Archive for the Health & Fitness Category

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Are You “Giving Up” in This Season of Giving?

Just when you start to breathe a sigh of relief that bathing suit season is wrapped up for another year – literally – in more modest and body-camouflaging apparel – we begin our slide directly into the holiday season, with all of its temptations, treats, and indulgences.

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Please….Step Away from the Cardio Machines…

I know it’s tempting.  I know it feels good to have a good sweat going when you’re done.  I know the sweat makes you feel like you’ve accomplished something.  I know there is something to be said for the endurance, the hanging-on-for-another-minute feeling.  I know the mindless

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The Truth About Your Shape

In my newsletter, I frequently talk about nutrition and exercise as a way to reduce the body fat you may be carrying around, improve your health and increase your stamina, energy, and endurance to do all the things you want to do. With close attention to your

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Make the Decision, Take the Step

“Tell me exactly what you eat to look like that.” Those are the words I heard while changing in the locker room at my gym after a workout.  I had heard those words, or some variation of that same comment, multiple times before.  Maybe I am just

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Your Body Is Listening

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Have you heard of the rice experiment, as documented originally by Dr. Masaru Emoto?  His experiments with both water crystals and rice have given the world a good deal of evidence that positive and negative thinking can alter the state and overall “health” of organisms.  His research

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Sick and Tired at Work?

Increased energy. Improved morale.  Less sick time. More productivity. As businesses look for ways to blunt the impact of rising health costs, many are investing more in workplace wellness — especially initiatives that help prevent chronic diseases down the road. Along with health screenings, exercise classes, nutrition

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Ready for Fat Loss? It’s Simple, Really…

So, here’s a statistic for you: Self-directed fat loss programs fail a staggering 98% of the time. And everyone knows this. You may have tried and failed yourself once or twice. And if not, you definitely know someone who has. This fat loss thing – it’s not

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Habits of Happy People

Are you waiting to be happy? Do you think: “if only I had more money,” or “if I could lose weight,” or “had a better job”…, then I would be happy? Well here’s a secret: You can be happy right now. It’s not always easy, but you

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The Single Best Exercise You Can Do

Time for a little reality check, and a mental exercise (don’t worry, I will get to the physical stuff here in a second!)  Imagine you can only do one exercise for the rest of your life. If you had to choose ONE single exercise to do for

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Biggest Loser Backfire

In case you missed it, the winner of this past season’s Biggest Loser was announced last night — Rachel Frederickson, who lost a total of 155 pounds, walking onstage carrying a whopping 105 pounds on her 5’4″ frame. I never used to watch Biggest Loser.  In fact,

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