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How to Strength Train Your Trapezius

Continuing with the muscles of the upper back, the trapezius is the featured muscle of this week’s Muscle Monday! As a whole, the trapezius, or “traps”, begin on the occipital condyles or base of the skull all the way to the last vertebrae of your thoracic spine, and end on different parts of the scapulae.

Holiday Recipe: Holiday Sugar Cookies

Ditch the Guilt with These Holiday Sugar Cookies What are your favorite cookies to bake for the holidays? Every year I look forward to gathering in the kitchen with my siblings and making homemade sugar cookies…complete with all the frosting and sprinkles! These sugar cookies are much healthier than your traditional cookies, but are definitely

Lakeview Health Wellness Center Muscle Mondays: Lats and Teres Major

Fitness Education and Training for Addiction Recovery Focus Muscle Groups: Latissimus Dorsi (Lats) and Teres Major When I heard about the Facebook page Lakeview Health Wellness Center was creating, I knew I wanted to bring something different than the typical fitness page offers. I wanted to help our alumni, staff, and followers learn how to

Holiday Recipe: Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Muffins

During the holiday season, life seems to get a bit hectic and it’s easy to skip meals or forget to eat for hours on end. Before you know it you’re starving and the easiest option is to grab whatever is most convenient, which usually ends up not being the healthiest option. Here come apple cinnamon

Holiday Recipe: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Ditch the Guilt with this Recipe Swap: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes It doesn’t quite feel like the holidays without dessert. Most holiday desserts are loaded with sugar, processed ingredients, and a surplus of calories leading to you crashing on the couch for the rest of the day. But with a few simple ingredient swaps it’s totally possible

Lakeview Health Trainers Support Your #SWOLEBRIETY

The Lakeview Health Wellness Center recently started a Facebook page. This was created with our alumni in mind! Our Wellness Team’s goal is to have a place where our Lakeview trainers can continue to provide you with fitness and nutrition related motivation, education, and information. The hashtag #SWOLEBRIETY was created to represent your new healthy

Holiday Recipe: Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Ditch the Guilt with this Recipe Swap: Garlic Mashed Cauliflower We all know that mashed potatoes are a staple to any holiday meal, but if you’re looking for a healthier option this year mashed cauliflower is the way to go! Cauliflower is a low calorie, low carb vegetable that provides an impressive array of nutrients, including