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Archives for April 2015

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3 Smart Accessories for Increasing Your Gym Game

by Marnie Bii April 30th, 2015| Accessories, Gym Bag
As you work through your routine at the gym, you might notice certain muscle groups feel weak despite gains in adjacent areas. The muscle weakness may reside in muscle groups that do not activate during your normal workout. The most common fail points in this realm are the muscles
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Let’s Talk About Nutrisystem for Losing Weight

by Marnie Bii April 28th, 2015| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
Losing weight requires an immense amount of discipline and plenty of understanding about how the body utilizes food as fuel. Unfortunately, many people find the finer nuances of weight loss particularly overwhelming when faced with such as drastic life change. Furthermore, it's easy to shift too much emphasis onto
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Stop and Smell the Flowers for Improved Mood

by Marnie Bii April 24th, 2015| Mind & Body, Seasonal
As April showers work on nourishing the May flowers, you can gear yourself up for a mood boost from these amazing blooms. Flowers have bright, vibrant colors that catch the eye and encourage positive imagery. Upon coming in close, the heavy scents may improve your mood, inspire creativity and
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5 Great Workout Towels

by Jessica B. April 23rd, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Having a good towel is important for your workout. If you train at a gym, a towel can help protect you from bacteria and germs left on gym equipment from other exercisers. You can use your towel to cover your yoga mat, or just to clean up after a
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Teen Fitness Expert: Easy Ways to Stay in Shape

by Sam P. April 22nd, 2015| Fitness Expert, Teen
Staying in shape is far easier than it may seem.  Plus, it can be fun!  With all the unhealthy habits there are out there, it may seem you are destined to be unhealthy, but it is quite easy to stay in shape.  There are many ways to do this, some
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Diet Strategy Tip: Cut Out the Temptations

by Marnie Bii April 21st, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
When dieting, everyone knows that any food is okay in moderation. After all, if it fits in your given macros for the day, why not have a taste? Unfortunately, many people cannot simply end at a taste, lick or bite of a tempting treat. After going past the breaking
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3 Part Plan for Getting Beach Ready

by Joe Lawrence April 20th, 2015| Strength Training
Living in the south I can already see summer peeking around the corner. This is great; however, I definitely need to get my beach body ready. I am going to do this using my never-fail three part plan.

Part one of the plan is calorie reduction. I vacillate between calorie
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Get Inspired With a Great Playlist for Working Out

by Kimberly Hays April 17th, 2015| Inspiration, Mind & Body
Sometimes it’s just the little things that make a difference when you are trying to stay inspired for workouts. For many, just having great music on your phone or iPod can keep you pushing through a hard workout. Take a little time on the weekend or when you have
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5 Underwear Cuts to Wear With Yoga Pants

by Marnie Bii April 16th, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Wear
No one wants to leave the house with panty lines showing through their pants. Unfortunately, skintight yoga pants tend to put everything on display, especially the cut of your underwear. Certain types of underwear show through the tight, thin material more than others. In addition to selecting a near
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Family Workout Tips for Spring

by Tom Seman MD FAAP April 15th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
We are several months into the New Year and hopefully have developed some good healthy habits that includes healthy nutrition, exercise and sleep. Time, determination and dedication are required to make a habit. In general, it takes 3-4 weeks of repetitive actions to create a habit. Feelings of accomplishment
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5 Low Cost Foods to Eat for a Blast of Protein

by Marnie Bii April 14th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
While focusing on increasing your fitness levels or reshaping your body, you need to regularly eat high quality foods that offer a nice balance of nutrients. One of the most important nutrients in muscle building and toning is protein. The inclusion of at least one protein rich food in
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Quiet Your Inner Voice to Improve Your Body Image

by Marnie Bii April 10th, 2015| Mind & Body
If you cannot calm and quiet your inner voice, you may be your own worst enemy. Negative reactions to your image in a mirror or photograph can instantly derail your efforts to achieve self-acceptance. Even if you are working toward a firmer body or lower weight, you need
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