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Take Care Of Your Body With These 4 Life-Changing Tips

Taking care of your body is one of the most important things you will ever do in this life. A lifestyle of health, that so many think is unattainable, isn't elusive and difficult at all...it just takes some determination. The determination to live longer, to enjoy life, to feel the life energy you were meant to have...every day of your life! We each have this opportunity to find this place that brings joy or we can let it slip away into an abyss of illness, pain, and despair. The contrast really can be that severe...I know because I've lived it. Here are some of my tips for finding and staying in that place of health and wellness.

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Getting Older

Ahhh...the aging process. It's happening. And, it's happening for us all whether we like it or not. Unfortunately, some women panic and make bad decisions that have a negative impact on their lives, while others choose to lay down and give up on many of the things they embraced in their youth. But the aging process doesn't have to be bad. Instead, embrace it! Find what helps you to be yourself and live the most rebellicious life you can! Here are my best dos and don’ts of getting older!

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8 Life-Changing Reasons To Get Active Today

Movement is an important part of our overall health and wellness...even more than that, it's imperative to humanity itself! Our bodies are designed to get active and stay that way from birth to death for everything from survival to pleasure. It's when we stop being who we are as humans and become inactive that we interrupt the very essence of our physical existence. We've managed to turn something that should be considered as important as breathing into something that is despised and avoided by many. But, one thing that is true: you can always start today by moving more than you did yesterday. I've compiled 8 reasons to get active and stay active. I hope you find them motivating to at least give your body a chance to do and be what it is meant to.

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Want A Bikini Body? 4 Common Fitness Mistakes To Avoid

Summertime has arrived, at least in the Northern hemisphere! We are thinking about getting in shape so we can feel more confident in that bikini, bathing suit, or even just the less forgiving wardrobe of warmer weather. Unfortunately, a lot of women make some avoidable fitness mistakes while trying to look better for summer. Here are a few you can avoid next time you go for that toned up beach bod.

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Progress Not Perfection: 5 Gradual Ways To Improve Your Life And Health

Making an improvement to our health can be tough. We want instant results. But what if we saw change as a process rather than a single task to be completed? A small change in the right direction can motivate you to continue your progress, without battling with yourself. Try these small, gradual changes to improve your life and health.

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4 Easy Things To Focus On For Better Health

We all get stuck in a rut in our daily lives from time to time, that includes our state of health. What’s one more glass …

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9 Tips To Safe Guard Your Future Health

When it comes to our health and our lives, we can be extreme on either end of the spectrum. Some focus on their health with all of their strength and will, or some choose not to think about those things until it’s too late. Not many people strike a balance, which is surprising. There are many things we can do to ensure our future health, and we can do it sensibly. Sometimes, just changing little things, here and there, can make the biggest difference. So Here are nine of those things. I believe taking charge of your present and future health is empowering and may inspire you to go even further.

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Things To Think About Before Starting A New Exercise Regime

If you are starting a new exercise regime, you might be tempted to jump straight in. But there are some things to consider first.

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6 Life-changing Tips For Maintaining Great General Health

The desire for health is the one dream that affects us all. Unfortunately, obtaining and keeping it seems out of reach or even impossible to many. It all starts with a good foundation of general health. There are some things that anyone can, and should, do to lasso that dream once and for all. These things do not have to be complicated or expensive. I always say, "Focus on what you can do and not what you can't." I live by this motto daily and remember that I don't have to be perfect to have good health, I just have to put energy there.

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10 Easy Steps To Losing Weight Without Lifting A Finger

Regular readers of my blog know that, when I put my head to something, I try as hard as I possibly can to execute. I have been doing it with my health for quite a while, and I am happy with the results I am getting. Still, there are times when I cannot get out of bed, let alone do a full workout. This is the life of someone carting around a stowaway like MS. Some days are like that, and they are the ones that affect your health and weight the most. So, I do something every day, even if it's just wall push-ups or marching in place. I've also discovered that there are some kick ass things you can do for your health and weight management that don't require a lot of physical effort. In fact, some days I don’t need to lift a finger!

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The Best Ways To Take Care Of Yourself As You Get Older

No one enjoys talking about aging - it is the proverbial elephant in the room for many of us. And, unfortunately, there is no magic pill or creme that will stop it. It is something we all have to go through, but we don't have to fall prey to negative thinking and an unhealthy lifestyle. There are so many ways to push away the ill-effects of aging, but you have to start as soon as possible. Though the choice to live a healthier life is a serving one at any age, I believe that the sooner you start these life-giving activities, the more benefit you will reap from them when you get to your golden years.

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My Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Your Workouts

How can I get the most out of my workouts? This is a question every fitness freak and most novices have asked themselves and typed into Google numerous times. But, really, how can we kick ass in our workouts... and do it without hurting ourselves? Well, I have put together a short guide that will help anyone safely get more out of their workouts.

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My 5 Rules For Getting Your Fitness Back On Track

If you follow my blog, you know that I don’t put up with any excuses! That’s right, there is no excuse for skipping out on your training sessions. There’s no excuse for unhealthy diets and not taking care of yourself. These things are so important, and I’m taking it upon myself to inspire and motivate you. Look, I know that it’s easy to fall off the ‘healthy’ bandwagon. Life gets in the way, and our schedules are hectic. But, what’s more important than your health and wellbeing? Nothing, that’s what! So, if you’ve recently fallen out of your exercise routines, no more judgements, and no more excuses. It’s time to get back into the routine, and stick to it. Here’s what we’re going to do.

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You Can Eat Healthy On A Budget!

As a women's personal and business development coach, I have heard lots and lots of reasons (aka, excuses) why some things can't be done, why they are, somehow, restricted from the same opportunities to be healthy, wealthy, and wise as the rest of the well-to-doers out there. Well, I'm sort of done with listening to all of that bullshit. I will no longer enable anyone in my life to complain about how terrible their lives are and thrust precarious excuses as to why they can't change things. The fact is, you can eat healthy on a budget!

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Focus On It To Fix It!

Three months into my 48th year on this planet, I realized (no, accepted) that I'm not exactly in the health and physical condition I'd like to be. I'm thinking it's definitely time to do something about that. After researching and contemplating many diets and fitness programs, I chose The 21 Day Fix and my Beach Body Coach, Kayla Skaggs, to help me win back my strength and fine tune my eating plan.

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