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  • Tips for a Guilt-Free Summer

    Tips for a Guilt-Free Summer

    Yesterday was a holiday, which means you probably enjoyed all the food and drink that often accompany a celebration. But, it’s summertime in Michigan and that tends to bring out the holiday-eating spirit (and habits) on most weekends. Or, during gatherings on days ending in “y,” for that matter. Unfortunately, there can be a lot of feelings of guilt surrounding eating during these times. That initial guilt often leads to doing more of the behaviors that brought on guilty feelings in the first place. It can be a never-ending cycle. The good news is that you can break the cycle! Here are some tips for how you can put an end to guilt around your food choices - whether ....

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  • 4th of July Recipes

    4th of July Recipes

    Celebrate independence with delicious recipes that are perfect for a picnic, boat outing, BBQ, and everything in between! Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Perk up your 4th of July with easy chicken burgers that will please any crowd. Serves 4 Adapted from Ambitious Kitchen Ingredients For the chicken 1 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup of your fave bbq sauce 1/4 cup water or chicken broth 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper For the slaw: Purchase your fave pre-made coleslaw, or make it 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1/2 cup shredded ....

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  • 10-Minute Total Body Stretch

    Top stretching exercises from a Farmington Hills Personal Trainer! Take your wellness to the next level by adding easy, daily stretches! Whether you want to boost exercise recovery, recoup from outdoor summer activities, or tap into your mind-body connection, stretching is one of the best ways to begin. Follow along as our Fitness Manager and Personal Trainer, Breanne, leads a low-impact stretching routine that's a great compliment to any wellness routine! Benefits of stretching (via Medical News Today ): Improves mood and focus Relieves tension headaches Eases back pain Increases blood flow Decreases stress Expands flexibility and range of motion Improves physical performance ....

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  • Member Inspiration: Peggy Woodard

    Member Inspiration: Peggy Woodard

    Peggy has been a member of our studio family since 2011! From group fitness to Pilates Reformer, movement is an integral part of her life and as a recent retiree, she plans to devote more time to her wellness! I’ve always been interested in fitness and discovered that my favorite type activity are group classes. I joined various clubs over the years and took several classes through Livonia Public Schools. In August 2011, I found a coupon for Mid American Fitness in a golf outing goodie bag and decided to try some classes. My first class was BODYPUMP! Even though I was on ibuprofen for 24 hours after, to be able to move, but I loved the class and the studio! Since then, ....

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  • Our Biggest Tip To Feel Confident This Summer!

    Our Biggest Tip To Feel Confident This Summer!

    Every spring, people often make the comment, "Time to work on my summer body!" and go into overdrive obsessing over every perceived flaw. And, every spring, we say the same things… If you do have a little physical change that you want to see before hitting the beach, aim to be more consistent year-round to make it easier on yourself. That way, you won’t feel overwhelmed at the thought of reaching certain goals in time for Memorial Day (aka the unofficial start to summer). Plus, to help boost your consistency, energy, and make you feel better overall: take control of your plate! Aim to eat protein, carbs, and healthy fats at every meal. Spring and summer seasons are ....

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  • Memorial Day Recipes

    Memorial Day Recipes

    Take your holiday to the next level with delicious Memorial Day recipes that are perfect for a barbecue, picnic, a nd everything in between! Thai Chicken Salad SALAD INGREDIENTS 2 cups mixed greens 1/2 cup thinly sliced cauliflower 1/2 cup thinly sliced broccoli 1 1/4 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper 1/2 cup carrot strips/ribbons 1 cup sliced cucumber, peeled 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/4 cup radicchio 24 whole raw peanuts, chopped 3 cups shredded cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast 8 TBSP Thai salad dressing DRESSING INGREDIENTS 2 TBSP fish sauce, gluten-free 2 TBSP rice vinegar 1 TBSP toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup coconut sugar 2 TBSP ....

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  • Small Business Owner Uses Exercise to Power Her Days

    Small Business Owner Uses Exercise to Power Her Days

    Cristina has been a member of our studio family since 2007! She began as a young girl, with youth classes through Mid American Studio’s dance program, and came back as an adult to exercise through Mid American Fitness! Read on to learn more about Cristina! I attended Adrian College, where I was recruited to play ice hockey, and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a focus in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing, and Graphic Design. After graduation, with the help of my family and close friends, I followed my career dream of opening a women’s clothing boutique, Two Carnations Boutique. It’s a small, online boutique with a variety of ....

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  • Easy Nutrition Program Helps Novi Woman Lose Weight

    Easy Nutrition Program Helps Novi Woman Lose Weight

    “I am so happy I decided to try the nutrition program. I love the results!” I signed up for the nutrition program because I was lookingfor a weight-loss solution that promoted healthy eating. More than anything, I wanted a lifestyle change, not a diet. In addition to losing weight, I wanted to step up my exercise routine to be ready for my oldest daughter's wedding . I love my results! During the program, I lost 20lbs and dropped a shirt size and a pants size. Now, I can wear clothes in my closet that I haven't worn in years! While I’m excited about the weight-loss, I’ve also noticed that my overall fitness level has improved, too! I feel ....

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  • Nutrition Plan Helps Woman Lose Weight & Decrease Pain

    Nutrition Plan Helps Woman Lose Weight & Decrease Pain

    "This program may be the best investment I’ve ever made in my health, next to my membership at Mid American!" I signed up for the nutrition program because I had been slowly gaining weight over the past few years, and just wasn’t happy with how I looked or felt. Although I regularly work out I knew I couldn’t outrun the poor eating habits that had crept into my daily life. During the program, I lost 10lbs and lost another six pounds over the following seven weeks. For the first time in many years, I am very happy with my current weight, and feel I am exactly where I should be! Primarily, I lost the weight in my mid-section, a very unattractive “spare ....

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  • Farmington Woman Uses Exercise to De-Stress

    Farmington Woman Uses Exercise to De-Stress

    "I used to exercise because I thought I had to. Now, I move my body to honor all of the strong and wonderful things it can do! I want to personally thank Michelle for always being ready to push me! She’s such a powerhouse of energy and being in her classes has made such a difference on my stress levels!" From a young age, I fell in love with the discipline of movement science and how the body responds to exercise. This was reinforcedby my experience with Mid American Pompon, dance through high school/college, and my first group exercise experience at Mid American Fitness! It has all come full circle! I was initially drawn to the studio in 2014 due to the variety of fitness ....

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