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Exercise Equals Insurance! Exercise is a vital component to long-term sustainable weight-loss.

Julia-KarlstadJulia is the president and founder of JKFITNESS, LLC. Previous to owning her own business, she developed and directed an exercise physiology program that consisted of two bariatric hospitals and three medically supervised weight-loss clinics. We are excited to feature Julia and her exercise tips and information. Learn More About Julia Karlstad

Exercise & Nutrition

Everyday we are inundated with pictures and stories of exercise and nutrition regimens. You may hear and see things about how the newest exercise trend has transformed someone’s life, or an amazing fitness class that helped someone fit into clothes they haven’t worn for years. You may also hear things such as “I’ve switched to [...]

By | 2017-09-28T12:34:40+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

To Exercise or Not to Exercise?

You hear it all of the time, “you have to workout every day if you want to lose weight,” unfortunately that’s a fairly general statement and I do not agree with it in its entirety because there are other factors to consider. Losing weight will not require you to workout every day but it will [...]

By | 2017-08-07T09:38:01+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Yoga is for everyBODY!

We've all seen them, those girls with the mats sweating it up in a local hot yoga class. Or maybe the ones pretzeling themselves into crazy positions. You've probably even seen the ones chanting in a foreign language and letting out “Oms”. Maybe it made you think yoga can't possibly be for you, or that [...]

By | 2017-06-02T13:59:04+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Fitness Corner|1 Comment

Live longer, Be Happier, and Stay Positive

….Through Friendship The world that we live in has become so engulfed in the negative aspect of politics, the countless occurrence of violence, and the over aboundance of Social Media in everyday life; that we often forget to look past any of that and overlook the need to spend more time on ourselves. Taking care [...]

By | 2017-03-29T16:06:20+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Stay Focused with These 3 Fit Tips

We’re still fresh into the New Year of 2017 and hopefully you’ve been sticking to all of your fitness resolutions or maybe you’re still trying to get motivated to improve upon your current fitness level. Whichever the case, keep these three tips in mind as you embark upon a more active lifestyle: Find Your Motivation [...]

By | 2017-02-06T09:28:00+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

It’s Not a Diet…It’s a Lifestyle

One of the biggest issues with diets is that they usually cannot be maintained for a long period of time. In fact, often times people who diet tend to gain more weight over time and studies show that dieting is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Fad diets became popular and continue to catch [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:18:32+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Quick Workouts for Busy People

  How many times have you heard someone say, “I don’t have time for a workout,” or maybe you have said this yourself? There are only 24 hours in a day, and each person has to decide what to do with that time. Often times we wish there were more time in a day, but [...]

By | 2016-12-01T09:59:27+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Strong Core

Eighty-percent of adults have experienced some type of back discomfort at some point in their lives, and as a result of those suffering from chronic back pain, the U.S economy is subject to approximately $600 billion dollars annually due to medical needs and missed work. To help live a pain free life, it’s important to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Do More of What Makes YOU Happy!

You’re probably already thinking of a situation because of the above statement. That’s perfect….as it was meant to make you ponder. As you think about what it is that would make you a happier person, also keep in mind the most important part of the statement….DO! Most people have great expectations for themselves, for their [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Two Keys for Successful Weight Loss

I’ve worked with thousands of clients over the years and I’ve come to the conclusion that there are really two keys to successful weight loss. First and foremost, you have to PLAN AHEAD! Secondarily you must GO TO THE GROCERY STORE! Sounds simple right? Amazingly the are quite simple, but unfortunately for some they are [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments