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If you know me at all, you know I love my tea and coffee! Now that the weather is getting a little chilly here in Michigan, I’ve noticed all the special seasonal drinks coming back at Starbucks and other coffee shops, so what is a girl (or guy) to do when they want to enjoy[…]

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If you aren’t familiar with what “macros” are, it is an abbreviation of the word “macronutrients”. Macronutrients are protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Your body needs a combination of macronutrients and micronutrients (fiber, sugar, vitamins, minerals, etc.) in order to properly function. At ADO Fitness we teach our clients to track their macro and micronutrients to[…]

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According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), about 1 in every 3 American adults have hypertension, or high blood pressure. That’s about 75 million adults. If that statistic isn’t staggering enough – only about half of those adults have their blood pressure under control. Having high blood pressure puts you at so many risks[…]

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It may be hard to believe that over half of our body is made up of water, but it’s true! About 60% of our bodies (give or take) is made up of water… definite proof that the amount of water we consume is very important! Drinking enough water helps your organs function properly and has[…]

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A while ago I talked about the importance of self-care and how much it can benefit you in reaching your fitness goals. Today, I am going to get a little more specific about one of my favorite ways to practice self-care… massage therapy! There are many different types of massage to choose from, depending on[…]

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If you asked someone about what insulin is, you would probably get an answer similar to “doesn’t it have something to do with blood sugar?” or “doesn’t that have to do with diabetes?” If you asked someone involved in the fitness community, you might get a more technical answer about uptake of sugar in the[…]

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A lot of people think they need to be #teamnodaysoff in order to reach their fitness goals. I see that exact hash tag all over Instagram; people bragging about training every day, giving it 200%, and going hard with every workout. While this is a lot of dedication and I commend these people for being[…]

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Whether you are tracking your macros, trying to eat less sugar, or watching your caloric intake in any way it may seem like a no brainer to choose to sweeten your meals and drinks with an artificial sweetener. Artificial sweeteners give you the sweetness you are craving and they come at the cost of ZERO[…]

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stretching

Stretching is something that often gets put on the back burner when we hit the gym. The point of going to the gym is to lift and get your cardio in, right? WRONG! We all know stretching is important, but exactly how important is it? Honestly, the research on this subject has mixed results –[…]

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Protein bars can be very convenient meal replacements or snacks, especially when living a busy lifestyle! I will be honest that protein bars are not really my thing, however, I wanted to talk about some of my favorite bars that I do have on occasion. A lot of my clients love to incorporate them into[…]

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