Wendy Batts

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  • Manage your calories like you manage your money!

    Counting calories is just like shopping - we'd like to spend endlessly, but there is a limit you need to maintain to hit your target goals. The first step in tracking calories is to determine a daily caloric goal. In general, weight loss clients should eat...Full Post
  • Strength Extends Beyond Your Muscles

    It is often hard to find strength within ourselves to push through daily obstacles and a busy schedule. It is important to take a few minutes every day for yourself to relax your mind and recharge your body. I stumbled across this wonderful saying this morning...Full Post
  • Tips to Help You Move and Feel Better

    Knowing your health numbers is important so you can work towards bettering those results to live an overall healthier life. Some of these numbers include your HDL’s, LDL’s, weight, resting heart rate, circumference measurements, etc. Another important factor...Full Post
  • Movement Prep Matters!

    We often take for granted warming up our bodies before any type of exercise or cardio workout. Why? Who has the time? While it is not the most exciting part of a routine, it is important because it prepares your body for the activity ahead and will aid in a...Full Post
  • Feeling Under the Weather?

    Unfortunately, the flu season is here and seems to be in full force in many cities. So, how do you know if you should take time off from your workouts and give yourself some time to rest? Here are some helpful hints to help guide your decision.

    If your symptoms...Full Post
  • Achy Knees Hindering Your Workouts?

    How many times have you skipped a workout because you were experiencing sore knees? There are many causes for this but often it can be due to muscle weakness and improper movement patterns. Here are some tips and exercises that can help decrease stress to your...Full Post
  • Autumn Harvest Salad

    I tried a new salad recipe last night and loved it so I thought I would share. It was easy to make and if you love “sweeter” tasting salads, you will really enjoy this. This recipe comes from Carmon Roberts, RD. Enjoy!

    Autumn Harvest Salad
    Pumpkin seeds used...Full Post
  • Are you a victim of shin splints?

    Pain and/or swelling in your shin and lower leg caused by things such as prolonged running on hard surfaces and walking fast at an incline is often called shin splints. If you have ever experienced this type of pain, you know that it is definitely not something...Full Post
  • For All You Golfers…

    Golf is a fun sport that is growing more and more popular, especially as we age. With that being said, being able to rotate properly and use your core is extremely important to execute your swing and reduce injury risks. Here are some flexibility and streng...Full Post
  • A Want to Climb

    Often times I write about fitness in hopes that my tips/information will help/inspire those of you searching for answers and guidence. This week I wanted to post a poem that I felt related to the journey of losing weight and the ups and downs people face....Full Post