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It’s In The Stars

July 16, 2015

Exercise

It’s In The Stars

We know fitness and exercise is not a one-size-fits-all approach.  Some people like yoga and pilates, and some like to go hard core like CrossFit and other high intensity workouts.  Does what you like have anything to do with the sign you were born under?  Many people know that the […]

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Tweaking Not Twerking

July 9, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Tweaking Not Twerking

We are at the mid-point in the year and maybe you are looking to change things up with your exercise routine.  Follow these simple tweaks to help you break through any plateaus, jump start some weight loss and get your metabolism going so you continue to burn calories for a […]

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Did You Know…(Health & Fitness News That’s Fit to Print!)

June 25, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

Did You Know…(Health & Fitness News That’s Fit to Print!)

…As of April, IKEA is now offering vegan meatballs alongside the original meat offerings. …A new study has shown that moderate adherence to a Mediterranean-DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) combination diet, called MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) could significantly lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The […]

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Warm Up and Cool Down

June 18, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Warm Up and Cool Down

I’m not just talking about what happens in hot and humid weather.  It is important that before you start any exercise, even a quick 6-minute workout, you do a warm up and end with a cool down.  Warm ups and cool downs help prevent injury and can make your workouts […]

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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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To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

May 28, 2015

Blog, Exercise

To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

I do not own a Fitbit or other fitness tracker. I recently considered getting one but more for the purpose of tracking my sleep patterns. However, I decided against it because I already know my sleep patterns are terrible due to hormonal changes (frustrating because I know how important sleep […]

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Tips for Getting Bathing Suit Body Ready for Summer

May 14, 2015

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Tips for Getting Bathing Suit Body Ready for Summer

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and somehow this unofficial harbinger of summer has snuck up on us. It wasn’t that long ago that we had snow on the ground and now you’re saying I have to get this body into a bathing suit? Say isn’t so! Whether or not […]

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Keep Breathing….

April 9, 2015

Exercise

Keep Breathing….

When I remind the seniors in my classes to “keep breathing”, I always get a chuckle.  Of course, they’re thinking one thing (don’t keel over) while I’m making sure they don’t hold their breath during exercise.  We all do it from time to time, myself included, when we’re concentrating so […]

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No Gym Required

April 2, 2015

Exercise

No Gym Required

You are busy with work, kids, volunteer commitments, etc (insert your own challenge) and find it difficult to get to the gym with any regularity. However, nothing beats the convenience of using your  home and/or body as your own gym and you don’t need fancy, expensive equipment to accomplish the […]

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Stick-to it-tiveness

March 19, 2015

Exercise, General Health Info

Stick-to it-tiveness

It’s already mid-March – yikes, where did the time go?  Spring really is just around the corner and soon after, summer and consistently warmer temperatures.  Did you make resolutions in January to get healthier, lose weight, run a marathon, cut out sugar, etc?  If you did but found yourself somehow […]

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