Jul 16, 2018

3 Natural and Healthy Energy Boosters

Don’t reach for that energy drink. Don’t opt for that frozen, sugar-loaded coffee concoction. There are healthy ways to beat the 3pm slump, and we’re serving them up here at the Punctual Abstract Corporate Wellness blog. Without further ado, here ...

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Jun 19, 2018

Genetic Testing: Should You Be Doing It?

Genetic testing has been described as the future of medicine, something destined to be as common as having your blood pressure checked or sticking your tongue out and saying “ahhh.” It’s little wonder why. Most diseases have some aspect influenced ...

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May 18, 2018

Longevity: Live & Eat Like the People Who Live Longest

Everywhere you look are advertisements for supplements, exercises and food groups that supposedly extend your life. But it turns out the secrets of living longer are all around us. The life expectancy in the United States is 79 — 81 for ...

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Apr 23, 2018

The Best Red Wines for Your Heart

Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent coronary artery disease, the condition that leads to heart attacks. It should be understood, however, that ...

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Mar 26, 2018

Strange Fad Diets From Distant History to the Present

Fad diets make promises of rapid weight loss, longevity and/or other health benefits without scientific proof that they actually work. As long as obesity and health problems have existed, which is to say forever, they have been around. Here are ...

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Feb 16, 2018

Three Common Workout Mistakes to Avoid…Don’t Sweat in Vain!

Let’s be honest. Working out is hard. It takes effort and dedication, so there’s nothing worse than finding out what you are doing is actually counterproductive — weakening muscle rather than strengthening it, exhausting yourself without allowing yourself to be ...

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Jan 23, 2018

2018 Nutrition Trends You Need to Know

If you haven’t heard of these 2018 nutrition trends, you’re likely to hear about them pretty soon — probably from that health-conscious friend. All of us have one. That’s why we’re giving you a head start! Start the Year Right ...

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Dec 11, 2017

Achieve the Oxymoron: Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

We’re in the heart of the holiday season. Holiday meals are defined by large portions followed by seconds, thirds, and then dessert. That means our collective waistlines are challenging the capacities of our collective belts. It happens to everyone: You ...

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Nov 22, 2017

Stress makes your stomach think you’re eating a high-fat diet

We have bad news and also good news. First, the bad news: a recent study suggests that stress could trick your stomach into thinking you are eating a high-fat diet. The good news? You can do something about it! The ...

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Oct 10, 2017

Business Trip? Bring Your Sneakers for these Cities’ Great Running Routes

Looking for running routes on the road? You've come to the right place. Whether you like traveling for business or not, you know one thing is true: it’s hard to eat healthy on the road. Eating out means lots of ...

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Sep 12, 2017

Foods to Eat for a Healthy Vegetarian Diet

There are clear health benefits of a well-balanced vegetarian diet. But nutrient deficiencies cause by vegetarian diets created “on the fly” can result in nutritional deficiencies that can result in decreased brain function and even weight gain! This advice is based ...

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Aug 24, 2017

Four Strange Workouts…That Work

  Here are a few strange workouts you will love if the idea of 20 pull-ups or 15 lunges doesn’t entice you. What’s more, they actually work! Invert Your Exercise Bat-like, inverted exercises where you hang upside down from your calves may sound a ...

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Jul 17, 2017

How to Stay in Shape When You’re Not a Spring Chicken

Let’s face it, we can’t do everything we could do when we were 20 years old. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stay in shape. In our continuing effort to help our readers and our employees lead healthy, active and ...

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Jun 27, 2017

Daily Exercise Tips to Live By

Getting motivated to start exercising or stay active can be challenging. Here are some daily exercise tips to get you moving:   Exercise bit by bit. For example, if your goal is 30 minutes per day, do ten minutes at a ...

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May 29, 2017

The Key to Successful Employee Wellness Programs

The Harvard Business Review published an excellent article on employee wellness, What’s the Hard Return on Employee Wellness Programs?. The article explores a robust study that contends that the best employee wellness programs are comprehensive. Researchers have outlined six critical ...

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Corporate Wellness Apr 25, 2017

Workplace Stress, Corporate Wellness and Productivity

It’s no secret that stress leads to lost productivity. It’s also no secret that exercise reduces stress. It doesn’t take a huge leap in logic to arrive at the conclusion that all businesses should be practicing some form of corporate ...

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Mar 15, 2017

Our CEO and Director of Accounting do Deadlifts…During Lunch Hour

Does your company’s CEO rub shoulders with employees during lunch hour? Punctual Abstract’s CEO Melissa Buras does, and then some. Check out Melissa and Director of Accounting Ariel Hunter crushing new PR's on rack pulls to eventually deadlift off of the ...

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Jan 30, 2017

An Inspiring Story of Hope

For many of us, staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle is a matter of discipline and attitude. For Brian Simmons, however, the obstacles are far more daunting. In a recent Fox8-WVUE story, Simmons and his battle to lose weight and ...

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Jan 20, 2017

Workout Tip: Get Your Posterior in Gear with Two Exercises

Looking for a workout tip? Working out your backside and the rest of the posterior chain – posterior deltoids, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, trapezius, etc. – doesn’t have to be a recipe for planks, planks and more planks. Today's Workout Tip Punctual Abstract’s personal ...

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Jul 15, 2016

FREE Seminar on July 30th

Come Join us for a FREE seminar! Bring a family member or a friend to HTS/Rack City Gym this Saturday, July 30th from 10 am - 12 pm to hear our trainers talk about the technique and benefits of deadlifting for ...

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