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The Importance of Rest

We all know how nice taking a day off from work feels, but does your body know what a day off from the gym feels like? Resting is an important part of a healthy gym regimen. Without giving your body at least a day to recover from intense aerobic and anaerobic activity, the chance of […]

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Justin’s Corner: To Travel is to Live

To travel is to live. I didn’t always have this mindset, but over the years I realized that traveling can provide you with so much more than a “vacation” from your everyday life. It can educate you on different cultures, introduce you to new foods, and open your mind to different ways of viewing the […]

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Protect yourself from summertime extremes

After our long, snow-filled winters, it definitely seems like everyone in Buffalo has finally found the perfect time to go outside and have some fun. Whether it’s swimming, biking, or running, everything is more fun when it is outside. If you’re not careful, between the heat and humidity, the summer weather can be a problem […]

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Justin’s Corner: 4 Traps and Solutions of Summer BBQ’ing

Attending summer barbecues doesn’t mean you have to abandon your nutrition.  Be prepared, have fun, and still reach your goals these summer months.  Clients often ask me what I eat when attending these summer events and what they should do to ensure they stay on track.  Going unprepared, these events can be full of nutritional setbacks: greasy cheeseburgers, […]

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De-stress with Jada’s Newest Class Series—Vinyasa Yoga

Have you been yearning to try a yoga class, but just haven’t signed up yet or aren’t sure which style of yoga you’d like the most? Jada is proud to announce its newest class series, Vinyasa Yoga, beginning Wednesday, July 13. Classes will take place on Wednesdays from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Sundays from […]

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Broaden Your Fitness with Yoga

I often get asked what other exercises people can do to broaden their fitness and improve their results they are getting with strength training.  One thing I am a big advocate on is yoga. Why is yoga a smart add-in with proper strength training?  1. Strength and flexibility Strength training and yoga can help both […]

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class

Get energized while building strength, flexibility and balance! Vinyasa yoga seamlessly links breath and movement, keeping you present as you move in and out of poses.  Using Sun Salutations, strength building and connected movements, Vinyasa yoga will help you stay centered and feel empowered. Some experience recommended, but beginners are always welcome!  Wednesdays – 7:30 […]

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Justin’s Corner – PREPARATION

My Best Tip for staying on track on a summer vacation is PREPARATION. Preparation is key in achieving your goals, having fun, and not getting off track. When traveling, I always do research to ensure the hotel or where I am staying has a decent gym or that there is a gym within the area […]

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Jada Blitz teams up with Erie County SPCA

For many of our members, it is nothing out of the ordinary to be greeted at the front door by four paws and a wagging tail, that is our mascot, Tucker. In November of 2011, Ashley Draper, co-owner of Jada Blitz Training, traveled to the Erie County SPCA (EC-SPCA) with no intention of adopting a […]

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*Client of the Week*

Client of the Week: Maggie Mayr

JB_FB_COTW_Maggie Mayr

As a mom of triplets, I was constantly tired and ready for bed by 3 pm daily. On top of struggling with my lack of energy and symptoms of anxiety, I was also very uncomfortable with how I looked and felt in my postpartum body. Cardio alone was no longer working for me, so I decided I had to do something different. […]

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