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Weight Loss: Benefits of Quick Workouts

There has been a lot of information about the dangers of prolonged sitting and being sedentary. In fact, sitting has been compared to smoking in relation to its dangers to your overall health. However, many people work at a desk … Continue reading

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Fitness: A Novel Way to Change Things Up

It’s a good idea to change up your workouts to gain maximum benefits. If you do exactly the same workout in exactly the same way each time your body adapts to it and you no longer get the benefits from … Continue reading

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Fitness: 10 Minutes versus 10,000 steps

I don’t know about you but I like to get the most bang for my buck. That’s why I really like HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). You can get as much, or more, benefit in just 20 minutes than you … Continue reading

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Fitness: Picking up the Pace Improves Health

I enjoy a leisurely walk around my neighborhood or on one of our local trails as much as anyone, but recent research indicates that walking at an average pace was associated with a 20% risk reduction for all-cause mortality compared … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Focus: Habits or Outcomes?

Ok it’s the very beginning of 2014 and like most of us you may have plans to make this your healthiest year ever. You may want to lose weight and get in shape before the nice weather comes. That’s the … Continue reading

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Are You Open or Closed Minded?

I honestly believe your success in losing or maintaining your weight, improving your health or really any aspect of your life is directly related to your openness to trying new things and your ability to consider new ideas and ways … Continue reading

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Mom Was Right!

One of my favorite strength training workouts is kettle bells.  I use a particular DVD program and the trainer is constantly telling us to stand tall, shoulders back, stomach sucked in.  Any time you exercise, using correct form makes all … Continue reading

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