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Fuel for the Body Pre and Post Workout

September 24, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Fuel for the Body Pre and Post Workout

We know our bodies are like engines:  both need fuel to run.  In our case, fuel means protein and carbohydrates but how much depends upon when you workout, the type of workout you plan to do, intensity and how long you will be exercising.  Let’s see if I can provide […]

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Virgo (August 24 – September 23)

September 10, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Virgo (August 24 – September 23)

Personality Traits:  You’re prone to worry and fret, often anxious, detail-oriented and you’re also extremely sensitive to stress.  You like to know why things happen to your body, and as part of your “maximum efficiency” nature, you are super focused on eating healthy for your body and soul.  Known to […]

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It’s in the Stars: Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

July 30, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

It’s in the Stars:  Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

Personality Traits:  Leos are known for being dominant and enjoying being the life of the party.  You love fun, joy, and playfulness.  You’re happiest in a social setting and love music.  A fire sign, Leo is known to be happy and warmhearted. Fitness Program:  Any team sport where you can […]

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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

Blog

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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