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Heart Healthy Vacationing

When traveling by car, you’ve already spent a lot of time planning your trip. We all want to make good time, but it’s also important to schedule several breaks into your itinerary, especially if you have children. Pack a cooler …

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Fun Ideas for Family Fitness with Your Kids

Exercise is very important for your family.  There are many benefits to fitness. have stronger muscles and bones have a leaner body because exercise helps control body fat be less likely

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Go green for a healthy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day usually centers around corned beef and cabbage, shamrocks, leprechauns, and green beer. What a fun time of the year. Here are some tips for making

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Ramp Up Your Workout Motivation

 Has your workout become routine and boring?   Lack of motivation seems to be one of the biggest barriers for a lot of people who are exercising and eating

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Ways to maintain your Heart-healthy resolutions

A New Year's resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit.  For most Americans, holiday eating is

Still Stuffed? Simple ideas to burn the Thanksgiving calories

Ok, so possibly you had just a bit too much to eat on Thanksgiving.  Guess what? You are not alone!!! Most of us did.  Koodles to you if

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Vacationing Heart-healthy

How many people believe vacation to be an excuse to kick back, eat what you want to eat and be decadently lazy?  Maybe you have visions of  warm

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Keep Heart Safe In The Heat!

As we head into this holiday weekend which is the official start of the summer,  it's important to keep your heart safe while exercising or participating in any