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Your 9-Minute Total-Body Bodyweight Workout

If you have nine minutes to spare, this total-body workout gets you on the right path or helps you maintain the level of fitness you worked so hard to build. Bodyweight workouts might not be the end-all-be-all of your training program. Some exercises, like the pushup or pullup are strenuous on your body and can help […]

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how you can wall off belly fat?

Walking might not be the most strenuous form of exercise, but it is an effective way to get in shape and burn fat. While you can’t spot-reduce fat, walking can help reduce overall fat (including belly fat), which, despite being one of the most dangerous types of fat, is also one of the easiest to lose. The key, though, is staying consistent and […]

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KEEPING YOUR FITNESS ON TRACK EVEN WHEN YOU ARE OUT OF TOWN

Summer time is coming and that means (hopefully!)  some vacation time!  YAY!! I’ve written in the past about beach workouts , beach running, and how I always travel with my kettle bells while on vacation since we drive to a nearby beach for our annual family trip. A few weeks ago, I was lucky and got to take a quick […]

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HOW THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF SLEEP CAN BENEFIT YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE

Getting that eight hours of sleep a night is so important, but it is not as easy as we age. There are many reasons why we lose sleep, such as hormones, stress, the food we eat, or medication. Whatever the reason, it is so important for our bodies to try and get that much-needed sleep.  […]

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HOW JUNK FOOD ADDICTION WORKS

*Today’s post is courtesy of Trevor. Trevor is a freelance writer and recovering addict & alcoholic who’s been clean and sober for over 5 years. Since his recovery began he has enjoyed using his talent for words to help spread treatment resources and addiction awareness. In his free time, you can find him working with […]

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HOW SITTING STILL CAN HELP IMPROVE YOUR WORKOUT IN 2019

As we enter the New Year and move past the Holiday festivities, even the fittest of us can be forgiven about feeling a little bit daunted about getting back into the normal workout routine. Setting new goals for the year ahead, and freshening up how we approach our workouts, can give us the little boost […]

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EMPOWERING ADVANCED AGE PREGNANCY

We’ve all heard it before – “You shouldn’t have children at 35” or “You need to have children while you’re young.” There is an endless amount of stigma surrounding the pregnancies of women ages 35 or older, and many of these stigmas are fueled by misconceptions. Women 35 and older are completely capable of having […]

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CARDIO WORKOUTS THAT WOMEN CAN DO AT HOME

There is a common assumption that to do cardio, one needs to go out for a run, walk or swim. If they’re indoors, they’ll need a treadmill, elliptical machine or stationary bike. This is just NOT true.  There are many cardio workouts that women can do at home or anywhere! An activity is considered cardio […]

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BEATING THE COLD WEATHER WINTER BLUES

Now is about the time the winter doldrums start to sink in and I just feel this cloud of “ugh” wash over me, especially when it’s 5pm and already dark outside. I am NOT a fan of winter at all, how about you? Here are 4 ways I am going to combat the winter blahs […]

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5 Steps to Earn an A+ On a Diet Report Card

THE SCIENCE The grade on our diet report card might be going up — 58% of Americans fell within the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for healthy eating compared to just 49% a decade ago, according to the latest data — but there is still much room to bolster those scores. While total carbohydrate intake declined 2%, simple carbohydrates […]

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