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Spring Time To Unwind

Posted by Ashley Kouma March 25, 2014 Time To Unwind

It is no coincidence that April is National Stress Awareness Month and National Humor Month. Stress is something we all deal with at one time or another. Nagging headaches, frequent insomnia, decreased productivity at work- any of this sound familiar? Stress may be the culprit. According to the Mayo Clinic stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. Being able to recognize common stress symptoms can give you a jump on managing them. Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity Read More...

March Madness of Classes!

Posted by Ashley Kouma February 24, 2014

With Winter on its way out now is the time to “SPRING” into fitness! Are you training for a race? Trying to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions? Wanting to slim down for the warmer months ahead? Whatever your goal may be we have the staff, services, and classes to help you a achieve the look, feel, and lifestyle you desire.

Join us for one or all of these fun, challenging March Madness Classes and Series!

Spring into Fitness at Provision!

Mondays at 6:00pm - *Belly Dancer Awesome Abs! Read More...

Muscle Detox

Posted by Kathleen Bullock February 24, 2014

Muscle Detox is a must for everyone, athletes as well as de-conditioned individuals, who want to live pain free. It helps reduce aches and pains, tension and stress, headaches and improves flexibility and postural alignment. Daily living creates stress and tension within our body. Too much sitting, running, or emotional and mental stress all put additional strain on our bodies. This stress gets stuck in our bodies and presents us with aches and stiffness that can lead to common issues such as neck and low back pain, headaches, insomnia, even digestive problems.

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Welcome Britton!

Posted by Ashley Kouma February 24, 2014

We are excited to introduce to you one of our new Personal Trainer’s Britton Leitch! Britton come to us with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the health & fitness field. To book a session with Britton simply call or front desk at 232-1414 or send an email to him at Britton.Leitch@livewellknoxville.com. You can read his full Bio below.

Welcome Britton!

Britton D. Leitch, CSCS

Britton at the Highland Games

Britton has over a decade of experience in the Health and Fitness industry. His areas of expertise include Read More...

February Member Highlight

Posted by Ashley Kouma January 27, 2014

A Conversation with Nancy McGlasson

P: Tell Us About Yourself.

N: After retiring as UTK’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions in 2009, I missed working with students (and having money!) and joined the Knox County Schools as a part-time consultant at West High School. The 2-year pilot program was aimed at helping students involved in the complex and competitive college search process.

Recently I began College Application Coaching and work independently with small groups and individuals to help them compete. The most popular sessions feature essay writing and interview preparation. My current Read More...

The Benefits of Lunchtime Fitness

Posted by Ashley Kouma October 10, 2013

Feeling rundown, unable to focus, unproductive?

Want to know the key to making a success of your day? EXERCISE!

Be More Productive!

Find below 6 reasons, listed in Forbes magazine, to get out of your chair and start moving:

1. Increases Energy: The more you move, the more energized you will feel. Regular physical activity improves your muscle strength and boosts your endurance, giving you the energy you need to think clearer and come up with new ideas.

2. Sharpens Focus: Exercise improves your brain in the short term by raising your focus for Read More...

The Weight-Cancer Link

Posted by Casey Peer September 30, 2013

AICR’s expert report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective, and its continuous updates found a strong link between excess body fat and increased cancer risk. According to the scientific literature, excess body fat increases risk for cancers of the:

•esophagus

•pancreas

•colon and rectum

•endometrium

•kidney

•postmenopausal breast

•gallbladder

Because of the overwhelming evidence, AICR recommends maintaining a healthy weight throughout life to best reduce your chances of developing cancer. Read the full list of AICR Read More...

All Coffee Isn’t Created Equal

Posted by Casey Peer September 17, 2013

All coffee isn’t created equal, and considering that caffeine content from brand-to-brand swings more ballistically than a chimpanzee hopped up on 3 cups of Deathwish, you likely have no idea what you’re actually drinking.

With a little help from the Center for Science in the Public Interest & EnergyFiend.com, Thrillist mapped the caffeine content per oz. for a variety of big coffee powerhouses, including Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Caribou, and McDonald’s, into a clever infographic.

Compare Your Coffee

It produced a spectrum that, on a per oz basis, varied by as Read More...

What’s For Breakfast?

Posted by Ashley Kouma September 3, 2013

In honor of National Waffle Week and All American Breakfast Month we are taking a look at the importance of eating a healthy breakfast.

Delicious and Nutritious

We have all heard it before: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here is why; Not only does it give you energy to start a new day, but breakfast is linked to many health benefits, including weight control and improved performance.

Studies show that eating a healthy breakfast, not doughnuts and a soda, can help give you:

• A more Read More...

Cain, Our July Member of the Month!

Posted by Juli Urevick July 1, 2013

Meet Cain Wooten, our July member of the month!

An engineering manager at ProNova Solutions, Cain is a Chattanooga native and has been a member of the Provision family for six months. His favorite class is Bootcamp, and he has successfully cut down on body fat while adding lean muscle mass through his hard work!

A father of two, Cain enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking and swimming with his wife and children. To add to his outdoor fitness repertoire, he plans to participate in a sprint triathlon this summer.

“Provision Health & Wellness has Read More...

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