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10 WAYS TO GET YOUR BODY “SUMMER READY”

Summer is almost here! That could be good news or bad news depending on how you feel about wearing more revealing clothing. Long sleeves, turtlenecks, and jeans will be stored away, and out will come the shorts, swimsuits, and sleeveless shirts. If you don’t feel like you or your body

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WHY YOU CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT AND WHY IT ‘S NOT ALL YOUR FAULT

Have you been trying to lose weight but it just hasn’t happened yet? It may not totally be your fault. Here’s why. Social media “gurus” and well-meaning friends often give bad advice, sometimes flat-out lying to you. Conflicting reports in fitness magazines leave you confused and frustrated, and you don’t

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INVESTING IN YOURSELF

What if I told you that you could: Gain more energy? Lower your cholesterol and/or blood pressure? Lose body fat? Gain muscle? Get stronger? Move better? Hurt less? Spend less on co-pays at the doctor’s office? Inspire others? Have more self-confidence? Improve your health? Feel younger? Age better? Sounds pretty

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BREAK THE FIT/FAT CYCLE

“I’ll start after work gets back to normal.” Nope. Start now! There will always be a reason why you should put it off until…the sooner you start the closer you’ll be to getting the strong, healthy, fit body you’ve always wanted. Everyone knows January is the month people usually start

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AMERICAN HEART MONTH

February is American Heart Month and it is an excellent opportunity for us to educate people we care about how our behavior affects our heart health. Lifestyle changes have the most significant impact. Giving up smoking, eating a healthy diet, and having a regular exercise routine is essential to lowering

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They are Full of SH#%&T!

The other day I was waiting to get my passport photo taken at Walgreens. Waiting patiently makes for good “thinking time” for me. The photo booth is right next to the last aisle where the refrigerated products are. During this time I couldn’t help but notice 6 refrigerators filled with

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What are you doing with your 164 hours?

We all get the same 168 hours every week. Assuming you work out four times per week for an hour, it leaves you with 164 hours. Are you using those hours dedicated to becoming healthier? Or are you making decisions that take you in the opposite direction?  Do you go

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You are more of an expert on nutrition than you think!

Sometimes, we make nutrition more complicated than it is – GMO this, gluten-free that, and organic everything blah blah blah. First, let’s start with the basics, and go from there. I believe that you are all experts on nutrition and I am going to prove it right now with three questions: What

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Linda’s Nutrition Tips: Joe P’s Famous Turkey Chili

As we’re all trying to be healthy right now, it’s a good idea to keep up and improve our healthy nutrition practices.  Protein can help with repair and recovery. Colorful fruits and vegetables can provide beneficial nutrients. Eating plenty of fiber from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans/legumes can keep your

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The Ugly Truth About Gyms

The science is clear, we all know that we need to exercise. So why doesn’t everyone do it? Is it because… Gyms are crowded? You don’t know what to do when you get there? You don’t like to sweat? You don’t want to get hurt? You’re not motivated?  You don’t

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