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Take the First Step - Make the Goal!

Making a goal is the FIRST STEP in creating a new habit. You need to think of a goal that takes hard work and dedication to achieve but is possible. You need to choose a goal that pushes you to be the... read more


Finding Time to Workout

It is back to school time and with that life just became a little bit busier. Between bringing kids to school, afterschool activities, family time, and work, who has time to work out? Working out isn’... read more


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