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Post date: Jun 23, 2011

Name: Joy Sheehan
Position: Manager of Fitness and Wellness, Group Exercise Coordinator
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Post date: Jun 21, 2011
Name: Bart Lindsay
Position at Mettler Center: Personal Training Coordinator
Years at Mettler Center: 7+ years
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Post date: Jun 20, 2011
This week's posts will feature 5 different Mettler Center staff members. Our interviews with the staff will give you a glimpse into their personal life, hobbies, healthy (and not so healthy!) habits, as well as their recommendations on living life to the fullest. We take a great deal of pride in our staff and feel they are excellent representations...
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Post date: Jun 17, 2011
Researchers who have been monitoring nutritional intake for over 30 years have noticed something: as we've come to consume more added sugars as part of our food, our body weights have gone up. Even worse, studies suggest that added sugars amount to as much as 25% of the caloric intake of children and teenagers.
 
Obviously, we are probably not going to completely eliminate all sugars from our diets. However, it is important that we monitor our sugar intake and...
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Post date: Jun 16, 2011

Often we are so focused on trying to eat healthy and exercise that we...
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Post date: Jun 15, 2011

Perfection: Something that so many of us strive to...

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Post date: Jun 14, 2011
Obviously, as a fitness center in Champaign, Illinois, our focus at Mettler Center is one getting people active and committed to exercise. For many, it is a huge undertaking to walk just a few steps at a time. Sometimes you need to just turn your body around little by little and soon you will realize that with your body, the possibilities are endless.

1. Keep it Simple: Walking is an inexpensive and easy way to get your heart rate up (do it alone on your own schedule,...
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Post date: Jun 13, 2011
This week, our posts focus on 5 ways that you can change your health for the better. It's never too late to start making healthy choices and living a healthy life full of vitality. At Mettler Center, our focus is on whole life fitness - but more importantly, whole life health. We encourage you to implement healthy practices into your own life, one step at a time. Make gradual changes and give yourself time to adjust so you are more likely to maintain...
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