat can be used to […]

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  • Healthy Holidays!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 17, 2015
  • Nutrition in America is Improving!

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on November 13, 2015

      There’s good news on the nutrition front — Americans are eating better, and their improved dietary choices have reduced disease burden and saved lives, researchers said. Improvements in the American diet since 1999 have prevented an estimated 1.1 million premature deaths, including deaths from diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, reported a research team led […]

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