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4-Pillar Foundation Series: The Power of Movement

4-Pillar Foundation Series: The Power of Movement

From your brain to your joints, movement has the power to improve every part of your body. And it’s not just about high-impact, sweat-inducing exercise, either. It’s simple – whether you choose to implement small movements into your routine or try a new activity like cycling or yoga, increasing your daily movement can help upgrade...

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Nutrition Fuels A Healthy Body, Brain

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Nutrition Fuels A Healthy Body, Brain

Brain fog and lack of ability to concentrate may indicate that you aren’t getting enough of some brain-boosting nutrition. The foods and beverages we consume help fuel our muscles, contribute to healthy skin, help us to recover after a workout and even affect the brain. Incorporate these healthy foods as part of a balanced approach...

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Develop a healthy mindset

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Develop a healthy mindset

Healthy living starts with getting through a lot of mental barriers and deciding that healthy pursuits are worth the effort. That’s what we at EXOS call “Mindset,” and it’s an essential pillar of our human performance philosophy. How do you change the way you’ve always thought about yourself and your ability to become the healthiest...

7 Steps to Recommit to Your Goals or Start Fresh

7 Steps to Recommit to Your Goals or Start Fresh

We usually start each year with the best of intentions, but abandon those complicated or seemingly unattainable resolutions within just a few weeks. Luckily, the experts at EXOS have provided these seven simple steps to getting started or refreshing your routine at any point on your journey: Find your reason to train. Defining your goal...

Stay Hydrated for Improved Performance

Stay Hydrated for Improved Performance

The human body comprises many intricate systems that all depend on proper hydration to function correctly. The experts at EXOS tell us that by the time you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated, so pay attention to your body’s signals that it needs water and be proactive about your daily water intake. Here are some signs you...

Get Outside and Grill

Get Outside and Grill

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family, and there’s no better way to do it than with some healthy meals cooked on the grill. Check out these tips from EXOS on how to step up your grilling game and enjoy healthy food all summer long!  

7 Exercises to Improve Mental Health

7 Exercises to Improve Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to tune in and learn more about this hot topic that affects us all. In most cases, it turns out that what we’re missing most when it comes to healthy mindset is connection—with each other, with our surroundings and with ourselves. Here are a...

Clean Eating, Simplified

Clean Eating, Simplified

A typical American diet is loaded with sugar, fat, and sodium, which often leads to high blood pressure, low energy, and an unhealthy digestive system. The best way to reduce your risk for many diseases and health issues is to choose natural and minimally processed foods. We call it “eating clean.” The Benefits of Clean...

Kids’ Zone Springs Into Fun

Kids’ Zone Springs Into Fun

Mercy Fitness Center’s Kids’ Zone is the place where our members can bring their little ones to hang out and have fun while the parents focus on their fitness goals. And, it’s the place to be to celebrate spring! Each week, our Kids’ Zone staff provide activities and crafts for the kids based on that...

The Perfect Fit: Mercy Fitness Center’s Wellness Pathway is Made For You

The Perfect Fit: Mercy Fitness Center’s Wellness Pathway is Made For You

Fitness isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” business, and at Mercy Fitness Center, our EXOS-certified fitness specialists know that better than anyone. Maybe you’ve made the decision to eat better, or move more, or just to, “take better care of yourself,” but what does that really mean to YOU? How can you measure success, if you haven’t clearly...