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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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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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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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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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How Many Carbs Do I Need?

April 30, 2015

Blog, Diet

How Many Carbs Do I Need?

The simple answer to that question is:  it depends.  Your carb intake depends on age, gender (men generally require more carbs than women), body composition, activity levels, current metabolic health (i.e. obesity, diabetes) and other factors.  If you are physically active, do a lot of high intensity exercise and heavy […]

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Diets Old and New

April 23, 2015

Blog, Diet

Diets Old and New

Think the latest diet trend is something new?  Chances are it’s been tried before or is a variation on a prior diet.  I’ve come across some crazy diets that have been popular in their time that I thought you might find interesting.  Have a laugh but also see how diets […]

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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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What’s in a Label?

March 26, 2015

Diet

What’s in a Label?

Read any good labels lately?  Do you make a habit of checking food labels but find it more confusing than clarifying?  Let me walk you through some key things to look for when checking the nutritional value of the foods you buy.  Starting at the top: Serving Sizes.  Size does […]

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