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Working Cheat Meals Into Your Diet Strategy

by Marnie Bii May 19th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
A single, well-planned cheat meal can actually support your efforts in maintaining a healthy diet for weight loss or better health. The key is making sure the cheat meal does not extend into a day or longer of eating off plan. When you consume a single meal higher in
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What Motivates You to Exercise?

by Kimberly Hays May 15th, 2015| Mind & Body
You hit them gym, go to yoga class, or run three to four days a week, but why? To stay motivated, you need to not only go through the motions, but think about why you work out. Do you want more energy, to lose weight, or just want to
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4 Vital Pieces to Wear While Taking Long Hikes

by Marnie Bii May 14th, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Wearing appropriate clothing items on a long hike will keep you comfortably moving all day without regret about your wardrobe choices. First and foremost, your clothing selections should keep you the right temperature and help you stay dry in all weather conditions. Appropriate clothes also prevent chafing and mitigate
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The Golden Rule

by Joan Jacobsen May 13th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
When we read about the Golden Rule it is basically an ethical or morality code, you all remember this: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.  The Golden Rule has been around for thousands of years and has been implemented into the society of
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6 Beneficial Superfoods to Work Into Your Meals

by Marnie Bii May 12th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
By integrating innocuous ingredients into your meals, you can boost the nutritional value without assaulting your taste buds. If you use ingredients with a huge vitamin and mineral punch, you won't even notice their presence in your meals. Their undetectable nature is a definitely a good thing, since many
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4 Cardio Exercises That Build Up Your Arm Strength

by Marnie Bii May 11th, 2015| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
If you struggle with the appearance of your arms, you may try to cover them up with long sleeved shirts and sweaters. Building strength in your arms, however, is a better strategy, as the developing muscles will make you want to show off your guns. Coupling exercises targeting your
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So You Can’t Afford the Apple Watch?

by Jessica B. May 7th, 2015| Accessories, Technology
This week marks the launch of the Apple watch. Record numbers of people signed up to order the watch which has yet to be officially released, and they are all hoping it will turn up as announced and not face serious delays as the iPhone frequently does. But the
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Getting Rid of a Beer Belly

by Dean Heller MD May 6th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
 Summer is coming, and over this terrible winter I grew quite a good sized “beer gut”. What is the best thing for me to lose this before the summer? 

You are not alone.  Many people gain extra weight in the winter, especially one as long as this one seemed.  First
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Give Your Arms a 21 Gun Salute

by Joe Lawrence May 4th, 2015| Strength Training, Upper Body
I have said this many, many times in the past…I love working arms. For me there are not many other muscle groups that you can isolate as easily as arms. When you walk away from an arm workout, you know you hit your targeted muscles.

Really there are three major
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Exploring the Role of Fear and Anxiety in Stress

by Marnie Bii May 1st, 2015| Mind & Body, Stress
When faced with a difficult task, it's easy to allow overwhelming feelings of fear and anxiety to take over. Instead of completing the task at hand, you may spend a lot of time ruminating about these fears and anxious feelings in an unhealthy way. Soon after, you may feel
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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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