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Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season Two down, two to go. You made it through Halloween with all that candy and then Thanksgiving. There’s still Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa and New Year’s with all their accompanying temptations. So maybe your resolve wasn’t so strong in the face of […]

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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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FIGHT Workplace Weight Gain

FIGHT Workplace Weight Gain

Remember the Freshman 10 where you gained 10 pounds in your first year of college? Well, now it’s happening more as the workplace becomes a more sedentary environment from sitting at desks and computers all day. Even when you have a kick-ass workout before trucking off to the office, studies […]

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Swing Rows

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Playground Workout Series: Swing Rows For more of a challenge, go further down in your stance. Keep your body straight and hips up, be sure to not let your back arch! Use those back muscles to pull yourself up. Focus on squeezing your shoulder blades together.  

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Belly Up to the Bar…Maybe

June 16, 2016

Diet, General Health Info

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Belly Up to the Bar…Maybe I’m not meaning a bar that serves liquid fun but to the plethora of protein bars that seem to be on the market. As people are committing to a healthier lifestyle, the popularity of protein, and energy, bars has increased. However, the quality of protein […]

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Spring Rider Balance

Playground Workout Series: Spring Rider Balance

This exercise is awesome for working your balance and stability. Look for some type of spring loaded equipment on the playground, just remember to be careful. Staying balanced will help you to get more out of your squats. Have fun!

Playground Workout Series: Spring Rider Balance This exercise is awesome for working your balance and stability. Look for some type of spring loaded equipment on the playground, just remember to be careful. Staying balanced will help you to get more out of your squats. Have fun!      

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Ladder Rung Pull Ups

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Playground Workout: Ladder Rung Pull Ups   This exercise is great for your shoulders and back! All you need is a ladder or bar to tone some serious muscle. Keep your abs engaged and your hips up but do not arch your back. Give this exercise a try next time […]

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Playground Workout: Reverse Swing Crunch

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Playground Workout: Reverse Swing Crunch If you’ve got a playground nearby, you can make your workouts fun! Get down and use the equipment for some great core exercises. The reverse swing crunch will work your core, shoulders, and glutes. Remember to keep your core tight and your stomach flat.

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Boring Elliptical? Change it up with these tips:

March 3, 2016

Exercise

Boring Elliptical? Change it up with these tips:

Do you get on the elliptical and then just zone out for the time you are on the machine?  Do you see people mindlessly and half-heartedly moving the arms and legs? You can get a good workout with just a little focus and a bit more exertion. Change the direction […]

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