By: Madison Wright, MS
Blog Coordinator + exhale teacher

We’ve all heard the phrase, “two’s company, three’s a crowd.” Well, that might be true on date night, but there’s evidence to the contrary when it comes to maximizing your exercise performance. Turns out, there’s a plethora of benefits to working out with friends and exhale is giving you incentive this month to find out what those reasons are! Psychology expert Professor Barbara A. Brehm, Ed.D., Department of Exercise and Sport Studies, at Smith College in Northampton, MA, says that when you make a workout date with a friend you are much more likely to stick to the plan instead of listening to that inner voice that often pops up and tells you stay in bed (we’ve all been there on a Saturday morning after one too many finely crafted cocktails).

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By: Madison Wright, MS
Blog Coordinator + Core Fusion Teacher

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a time when women and men around the world unite wearing the color pink in support of breast cancer survivors, and for those that we’ve lost, as a symbol of hope for a cure.

As you gear up to participate or donate to your favorite charity or event that supports breast cancer this month, keep in mind that there are many things that you can do personally to help yourself in the prevention of breast cancer.

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The new year is fast approaching — yet most of us don’t start thinking about 2019 goals until after Christmas dinner. Our advice? Start now. Sit down and prepare a list of important lifestyle changes you want to make in 2019. Then make a plan to achieve them. Here are the tips and tools we’re using, so you can do the same.
Reflect and grow. Before you can set goals for a new year, a little journaling and reflection on the current year goes a long way. Set aside time to reflect on the areas of your life — from relationships, to health, to career, to finances — and notice areas you’re proud of and areas you’d like to work on.

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Microcurrent technology has been around for centuries, but it’s not until recently that it has made its way into the hands of lead estheticians as a way to not only reduce wrinkles and improve tone and texture, but to also educate facial muscles to lift saggy skin. Exhale’s Lift Facial utilizes this technology and is the perfect choice to achieve an immediate youthful glow before a big event or as a series to whip your skin into the best shape of its life! In the last few years, more and more celebrities from Jennifer Lopez to Kim Kardashian have been seen using microcurrent machines or are known to get electric facial for their red carpet treatments. But did you know that microcurrent came from less glamorous beginnings?

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for salads and green juice… but it’s even better when a homemade dessert actually helps us sneak in the veggies. Enter: our Zucchini Lemon Bars. Zucchinis add fiber, vitamins, and anti-inflammatory goodness to this dessert. We also swapped in whole wheat flour and coconut sugar for a better glycemic index (read: no sugar-induced energy crash), and omega-3 rich grass-fed butter.

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Spring is the season for cleaning out and sprucing up. That’s why we want to encourage you to give your stomach a little cleansing TLC.   Eastern healing meets Exhale-style rejuvenation with the Acu-Organ Detox. This healing therapy releases toxins, relaxes your abdominal muscles and improves your digestive movement. Now, let’s get down to bodily business and break down the details of the acu-organ detox. Exhale’s Director of Healing, Dr. Robert Macdonald, shares his insight into the ancient healing practice.

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