Bring a friend to try group training, Pilates or create your own partner workout

At CSC, there are so many ways to enjoy an hour with a friend and squeeze in a killer workout. Spending time with friends is about having fun, catching up and creating memories. Is it just me or does it seem like life just keeps getting busier? Making time for good things like laughing with friends is something we do less of with each passing week (and year). So if we have little free time for friends, how do we get in an hour of exercise? (more…)

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Muscle Pain and You: 5 Tactics to Tame Your Soreness

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Nothing takes the joy out of a hard exercise session quite like the agony of muscle pain long after you’re done. Even If you’re doing everything right, you’re still going to have to face the demons eventually: after all, the whole point of exercise is damaging your body just enough to motivate it to come back stronger. That doesn’t mean you have to let muscle pain run rampant, however, as we’ll show with these five simple tricks for taking the edge off of your post-workout agonies. (more…)

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Want to prevent bone loss? Get moving!

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Osteoporosis, or bone loss, is one of the biggest fears most women have about growing older, and for good reason: statistics from the International Osteoporosis Foundation show that one out of every three women over 50 worldwide will sustain a bone-loss related fracture in her lifetime. Many of these fractures eventually result in deaths from complications. Osteoporosis is believed to affect over 75 million people in the USA, Europe and Japan. (more…)

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How Do I Get Better Arms?

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It’s been one of the most commonly asked questions. “Blaire, how do I get cut-up arms?” “How do I get rid of this jiggle when I wave hello to someone?” “How do I get guns like Arnold?” Haha! It is something we typically want to achieve. Who doesn’t want arms of steel? We might differ in how big or muscular we want our arms to appear, but I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t want strong, fit arms. So the million-dollar question “How do I get better arms” needs a million-dollar answer. And guess what, I got a few approaches to

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5 Healthy Habits to Practice Throughout Your 30’s, and Beyond

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If there’s one thing I detest, it’s admitting to any signs of aging or slowing down. Anyone who knows me can vouch for that. But alas, now that I'm in my 4th decade I'm beginning to notice some subtle changes. Don’t get me wrong, I won’t be making excuses to let myself go but while I am still as strong and nearly as fast as ever, I have noticed that it takes a little longer to get warmed up for a workout. Recovery is a bit slower. And I pay a hefty price after having a few drinks the night

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