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Happy Memorial Day

0 Written by: | Monday, May 25, 2015 8:30am

Memorial-Day-military-figuresWe’re taking the day off to spend time with family and friends.  We’ll back tomorrow.

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Harbor East Hosts FIT+ – A Street Project of Sport & Health

0 Written by: | Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:30pm


Experience the latest in exercise, health & lifestyle at the 3rd annual FIT+ Festival at Harbor East

Harbor East is home to some impressive names in fitness, and for one day, they’re taking over the neighborhood! Come get your sweat on at FIT+, a street project of sport and health. On Saturday, June 20th, join us on Aliceanna Street from 9AM-1PM for complimentary fitness classes, healthy food offerings & demos, music, a Superhero kids’ zone, a photo booth & more, transforming Harbor East into a fitness street party!

Fitness classes are hosted by City Sports, lululemon athletica, The MAC and Under Armour Brand HouseEach session will showcase a unique fitness class offering, perfectly timed so guests may sample multiple classes and discover their favorite way to sweat!

The event is FREE but you’ll want to RSVP for free parking and awesome FIT+ swag!

Fitness Class Schedule:

9:00AM-9:30AM  City Sports Run Club – FIT+ kicks off with a run along our beautiful waterfront. City Sports’ Run Club will be leading a slow 30-minute run to warm everyone up – all skill levels welcome!

9:40AM-10:10AM –  MAC ATTACK – Match boxing combinations with boot camp-style drills and strength challenges with one of MAC’s top personal trainers, Wayne McFadden.

10:20AM-10:50AM – Yoga with lululemon athletica – Inspired vinyasa yoga with lululemon athletica – If you’re looking to add a little spice to your typical vinyasa flow, this 30 minute mindful vinyasa yoga practice with LA Finfinger will leave you feeling strong and open for the summer! LA Finfinger is a E-RYT vinyasa yoga teacher who has recently re-located to Baltimore City. LA travels and shares yoga and teaches locally at M.Power Yoga Studio. You can find out more about her at

11:00AM-11:30AM – Under Armour “I Will Boxing” – Have fun learning boxing basics with 2016 Olympic contender, Team USA boxer Franchon Crews and professional boxer Glenn Dezurn Jr. Use your will & skill while bobbing & weaving and working on your foot work a la “Ali Shuffle”. Build your upper and lower body strength with an awesome “old school” classic boxing workout.

11:40AM-12:10PM – Zumba with The MAC – Enjoy this Latin-inspired dance and exercise class that fuses fitness and dance into a fun and exhilarating workout with The MAC’s Trish Guthrie.

12:20PM-12:50PM – Boxing Boot Camp with lululemon athletica – Traditional boot camp meets boxing at FIT+. lululemon joins up with the boys from Knockout Fitness to bring you “boxing bootcamp”. Participants will run drills on speed ladders, throw boxing combinations, and perform calisthenics while attached to resistance bands. This 30 minute class is guaranteed to give you a killer sweat!

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Weekly Wellness Tip – Seated Leg Extensions vs Squats + Turkey Fried Rice

0 Written by: | Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:00am



Weekly Wellness Tip:

Seated Leg Extensions vs Squats
unnamed-2The goal of the leg extension machine is to work your quadriceps, however, all the load is on the far end of your leg near the ankles. Read More →

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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Can Get You High, Johns Hopkins Says

0 Written by: | Friday, May 22, 2015 9:34am


Recently, Johns Hopkins locked a bunch of experimental subjects in a windowless room and then pumped it full of marijuana smoke. (Okay, that’s not exactly what they did, but close enough.) Amazingly enough, those people got a little buzzed. Read More →

Health and Fitness, Inner Harbor

Waterfront Wellness Expands Harbor Fitness Classes to Weeknights

1 Written by: | Monday, May 18, 2015 1:32pm

Waterfront Wellness 2catch of the day fish (2)Eating and drinking are plenty reason head for the harbor, but one summer offering provides a chance to burn it off by the water, as well. Read More →

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Weekly Wellness Tip – FAST: Stroke Signs and Symptoms & Mango Muscle Up Smoothies

0 Written by: | Saturday, May 16, 2015 11:00am

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Weekly Wellness Tip

FAST: Stroke Signs and Symptoms

Timing is critical during a stroke. There is a four and one-half hour window of time after the onset of stroke symptoms in which intravenous drugs can be administered to dissolve a blood clot and restore blood flow to the brain.

FAST is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of stroke. When you can spot the signs, call 911 right away.

Face Drooping

Arm Weakness

Speech Difficulty

Time to Call 911


Recipe of the Week:

Loving these protein shakes – Mango Muscle-Up and Blueberry Dazzle – for breakfast or afternoon snack. I throw in a handful of greens – hence the green color. Click for Recipe.

Quote of the Week:

“Put blinders on to those things that conspire to hold you back, especially the ones in your own head.”

–       Meryl Streep





Debbie Schultz

Core Fitness, 1840G York Road, Timonium, MD 21093


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Viral Nail Salon Story Spotlights Everyday Toxins

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:22pm

A new chemical safety bill and many toxin-free consumer choices are now available. Ask: What's in this product?

Many toxin-free consumer care products are now available.

A must-read is last week’s New York Times’ viral nail salon expose, if you haven’t already. The two-part series is the paper’s most shared story, and it trended world-wide on Twitter. The series has hit a real nerve by highlighting the industry’s horrendous and unhealthy working conditions for mostly Asian-immigrant manicurists. In response to the public outcry, four days after the article’s online release, Governor Cuomo issued emergency rules to remedy many of the issues. Here’s to gutsy investigative journalism making a difference. Read More →

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Congrats, Maryland: You Can Now Have a Midwife Birth at Home

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 14, 2015 10:08am

Photo via Wikipedia

Photo via Wikipedia

For years, Maryland was one of just a handful states that made it illegal for midwives to help women give birth at home, unless they had a nursing degree. As of this week, that’s no longer the caseRead More →

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Weekly Wellness Tip – Better Than Crunches and Flank Steak

0 Written by: | Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:00am

stand-kneel-standWeekly Wellness Tip Better Than Crunches

The Stand-Kneel-Stand is a total body exercise that will really engage your core. Read More →

Health and Fitness

Hopkins Studies How to Keep Legal Weed Away from Teens

0 Written by: | Friday, May 08, 2015 9:22am


As the United States increasingly creeps toward legalizing marijuana, some people are worried about the children. Read More →

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