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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Improve Energy And Save Your Life By Getting Away From Energy Drinks

Improve energy and save your life by getting away from energy drinks.  When looking for a quick fix, energy drinks seem like the perfect solution, with their tempting labels and promises of optimum performance in easy to consume forms. However, while energy drinks do temporarily make us feel more energized, they are actually harming our […]

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Student Athletes & Best “Practice”

Student Athletes & Best “Practice” I think we can all agree, we want the best for our children. Sports and athletics are a great way to energize our children, help them problem solve, gain experience in challenging situations, overcome adversity, and process winning and losing. But, when it comes to best practice for optimizing the […]

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Grill It!

Grill It! Grilling is one of the healthiest ways to cook food. Foods retain more of their nutrients when grilled and grilling helps us eliminate fat, because it requires less added oil and, because meat fat can drip away as it cooks. Plus, the flavor of grilled food is hard to match with other types […]

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