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ABC Financial Extends Aid to Local Tornado Victims

CONTACT INFORMATION: Steve Ayers Chief Revenue Officer, ABC Financial 501-515-5066 steve.ayers@abcfinancial.com LITTLE ROCK, Ark., (August 29, 2014) – ABC Financial (ABC) adopted two local families who lost everything in a tornado that swept Central Arkansas in the Spring of 2014. On April 27, 2014, a tornado moved through Pulaski and Faulkner County, Arkansas destroying the towns of Mayflower and Vilonia. Many...
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Some Benefits of Cross Training

By: Lacey Thacker Are you a runner? A lifter? A yoga enthusiast? Chances are you identify with one of these labels. You may have even gotten wary of trying anything new, since you know what you’re doing works. But what if you discovered branching out a bit could make you more effective at your favorite activity? Not...
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Medicinal Moments

By: Hope Osborn A Smart Device Schedule Tap. Tap. Tap. Slide. While gulping down breakfast, you check the schedule on your smart device. Hit the gym in 30 minutes and you can grab a quick workout before heading to an 8:30 appointment. Your workout and the health club software mobile app remind you to sign...
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Avoiding Burnout

By: Lacey Thacker It can be a problem for both seasoned and new gym-goers—burnout. Whether you’ve been working out for a long time with few or no breaks, or recently began a fitness routine, it’s easy to let yourself hit this mental—and often physical—plateau. One of the biggest problems with burnout is that once it happens,...
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Get Ready, Set … Goal!

By: Hope Osborn Like any other day, members sign in for personal training, class, or to hit the weight machines, and others sign up for new membership. People are at your gym to meet personal goals. The new client, who doesn’t regularly exercise, may be motivated to develop healthier habits because of a recent experience. The...
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CODE BLUE … or Was That CODE YELLOW?

By: Hope Osborn Last April a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas killed 15 people. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the owners with 24 violations, including, according to an October 2013 New York Times article, “unsafe handling and storage of explosive and flammable chemicals, missing labels on storage tanks, failing to pressure-test hoses,...
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Why You Should Find a Workout Buddy

By: Lacey Thacker It’s entirely possible you are one of the gym-goers for whom motivation is never a problem—you never get bored, you never skip, and you wouldn’t dream of cutting your cardio short. If so, this article is still for you. I am not one of those people. I need something to get me from my...
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Superfoods: What are they and what makes them SUPER?

By: Lacey Thacker Superfoods are all the rage, and have been for quite some time. We’re pretty sure we should be eating them on a regular, or even daily, basis. Despite their popularity, the question remains: What exactly is a superfood? A superfood is food exceptionally high in nutrients or antioxidants. These foods supply a large amount...
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