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5 Fun Ways to Get Outside of Your Exercise Comfort Zone

[fa icon="calendar'] May 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Selinda Johnson posted in Exercise

Admit it. Your workout regimen is getting stale. Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. We’ve all been there: laying in bed doing a jumbled pro-con list in our head, contemplating whether missing a day of working out will really be the end of the world. While the health benefits of traditional workouts are undeniable, doing them day after day can be less than exhilarating. Lucky for you, there’s a whole realm of exciting and slightly strange workout options right around the corner. To help get you out of your rut, we have compiled a list of 5 fitness trends that are sure to spice up your current routine.

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Sleep Your Way to the Top... Literally.

[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2017 2:19:24 PM / by Kelly Harkins posted in Sleep

Americans are becoming increasingly sleep-deprived and being busy with careers, parent-hood, errands, cooking, dishes, and everything else that lands on our plate, only makes it harder to optimize one's health and wellness. Uncomfortable bed or pillow, late nights out entertaining clients, early morning tweet-tweets from our fearless presidential leader, or a wicked TV addiction; you name it, it will throw you off kilter! Cheating your body out of the R&R needed can make you more prone to illness, stress, and even weight gain (some doctors swear that sleeping will actually do more than an exercise program to take off weight. Love that!!!). But there’s more to it than simple physical problems. Rob yourself of sleep, and you’ll find you never function at your personal best. Work decisions, relationship challenges, any life situation that require a thought process — they all require the judgment and problem-solving that only a rested brain can provide and are all handled best by an optimally rested noggin.

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Genetics 101--SNPs, genotypes, amino acids, oh my!

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2017 1:17:22 PM / by Selinda Johnson posted in Genetic Testing


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10 Quick Ideas To Feed Your Body For More Energy

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2017 3:54:37 PM / by Sharon Brack posted in Diet & Eating

A meal or snack should provide sustaining energy, rather than just a quick burst.

Generally speaking, eating for energy means eating foods with the right combination of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and healthy fats). This will help revive metabolism, manage fatigue, cravings, blood sugar, satisfy, and most of all provide longer periods of sustainable energy.

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Austin Fit Magazine Gives A Positive Review To AGS' Health & Wellness DNA Test

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2017 8:33:52 AM / by The AGS Team posted in Health & Wellness Test

In a recent Austin Fit Magazine article dated April 7th, 2017 entitled, "At-Home Kits Put to the Test", AFM staff writer Gretchen Goswitz reviewed AGS's Health & Wellness Genetic Test. 

Goswitz subscribes to the idea that you get what you pay for, and seemed pleasantly surprised by the scope and quality of the results.

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