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Ever get up and feel “meh”? You’ve got a big day and feel like you should just stay in bed and hide under the covers.. No worries – we’ve got an idea for you. An almost INSTANT cure for that “meh”, get your glow on! Just 10 minutes of cardio and 5 minutes of recovery…

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JUST BECAUSE I’M SASSY…

We’ve all seen countless versions of healthy juiced celery drinks. But, did you know celery has lot of benefits for your body? A few of those benefits are: Celery (and celery seed) contain compounds that may lower blood pressure. Research has shown an extract of celery in skin preparations repels mosquitos as effectively as 25%….

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SO THIS IS HOW IT ENDS…

You just had the BEST “run” day ever. The day has gone smoothly….there is a hot bath running. You lie down and quickly fall asleep. Perfect, right? A BIG leg cramp hits and you bolt upright in response. If you’ve been here for more than a hot minute, you know that no one loves a…

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“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” Mahatma Gandhi

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TWO THINGS I DO TO BRAVE THE COLD.

Getting outside when the temps drop for any kind of exercise can be challenging. But, there are a few simple little tricks I use to stay out of the “icicle” zone when running outside (I can almost hear my treadmill calling me … but, the call to run with gal pals wins out almost every…

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PRE-RUN YUMMM

From: Jerry Schumacher (trainer to Shalane Flanagan) DARK CHOCOLATE BANANA SUPERHERO MUFFINS These gluten-free, sugar-free brownie-like muffins are not only full of essential nutrients but, are the perfect pre-run snack. Originally created by elite athlete coach Jerry Schumacher to tame his sweet tooth without adding processed bars, they’ve become the signature snack for marathoner Shalane…

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WE ALL HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE – LET’S START TOGETHER…

I cannot read minds but… I’m going to guess your first thought here is – why, at this stage in my life would I actually WANT to get in shape? And weights, OMG – I’m a Nana….I have jeans older than most of the people at the gym. Am I close? Thought so! It’s cuz…

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EVEN ON THE RIGHT TRACK, YOU’LL GET RUN OVER IF YOU DON’T MOVE…

Soooooo, where to start? Everyday we have thousands of media resources coming at us telling us about the newest, easiest, most effective way to shed extra pounds, right? Today, we tackle 5 of those nutritional “magic solutions” that simply don’t work for weight loss. That’s not to say that they don’t make you feel amazing…

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ACCORDING TO YOUR CHECKUP, YOU’RE DEAD.

I cannot believe it’s that time again. It seems every year I put off my lab work until I get a few calls from my CPC office. It’s not that it hurts or that the people aren’t nice. Just seems like I get a bit lazy getting it done. But, just four or five of…

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I DON’T WANT TO BE BARBIE..BUT, I DO WANT TO BE STRONGER THAN KEN.

Ya know how you watch those PGA Golf competitions? And you really, honestly feel like you could play just like the guy who won the green jacket. Well, bad news….you’ve been drinking….and, those cute pink balls you bought won’t work….reality. One of the keys to those golfers and their freakish ability to wind up and…

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