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Overheard at Your Local Fitness Center

This is a sponsored post in cooperation with National Fitness Center, where I take part in the #teamNFC program! “Almost done.  Now give me 22 more!” “Just one more.  I mean 8 more.” “Go super, super slow…” says the instructor as the weight feels heavier and heavier. “That’s just blood flowing into your arm.  That’s […]

Continue Reading By on February 25, 2016 in fitness, well-being, wellness
Anne Brock at National Fitness Center

My Weight-Loss Success with National Fitness Center

This post is sponsored in conjunction with National Fitness Center, where I am proud to be a part of the #teamNFC program! For the longest time, I was a doubter.  I thought everyone else but me could magically lose weight, while the pounds I’d packed on over the years, through two pregnancies and the normal […]

Continue Reading By on January 25, 2016 in education, encouragement, fitness, health, women, work-life balance

Be Fearless with Your Fitness!

Thanks to National Fitness Center for letting even a coward like me take part in #teamNFC! May I confess something to you?  I’ve been afraid to step on the scale again lately.  I had been working toward a weight-loss goal, then finally discovered I had lost about 18 pounds, down a size or two where […]

Continue Reading By on December 11, 2015 in fitness, health, heart, wellness

Olympic Gold Medalist Inspires Young Swimmers

Inspired by #teamNFC at National Fitness Center: Orange and white banners were everywhere, and larger flags reminded everyone that the collegiate team had been 1978 national champions.  In this awe-inspiring facility, some of the youngest competitive swimmers would get to compete — or just swim for the fun of it! Young swimmers from throughout the […]

Continue Reading By on December 10, 2015 in children, fitness, health, sports

Don’t Discount Nutrition, Food Choices, as Main Fitness Ingredient

Thanks to the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center this blog post sponsorship. Frustrated with limited results from your workout routine?  Perhaps you’re missing the main ingredient that fitness experts recommend:  nutrition.  Certified personal trainer Steven Dean recently told the NFC Weight-Loss Success Group at National Fitness Center that nutrition is 70% – 80% of […]

Continue Reading By on December 9, 2015 in fitness, food, health, nutrition, obesity

Fighting Mid-Winter Fitness Blues

This series is sponsored in conjunction with National Fitness Center, East Tennessee’s premier multi-location fitness resource.  I appreciate the opportunity to be part of the #teamNFC program. How is your fitness/wellness routine going this time of year?  As the temperature drops, is your enthusiasm for fitness cooling along with it?  You’re not alone.  We’re all […]

Continue Reading By on December 7, 2015 in fitness, health, Healthy Families, Uncategorized, well-being, wellness, women, work-life balance