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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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Why I Stopped My 10 Year Old Daughter from Dieting: How to Raise Body Confident Girls, Part 1

Every mother wants her daughter to grow up feeling beautiful and confident, but babies don’t come with owner’s manuals and we can only teach our girls what we know ourselves.

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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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Weight Loss Supplement Dangers Exposed

While surfing my Dish network channels, I immediately paused on a station airing The Dr. Oz Show. He was talking about a frightening issue with some weight loss supplements. Though I don't personally take weight loss supplements, I suddenly thought of all the people who have, who are, and who are thinking about it. The shocking expose pushed me to write this post and spread the word about what is really found in those little diet pills.

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Want To Curb A Monster Appetite? Try This…

Here's a tidbit from my friend, April Morris. April is a successful entreprenuer and beauty innovator. You may have seen her on ABC's Shark Tank recently. Read on and learn how something simple as using a certain color can help you suppress your appetite and help you lose weight.

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Lose Weight On Vacation

A weight loss holiday is quite simply a holiday where relaxation is combined with weight loss and fitness goals. Generally they are less structured and extreme than fitness boot camps, but with a little more guidance and assistance on tap than a traditional spa break, with all the facilities and knowledgeable, well-trained staff ready to help you achieve that first step in adopting a healthier lifestyle, or to help assess and fine-tune any regimen already in place.

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Staying Fit With Limited Mobility

Recently, a client of mine sprained her ankle and was told that she had pretty serious damage from the sprain and from earlier injuries to the same area. Her doctor put her on crutches for a month and told her the only way she could go to work was if her boss would let her do everything seated with her foot up.

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What Is the Best Exercise for Abs and Glutes?

Anyone can benefit from ballet training. Many athletes (yes, football and basketball players) take ballet! You better believe they have many advantages over the athletes who don’t!

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Why Am I Gaining Weight?

Let's face it, weight problems are not fun. I've never been obese, but I have struggled with fluctuating weight my whole life...well, except when I was a kid and was constantly moving.

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The Best Healthy Eating Tips

What is a healthy portion? Your entire meal should be 2 handfuls! Ouch! Sorry! BUT, the good news is, you can have 4-6 meals a day!! Does that help?

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Are You Drinking Yourself Fat?

It's that time again when women all over the world are thinking about how they will lose holiday weight or that which they've been carrying around longer than a few weeks.

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Wellness Wednesday: The Health Master Blender

While suffering from a bout of insomnia last night, I sat and watched an infomercial on Montel's Health Master Emulsifier. I was mesmerized by all the things that the machine does, especially the fact that it can pulverize whole fruits and veggies so you have no waste when you make your smooth drinks.

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Wellness Wednesday: Nutrition Tips for the Holidays

Major holiday time is approaching quickly. Many families will enjoy each other's company with celebrations that include lots of food and drinks. It's no wonder that we tend to over indulge and even gain a few pounds.

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From Ice Cream to Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts!

Last week I had green beans for an evening snack; last night I had Brussels sprouts. I chuckled as I thought about a typical evening snack in the 80’s and 90’s - a bowl of ice cream, sometimes with various incredibly rich toppings.

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Fortunate Friday: Knowledge

Have you ever dined out and had the server plop a plate of food down in front of you that could feed a football team? We are constantly bombarded with food portions that are WAY out of line with those that we should be eating. The key here is knowledge.

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