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Nutritional Needs of Older Adults

Our community is blessed with a very active older adult population. This article is aimed directly at helping understand some of the unique nutritional needs older adults have. I’ll look at implicatio... read more


STOP with the Excuses Already: 4 Steps to be Successful at Everything You Do

I’ve heard them all before... I’ll start tomorrow, I’m tired, I don’t know what to do or my favorite... I’m too busy! There are a million more, but the point is they are just excuses. Today I want to ... read more


Strength Training for Youth

Movement is a part of life from start to finish. From crawling as an infant, to leisurely walks late in life, humans are built to move. Following a fitness routine helps young people realize all the p... read more


Does Your Personal Trainer Actually Know What They’re Doing?

I recently read an article discussing the abundance of Personal Training Certifications available to anyone and everyone. As I read the article I began to think about what qualifications were importan... read more


Celebrating Men's Health | Tips to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Men’s Health Week is celebrated every year around the world in the middle of June, just in time for Father’s Day! The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health pr... read more


Water Safety Reminders

Often, I get asked by a parent when their child can swim on their own without them being nearby, when they will be too good for lessons, or when they will be “drown proof”. Whenever these questions ... read more


Ask Kim! Meal Planning

ASK KIM! Yeah, that’s right! I figured my next article should be one about the many times I am asked about nutrition; in the gym, outside the gym, at church, you name it, they’ll ask! So here’s a legi... read more


Awake From Hibernation

Spring is upon us. Whether it’s the warm breeze, the brown grass starting to perk up, or the weekly tease of 60 degrees and sun, signs of spring are beginning to show. For those who have spent the las... read more


Sustainable Life Choices

Webster defines the word sustainable as the following: able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed. In layman’s terms, sustainable is something you can continue to do for a long dura... read more


De-Stress With Kellen's Favorite Stretches

Let me tell you, I have been stressed lately and that's okay! Did you know the most common symptoms of stress are headaches, back pain, and decreased energy levels? Life is messy, and it's okay that ... read more