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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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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