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PRI now firmly established in Maine

  PRI ANNOUNCES THE CREDENTIALING OF JEFF ECKHOUSE, PRT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 14, 2017 – Lincoln, NE – Today, the Postural Restoration Institute® (PRI) announces credentialing of Jeff Eckhouse, PRT, from Back Cove Personal Fitness in Portland, ME. To be Postural Restoration Trained (PRT) Jeff Eckhouse has completed multiple advanced PRI courses, demonstrated…
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Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain

An excerpt from a recent New York Times article : These findings suggest that weight training can beneficially change the structure of the brain, but that “a minimum threshold of exercise needs to be achieved,” Dr. Liu-Ambrose said. Visiting the gym once per week is probably insufficient. But twice per week may suffice...... Whatever the…
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Change the way you breathe

This article written in Men's Health covers some of the basic concepts utilized in our Fitness Rehab approach at Back Cove Personal Fitness. "...you don't need to be in actual danger for your brain to switch to survival mode. It operates on generalizations, and chest breathing suggests life-or-death stakes.....Chronic tension in what should be accessory…
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Awarded Best in Portland : Personal Trainers

Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMobile Fitness Personal Training Receives 2014 Best of Portland AwardPortland Award Program Honors the AchievementPORTLAND May 15, 2014 -- Mobile Fitness Personal Training has beenselected for the 2014 Best of Portland Award in the Trainers category bythe Portland Award Program.Each year, the Portland Award Program identifies companies that we believehave achieved exceptional…
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Why We Got Fatter During the Fat-Free Boom

A nice overview from NPR on the history of dietary guidelines and why fats are not the villain. Read the whole article Excerpt- "Right around this time [when people start eating more refined grains and sugar] is when Americans started getting fatter and fatter, and more diabetic" Taubes says. So, in trying to address one…
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Sweden rejects low-fat diet myth, encourages citizens to cut carbs and eat more fat

"Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment, pored  through tens of thousands of studies published on the subject through May  31, 2013, to arrive at this conclusion, which corroborates with what many in the  natural health community have been saying for years." Learn more:  http://www.naturalnews.com/042780_sweden_low-fat_diet_myth_butter.html#ixzz2kU6HJU00  
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Metabolic Mastery Fitness Camp

A package of 4 consecutive Tuesday evenings - $160 If your fasting blood sugar is above 100, or if you have pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, this camp is for you. Once your blood sugars are even a little high, you need to practice very specific fitness principles every time you exercise. Baby steps are…
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Betsy St Germain

An exercise plan is a great way to make the most of your next decade. And training with a friend is even more motivating.

Tom Wenzel

Tom avoids hip surgery for a torn labrum with Fitness Rehab.

Exercise and Hedonic Hunger

A recent Weight Watchers article:  Exercise is a critical tool for weight-loss success. Yet its effects on appetite vary. Does exercise impact homeostatic hunger (a need for calories as fuel), hedonic hunger (eating for pleasure), or both? Read more...    
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