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6 Things That Can Sabotage Weight Loss

Successful weight loss would be challenging even if you could lock yourself in a room. Obviously, that is not going to happen, so, unfortunately, we must ...

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8 Important Things You Need To Know About Women’s Fat Loss

The first thing you need to understand about fat loss is that real, lasting results take time to achieve. How much time totally depends on ...

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4 Fitness Plan Musts To Keep You Healthy And Injury-Free

Michael Jordan once said that practicing shooting the wrong way one hundred times a day just teaches you how to miss a shot. Well, the ...

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5 Effective Fitness Activities For Beginners

We have all heard how important exercise is, but to the unfit woman, finding a way to start can be daunting. Illness, injury, and plain old ...

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Aging Well: 4 Vital Actions Every Woman Needs To Take

Aging well is something every woman desires. Unfortunately, it's not as easy as just wanting it. Staying healthy, looking young, and having energy takes work and perseverance. And, while there is nothing wrong with getting older, I find it necessary to stay vigilant to get the kind of results I'm talking about. It's not just about looking good either. I want to be active, viable, and fully there for my family for a long time to come. That said, here are 4 vital actions every woman needs to take.

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3 Major Components Of Successful Dieting

If you have ever tried to lose weight through dieting, you know just how much of a challenge it really is. No matter what your weight loss goal is, finding the plan that works for you is somewhat trial and error. Unfortunately, many women give up too soon on their chosen plan because it's hard or doesn't seem to work. Furthermore, it can be challenging to know if the lack of progress is you or the actual diet. For this reason, let's take a look at 3 major components of successful dieting.

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Get Your Body Back After Baby: 4 Things You Need To Know

Pregnancy obviously changes a woman's body in numerous ways. With the extra weight, stretched out skin, water retention, and bloating, many women want to jump right into workouts to get their body back. However, there are some crucial health considerations for every new mom. Most doctors don’t recommend rapid weight loss after having a baby. So don’t worry about getting back into that size 6 right now. In fact, before you start any program, consult your own physician for a plan that suits your specific situation. Consider these 4 important things before you get your body back after baby.

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5 Good Reasons Why Walking Is The Best Gentle Exercise

I know many women who simply can't do the typical, popular video workouts. Honestly, at times, I am in that category of women who need something gentle but effective. Keeping fit doesn’t mean you have to nearly kill yourself at the gym or spend half your life on the treadmill. In fact, over-exercising can be just as bad for your body as not exercising at all. For this reason, I highly recommend a consistent walking routine that gets you moving more. I honestly believe it's the best way to gently get fit. Remember, before you start any new fitness program, consult your physician. Here are my top 5 reasons why walking is the best gentle exercise.

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5 Breath-Taking Outdoor Activities Better Than The Gym

I don't know about you, but I would rather be outside exercising than go to a gym any day. It's a perfect way to recharge physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The fresh air, sunshine, and general energy of the outdoors are all ingredients for one helluva a good day. Add the fitness benefits of these 5 breath-taking outdoor activities better than the gym and you are set for an experience you will never forget.

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5 Fun And Effective Ways To Get Fit Without The Gym

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5 Tips To Get That Badass Body You’ve Always Wanted

Staying at an ideal weight and being toned and fit are both attributes of a quality lifestyle, not a diet or quick fix. Unfortunately, so many impatient women give up on being healthy and opt for fad diets, surgery, invasive procedures, and pills. Your body might look good for a while, but it’s not sustainable if you abuse your body for aesthetic reasons. Remember to consult with your healthcare provider before you start any new eating or exercise plan. In the meantime, consider the following 5 tips to get that badass body you've always wanted!

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4 Fun Ways To Get Fit On A Tight Budget

There is no reason you can't enjoy fitness on a tight budget. I know this because I've done it. Using money as an excuse to not take care of your body is simply not good enough. If you want that tight, strong body to stick around, you have to find a way to do the work. Hear me out: fitness doesn’t have to cost you a chunk of cash. Here are my top 4 fun ways to get fit on a tight budget.

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Is My Lifestyle Killing Me?

In our youth, we're often told that we only live once. "Live life to the fullest!" they scream. Though these cliches for enjoying life are fun to embrace at the time, ultimately, they do more harm than good. Living a life full of exciting experiences and interesting adventures is one thing, but taking it to an extreme steals the very life you're trying to live. This one body you have is your ride for life. Cherish it. The alternative is sickness, disease, pain, and possibly dying young. My mom died when she was only 59 because of the things I'm about to share with you. Yeah, it's that real...and that important. You might want to ask yourself this: "Is my lifestyle killing me?".

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5 Boost Your Energy Tips For The New Year

Unless you have a diagnosis of a certain disease, it can be difficult to understand why you aren't feeling well and have no energy. Pay attention to your body, though, a lack of energy can be a sign of serious illness. Not to mention, it can put a challenging twist on even everyday tasks, like cleaning, meal prep, and playing with the kids. Hopefully, it's nothing, but see your doctor if you have concerns. In the meantime, there are some things you can do to feel better. If you want to improve your health and boost your energy levels, the following 5 tips will take you to the next level. There is nothing new here, it all just bears repeating!

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3 Power Tips To Energize Your Workouts

Working out is an important part if the grand scheme of health and fitness. There are so many different things you can do to ensure you are keeping fit. Regardless of what type of exercise you choose, one of the smartest things you can do is make sure you are energized before each session. This will help make the most out of the time you have set aside for fitness. You will burn more calories and, ultimately, feel better during and after your workout. Do as much as you can to make sure your physical and mental energy is good before you exercise. Try these 3 powerful ways to help prepare you for even really tough workouts.

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