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Health & Wellness

          Your Post-Holiday Workout

           RWJ Fitness & Wellness  beyond 16, consider increas- areas (when done at the same
        Center shares the best exer- ing your weights.           intensity). Larger muscles
        cises to counteract those holi-  2. Continue adding reps  require more energy to work.
        day indulgences. Launch the  weekly  in  increments  of  16.  Therefore, more calories are
        new year with an energizing,  Increase weight once com- burned during the process.
        calorie-combating routine.  fortable.                    These exercises burn the most   NEW YEAR, NEW GOAL

        Focus on Weightlifting         3. Then, cut back to eight  calories: leg presses, deadlifts,
           After a season of big dinners   reps at the newer weight and  squats, and lunging. Back and   FASTER.   STRONGER.            HEALTHIER.
        and sweet treats, maximize   build your way back up. Ensure  chest  muscles  are  the  next
        your caloric burn. Go for the   those last lifts push muscles to  groups that burn  the most
        weights. Weightlifting bulks   exhaustion.               calories.                      WHETHER YOUR GOALS ARE BIG OR SMALL,
                                       A trainer can determine
                                                                   Aside from strength train-
        up your ability to burn calo-  how to challenge your muscles  ing, the Center keeps workouts   WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE THEM.
        ries. Undo holiday splurges in
        minimal time at RWJ Fitness &   while preventing injuries. If  balanced with fitness classes;   EXPERIENCE
        Wellness Center.            you are new to strength train- an Aquatics center with lap,   THE DIFFERENCE
                                    ing, it is especially helpful to  therapy, and spa pools; Pilates
        Aim for Heavy               have guidance.               studio; childcare; and luxuries
           With  the  Center’s  exten-  The Center offers a free  like a sauna, café, and spa/
        sive Fitness Floor and personal  personal  training  evalua- salon.
        trainers,  weightlifting  is safe  tion and program every six   All  this  goodness  is
        and effective. You cannot  weeks. Complimentary nurs-    wrapped under the guidance
        begin weightlifting at the level  ing assessments are available  of our hospital-affiliated medi-
        of a champion bodybuilder.  every twelve weeks to further  cal advisory board, complete
        However,   muscle   growth monitor  progress,  including  with Wellness Programs. Stop    THREE DAY PASS                                   *
        cannot be stimulated without  advances not reflected in the  by and gift yourself a healthier
        maximizing muscle capacity  mirror.                      new year!
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        Weightlifting Steps Experts    Exercises  that  simulta-       e-magazine at               Some restrictions apply. Must be 18 years or older. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Expires 1/31/19.
        Recommend:                  neously recruit legs and      fitnessandwellnessnews.
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        If you can continue lifting  calories than training other   living your healthiest.             609.584.7600 |

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        Mercer County Woman                                                     7                                             January/February 2019
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