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Health & Wellness

               Power Up Your Holidays

           This season more than ever,  called immunoglobulins  are  burned during exercise, about
        you are doing for others. RWJ  increased,  which strengthen  15 are burned in its aftermath.
        Fitness & Wellness Center  your ability to fight off infec-
        shares five things your workout  tions. This improved immune   A Sharper Mind
        can do for you.             function lasts for about 24    A workout energizes the
           Extensive holiday task lists  hours!                  body and brain. The increased
        add to your already hectic   Stronger Lungs              supply of blood and oxygen
        schedule. Your workout may     Working out demands lung   to your brain improves cogni-
        be in jeopardy. Step into the   power. Labored breathing,  tive function. Exercise also has   IS IT TIME FOR A CHANGE?
        Center and be motivated to   induced  during  moderate  to  been shown to enhance cre-
        move. These incentives will   high-intensity exercise, is quick   ativity. Exercise before holiday
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           It doesn’t take whitening  Lungs continue to grow stron-  come true.
        toothpaste to help you shine.  ger with every workout, which   Those are five good
        Your body’s feel-good chemi- also may help conditions like   reasons to prioritize
        cals spike during exercise.  asthma.                                                     Come see all the Center has to offer
        Plus, they linger long after   A Healthier Weight              your workout.             for your fitness and wellness needs.
        sweaty socks are shed. Release   Weight loss takes patience,   Visit RWJ Fitness
        stress and increase happiness   exercise, proper nutrition, and   & Wellness Center at       3100 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville, NJ 08619
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        is one of the season’s warmest   first workout launches the
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        A Bolder Immune System      fueled by body fat. Strength    call 609-584-7600.
           Whether    lifting  major training sculpts fat into muscle,   Your rewards await!
        weights or mini barbells, your  which more  efficiently  burns   Sources: American Council on Exercise;
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        scare away germs. Proteins  gling. For every 100 calories  by Alyssa Shaffer at

               Are you 55 years or

          older and live in Mercer

            or Burlington County?

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