Member Spotlight – Naomi

Naomi Wright Age: 41!!! But I feel 25 most days! Profession: Human Resources Professional Activities: Specifically at Duke’s – Spinning, Elliptical, Jacob’s Ladder, Running. Outside of Duke’s – Mom to my son, Jacoby, who occasionally joins me at Duke’s (Graduate Student, two courses to go!), Hiking, Random Adventures, Lip Gloss Shopping Why Duke’s?  “I started […]

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Nate’s Health Matters, Too

Nate’s Health Matters, Too In response to a question posed to health specialists in the area asking how they relate to keeping themselves healthy, while supporting clients’ health… I have had “Holiday Seasons” that I don’t touch sugar and others, like this one, where I am happy to be through it to get sugar back […]

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Face It

Remember that life is about seeking and working towards balance. We do need to do for ourselves, while also finding benefit in creating and serving others. A healthy balance brings wellness to all involved. Fear is a necessity and a natural part of life. The most courageous people in the world are those with great […]

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We Are Human

We all have challenges with our fitness and wellness. Body image is very subjective. We can feel like we look amazing one minute and terrible the next. Mood & emotions are involved.  This is a great reason to make healthy choices mentally, physically, and socially. We need to focus on progress with activity, clean nutrition, […]

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Nutrition For Your Life

What are your food standards? Vegans and Vegetarians: We need B12, which is only available from meat sources. Vegans and Vegetarians should add this in supplemental form. Vegans should also supplement with micro algae, in order to get the healthy fats EPA and DPA. Copper, Iron, and Zinc are all minerals that will be difficult […]

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Member Spotlight – Jenn

Jenn Clark Age: 49 Profession: Accounting Manager Activities: Kayaking, Hiking, Biking, Golfing Why Duke’s? “I have several friends here. I started following Duke’s on Facebook and appreciate the health posts. I also love supporting local.” How long have you been working out? “I played softball in an adult women’s league. I was also involved in […]

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NEW! Healthy Happy Kids After School Program

Healthy Happy Kids Afterschool Program! Fridays, 2:15-4:15 pm, beginning September 27th. Fun activities in our aerobics room, with guided health, fitness, mindfulness, games, nutrition education, and healthy hacks for healthier and happier families. Get improved health and wellness support for your kids today! Bus drop-off at Duke’s on Fridays for City (eta 2:00 pm) and Town […]

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Member Spotlight – Tyler

Tyler WebbAge: 44 Profession: Grass-fed Organic Dairy Farmer, raising beef and pork to sell at local farmers markets. He also runs a farm stay Airbnb. Activities: Soccer, Telemark Skiing, Backcountry Skiing Why Duke’s?  “I’m not attracted to the competitive and franchised gyms in the area. Duke’s was just a good fit, not intimidating, friendly, and I like the […]

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Health Hacks

Man Boobs and Love Handles that weren’t there yesterday?! “Did my a$$ get bigger overnight?!” This is inflammation due to mitochondrial dysfunction, caused by food intake and/or environment. One person can see them swell one day and shrink down the next. This dysfunction is the root cause of many diseases, but can be remedied by […]

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