Wednesday 22 Oct 2014

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All posts tagged goal-setting

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Working out in cooler weather

If you’ve been exercising outdoors lately you might be feeling more like a popsicle after a workout than heart healthy. As the temperatures start to drop many people find it more difficult to get their daily physical activity. Exercising outdoors […]

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Seasonal Foods for Fall

Forget about all those little umbrella drinks and ice-cream sandwiches that you devoured poolside this summer. It’s officially Autumn and time to turn over a new leaf! The

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Keep Calm and Organize On

This post is an ode to the organizers. Those of you who have immaculate desks at work, color code your entire closets or label everything in your homes--

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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

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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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Weighing in on the Weight of the Nation

Twenty years ago, a cheeseburger was 257 calories. Today, it's 590. Yes, 590. Try this one on for size: Twenty minutes of jogging burns off about one chocolate chip cookie. We