Wendy Batts

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  • The Value of Balance Training

    Is balance training really important to everyday life? The answer to this question is simple, yes! Balance is an essential component to fitness routines. Unfortunately, it’s often overlooked because people do not realize the value that it brings. Balance training...Full Post
  • Are You Lifting Too Much Weight Or Not Enough?

    In the fitness world we often hear that if you lift heavy weights then you are going to get “big and bulky.” While there is some truth to that statement, your form, load (weights) and repetition range are what will dictate how your body will react to the demand...Full Post
  • Not Seeing Results? Try This!

    When people decide they are ready to begin a workout regimen, they often don’t have a plan that will focus on minimizing injury or that will properly progress over time so that they can avoid what we often refer to as “hitting a plateau.” It takes your body...Full Post
  • Is Yoga Right For Me?

    I often get asked if Yoga is something a person should look in to if they want to become more flexible. The answer to this question is easy, of course! The main thing about Yoga is to start off slow and know your limits. In time, you will increase your range...Full Post
  • 5 Beneficial Stretches To Stop An Injury Before It Starts

    We all have hectic lifestyles and there never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done. Even if we go to the gym and hop on a piece of cardio equipment or complete a full workout, who has time to stretch? Without stretching and working on muscles...Full Post
  • Taking a Trip? Follow These Tips!

    As we know, when it’s time to pack our bags for a fun filled vacation, we easily forget about our fitness and food choices. I personally just took a very fun trip out of the country and saw this happen to most of the people that were on the trip with us. It...Full Post
  • ‘Just Do It’ –It isn’t just a tag line

    As we all know, starting a program can be really challenging. I know I have struggled (yes, even as a trainer) to find the motivation to get up in the morning and get some sort of workout in. There really are no secrets to weight loss. The first thing you have to do is commit to your goals!...Full Post
  • Transform You2 Starts Today!

    Hello Everyone.

    Today is the day that the new Transform You2 program begins. I am SUPER excited about all this program has to offer. It is a free, 16 week program that gives you great information around nutrition, fitness and “getting your mind right.” The changes that you see on the...Full Post
  • Announcing HealthMakers 250: Conversations on the Leading Edge

    Sharecare is announcing their newest video initiative, HealthMakers 250: Conversations on the leading edge. The top minds in health and medicine are answering today's big health questions. Watch, listen and share. http://www.sharecare.com/static/healthmakers...Full Post
  • Who are the Sharecare Fitness Experts?

    Hello Sharecare Friends! You've probably been seeing a lot of new information and resources on Sharecare recently, including different titles for different groups and individuals on the site.

    I'd like to introduce you to one of these groups and invite you

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