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Kinesis® Workouts: How One Program Can Tone and Strengthen Your Whole Body

One of Seattle’s best workouts is available at 5focus Movement Studio in South Lake Union.  Named Kinesis® after the revolutionary resistance equipment used each class; this unique interval training experience provides an efficient workout in a welcoming environment.  5focus offers all new clients a special introductory package: 3 sample classes for only $25! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2mzR80xanY The…
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How Good Body Balance and Symmetry Prevent Injury

Balance is a critical part of the health of our life, and our bodies. Good health is not just about eating right or exercising for strong muscles, it’s about achieving a whole health that includes balance and symmetry. Just like if you eat too many fatty, processed foods and your body becomes prone to weight…
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5 Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massages are sometimes seen as a luxury or an indulgence that only people with too much time on their hands can find beneficial.  While a massage is a comforting and revitalizing experience, there are also some important medical benefits of having regular sessions with an experienced massage therapist. 1. Relieve Stress This is a major…
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It’s Not Too Late to Register for the Lake Union 10K!

One of the five must-run 10K races in Seattle, the annual Lake Union 10K is a great opportunity to compete for a season's best or personal best time right in the heart of Seattle. With beautiful views of Lake Union and an organic breakfast from Portage Bay immediately following the race, the Lake Union 10K…
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Move Easy This Summer with a Massage Special from 5focus!

Getting a massage is commonly considered to be a luxurious and pampering experience, but deep muscle and therapeutic massages differ from Swedish-style massages and can have significant impacts on your everyday movement. For rest of May and through the end of June, the massage therapists at 5focus are offering a special to help people feel…
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A Brief Guide to Avoiding Overuse Injuries

An overuse injury is any type of muscle or joint injury that occurs due to a repetitive stress, strain, or injury. Though they can happen to anyone, overuse injuries become more prominent as you get older. If you're beginning a new exercise regiment or recovering from an existing injury, you need to take care to…
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