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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. […]

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“If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.”

“If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.”

So says novelist Sue Grafton. But for most women it’s what Christian Louboutin stated: “Pleasure with pain”. I can honestly say I don’t miss having to wear heels for work every day. But, I do like to put on a pair from time to time as I like being a […]

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The Never Ending Search for Our 6-Pack Abs

The Never Ending Search for Our 6-Pack Abs

I know I’ve written about this before but it’s still the Numero Uno question I get from people: I want to get rid of this (and they point to their bellies). How do I do that? My typical response: How’s your diet and you know your core (or abs to […]

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Give Yourself a Break

June 11, 2015

Blog, Health & Beauty

Give Yourself a Break

In April I took a very much, long over-due vacation out of country. When thinking about what to pack, I had every intention of packing an almost weight-less stretch band to take to do a few exercises every day. Then, I found out there was a gym where I was […]

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Sleep: It Does A Body Good

July 17, 2014

Blog, Health & Beauty

Sleep: It Does A Body Good

We’ve always heard that we need to get eight hours of sleep per night, but how many of us actually get even close to that?  Our lives are busy; there aren’t enough hours in the day and sleep seems to be where we cut corners.  I should know as I’ve […]

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Tips For Dropping Your Winter Insulation

April 24, 2014

Blog, Health & Beauty

Tips For Dropping Your Winter Insulation

Finally, spring has sprung here in Northern Virginia even though today it feels more like fall.  Warmer days are becoming more frequent and the layers of clothing are being shed.  With that usually brings panic about the extra pounds put on over the winter.  I’ve put together some tips (in […]

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Most people when asked will say they want to lose weight – 5, 10, 15, 20 or more pounds.  What if I told you that you could lose 20 or more pounds without going on a “diet”.  That’s right; no grapefruit, cabbage, Atkins or South Beach diets and no counting […]

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Do You Know What a Stroke Is (and no, it’s not what you do while rowing)?

Do You Know What a Stroke Is (and no, it’s not what you do while rowing)?

It’s been far too long since I last posted but, unfortunately, I’ve been focused on my father who, back in May, had a stroke while preparing for heart surgery.  I’ll make a long story short (we’ve faced a number of small setbacks) so I can get to the meat of […]

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Fasting

Fasting

Spring is here (despite winter rearing its head from time to time) and we’ll soon be shedding layers of clothing.  The moment of truth will hit many of us when faced with the fact that shorts and bathing suits aren’t far behind and it’s time to get our bodies ready […]

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Give Tabata a Chance

Give Tabata a Chance

Do you want a taste of Tabata

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