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Trainer Tip: Shock Your Muscles by Shaking Up Your Routine
Training Tips
Club Julian personal trainer Anthony Olick believes that your strength/muscle-building workout routine should be anything but.  “When you do the same routine over and over, your muscles will adapt to the specific movements done time and time again,” explains Anthony.  “They will then just be ready for whatever that is, and won’t grow unless you add some element of variation to your worko...
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Slow Cooker Turkey Kielbasa & Kraut Recipe
Nutrition
Celebrate Oktoberfest!  Very little prep time goes into this slow cooker kielbasa and sauerkraut recipe.  Try it with turkey kielbasa for a better-for-you version.   Click here for a printable version of the recipe.     INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon butter 1 can (15 oz.) Bavarian Style Sauerkraut 1 red onion, thinly sliced 3 Tablespoons brown sugar 1 medium apple, c...
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Trainer Tips: How to Rediscover Your Mojo After a Layoff
Training Tips
It’s easy to lose your way on a wellness journey.  But fall is a great time to regroup and return to the gym.  Here is Trainer Mike Salamon’s best advice for getting back at it – without overdoing it. “The first thing you need to do before you come back is analyze the reasons you were gone to begin with,” says Trainer Mike.  “If you get a good understanding of why you fell out of a...
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Trainer Deb's Recipe: Broccoli & Cheddar Stuffed Potato Skins with Avocado Cream
Nutrition
This easy, health conscious snack is sure to be crowd pleaser at your next game day event!   POTATOES 8 Small Idaho Potatoes (2 ½ lbs.)  scrubbed & dried Cooking Spray 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 ounces broccoli florets, coarsely chopped (4 cups) 3 slices (3 ounces) Canadian bacon, finely diced 3/4 cup grated (shredded) low fat cheddar cheese (3 oz.)   AVOCADO ...
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Success Story: Melody M. is Dancing Her Way to Fitness!
Success Stories
Fitness goals are different for everyone.  Some people aim to lose weight.  Others work on building strength.  And some people – like Club Julian member Melody M. – prefer to dance their way to fitness! After years of riding her stationary bike at home and trying out different gyms, Melody felt dissatisfied and bored with her workout routine.  As an avid dancer and athlete, sh...
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