Go! Fitness: All sugars are not equal. They contain the same amount of calories but are metab…

All sugars are not equal. They contain the same amount of calories but are metabolized differently. Table sugar is half fructose, half glucose. High-fructose corn syrup is 55 per cent fructose and 45 per cent glucose. Scans showed that drinking glucose "turns off or suppresses the desire for food," said a researcher at Yale University. With fructose, "we don't see those changes," he said. "As a result, the desire to eat continues.”
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Go! Fitness: Who is up for a little competition? Beginning March 4, we are looking for the G…

Who is up for a little competition? Beginning March 4, we are looking for the GO!fitness club's BIGGEST MOVER!
So get moving Libertyville & Lincolnshire! Participate and bring friends to our Body Training Systems group fitness classes, such as Group Power, Group Ride, Group CORE & Group Centergy each week to win prizes. It's a 9-week contest running March 4 – May 4. Get more information at the fitness desk.
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Go! Fitness: Serotonin is a naturally occurring brain chemical that helps regulate emotions….

Serotonin is a naturally occurring brain chemical that helps regulate emotions. Meditation increases the serotonin levels in the brain and even thinking calming positive, thoughts can provide a serotonin boost. Longer periods of meditation, prayer, or reflection, whether sitting with eyes closed, or walking through a garden, the beach, or forest can become helpful serotonin habits. Endorphins, in contrast, release with high levels of sustained aerobic activity, such as distance running, fast swimming, and strenuous biking.
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