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Weekend Workout Challenge

  Recent posts of mine have focused on goal-setting (general and specific), staying focused, taking initiative and getting moving. How have these posts impacted you thus far? Have you read them, agreed with the content and taken action to increase […]

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The Time Is Now

As a Group Exercise Instructor, one of the excuses I hear most often for not coming to class is "I have to get in shape before I come to

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Experience More—Set Challenging Goals

If you read my post last week, you are familiar with setting manageable goals for yourself in order to avoid becoming overwhelmed by the thought of exercise. But

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Overwhelmed? Set Manageable Goals For Success!

Exercise can be intimidating. Whether you're training for a marathon or just trying to get in a quick walk around the block, there are always reasons you can

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Busy lifestyle? Healthy tips and take-out alternative

When life gets busy, it's helpful to have "go to" ways to make sure heart health doesn't fall to the bottom of the to do list. A couple ways

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Men’s Health Week – Join The Conversation

Once a person experiences a health-related event, they usually make lifestyle changes to improve their situation. I am one of those lucky people who survived to make that

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Focus Your Workouts, Change Your Body

One of the most beautiful things about the world we live in is that we are all different. We are all unique individuals with unique backgrounds. Some of us

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day 2012 is here! A day without tobacco! First, let me just say, I have not ever been a smoker. So, you may ask, what gives

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7 Hot Tips For a Healthy Summer

It's baaack! Summer, that is. Yes, it's the season for less clothes and more skin! But regardless if you plan on strutting around in a bikini or speedo

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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