Let’s Get Physical

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For patients recovering from COVID-19 and those who have been in isolation for some time, Jan Hanson, M.S., PT,  owner, director and physical therapist at Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers, says working through deconditioning is just the beginning of the recovery process. Read more about Let’s Get Physical


A Hot New Workout


For the Klein family, recovery is the most important part of a workout routine.

“I have three sisters, and we were all athletes growing up,” says Lexi Klein, co-owner and general manager of Hotworx. “The youngest, Leah, was a big track athlete at Ole Miss … A bunch of the Olympian girls would train with her, and they started going to Hotworx and told Leah to check it out for recovery.” Read more about A Hot New Workout


Mixing Things Up

The Mix Nutrition Club

For many households, an aloe vera plant is just like any other houseplant. For others, it is a medicinal plant, containing vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. But for Kat Chirhart, aloe vera comes in the form of a healthy, nutritional drink.

“An aloe vera-based drink helps to aid digestion, acid reflux, things like that,” she says. Chirhart, a Woodbury resident and owner of The Mix, a Woodbury-based nutrition club, says the aloe vera-based drinks are just one part of the experience at The Mix. Read more about Mixing Things Up

Level Up

Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping

Providing extreme support, encouragement and results in a judgement free zone, Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping is a boutique gym that works to empower individuals—both physically and emotionally. Offering personal training, group sessions, nutritional guidance, kickboxing classes and motivational 10-week challenges, there is a plan for any and every body. Read more about Level Up

Muscle Relief

Beginning a new workout program is challenging sometimes. Making the time to work out, creating a flexible schedule and setting goals is difficult enough, but include the muscle soreness that comes with adjusting to that new workout, and it may be difficult to remain on track. No matter how you try to dodge soreness, sometimes you will exhaust your body and discover sore muscles you never knew you had after a workout. Exercise-induced muscle soreness can sometimes last a week, but relief can be sped up.

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Recommit to Getting Fit

Running on a treadmill at home.

Establishing or renewing fitness goals is characteristic of our collective optimism when entering a new year. Clean slates and fresh starts are often exactly what’s needed to inspire movement toward improved health and wellness. But, unlike past years, many may be wondering how exactly to go about achieving fitness goals while still navigating our “new normal.” So, we interviewed a local expert about innovative ways you can get plugged in and fired up about getting fit. Read more about Recommit to Getting Fit


Limber Up

Flexologist assists with stretches during stretch session.

Fitness recovery is the latest health trend and taking the time to slow down plays an important role; after all, we perform our best when we feel our best. StretchLab, an assisted stretching studio with nearly 90 nationwide locations, recently opened in Woodbury’s Tamarack Village and understands recovery all too well.  Read more about Limber Up



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