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Jack Leash Your FitnessLeash Your fitness is all about being active with your pet. We have daily fitness classes and monthly activities like yoga, kayaking, hiking, camping, etc.  Anything to spice up your daily dog walks so that you can bond with your best furry friend and get a great workout.   Jack is our Cairn Terrier mascot who will keep you updated on all of the fun events that he has coming up and show you photos of the ones that we already had.  We plan on doing a lot of communication through this blog so please visit often and feel free to leave your comments.

Forever Young

Forever Young

Forever Young: Secrets of the Older Mind Two of our biggest fears as we age are falling and/or losing our mental capacity, both can rob us of our independence and dignity.  It is no longer believed that cognitive decline is inevitable and it’s now known that fall risk can be minimized with proactive training. The brain needs resistance training and overload, just like our skeletal muscles and regular mental exercise will increase performance and cognition.  Research shows, that with proper stimulation, the brain keeps developing well into middle age and beyond and does not stop growing after the age of […]

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MIM: Time to STRETCH!

MIM: Time to STRETCH!

Do you stretch after you take your pup for a walk or workout?   Stretching is a very important ingredient in your fitness routine and many people don’t take the time to do it.  The best time to stretch is AFTER you are  warmed up.  Your muscles are much more pliable then. Remember to stretch both sides and compare which side is tighter.  Stretching will help to prevent injuries because if your muscles are tight and pulling your bones into places that they aren’t supposed to be, this will cause a faulty structure.  If you start running or even doing […]

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Dog Treats: PB and Pumpkin

Dog Treats:  PB and Pumpkin

  Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Treats (also suitable to share with humans) 1/2 C pumpkin 1/2 C crunchy peanut butter 1 Tbsp. honey 2 Tbsp. oil 1/3 c. rice milk or water 2/3 C. rolled oats 3 c. gluten free flour (I use Trader Joe’s) 1/3 c. almond meal 1 tsp. baking powder Preheat oven to 250 F. Mix together the wet ingredients (pumpkin, PB, hney, oil, milk or water) in a small bowl. Mix together the dry ingredients in a separate larger bowl (oats, flour, almond meal, baking powder). Dump the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix until […]

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MIM: One leg lunges

MIM:  One leg lunges

Want to get stronger legs?  One legged lunges are an AWESOME way to work your balance AND your leg strength! To get started, Find a stable platform that is approximately knee height. Face away from the platform Place your right foot on the platform All of your weight is now on your left foot. Bend your left leg into a lunge position, putting all weight in the heel of your left foot. If you can not put the weight in your heel then bring your foot out a little further, your knee should NOT go over your toes. Keep your […]

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Do you know about Animal Testing

Do you know about Animal Testing

  Our Leash Your Fitness January book club book is “The Dogs were Rescued (and so was I)” by Teresa Rhyne. After reading this book, I asked Teresa to write a blog post about Animal Testing so that we can educate people on what is going on! I was oblivous to it so I know others are as well.  You can read our book review on the book and feel free to join us for our January book club to discuss it!    I’d like to introduce you to Percival. He loves squeak toys, sleeps anywhere there is a sunbeam, […]

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Dawn, Tiffany came back today from your class today and was absolutely ecstatic! She raved about the boot camp with the dogs, the organization, camaraderie, the intensity of the workout, and your positive energy! Even Audrey was grinning like the fool she is… — Paul Gamache

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