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Do (Sexy) Exercise Clothes Motivate Your Workout?

Does what you wear to exercise motivate you? Are you sending a message with your outfit choices? What if that message is “these clothes are so tight it looks as though piglets are fighting under blankets”?

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WOrking abs at the Bacara

5 Reasons to Attend a Strength Class

Why go it alone when trying to figure out what exercises are best for you to increase your strength? If you want to embark on a weight training program then go with the pros in a class.

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Age Actively

What Can You Do When Your Joints Ache and Holler?

To live more comfortably in your body, what can you do (besides whine and curse)? Get fitness pro advice on ways to exercise cardiovascularly when your joints are aching!

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Do THIS if you want to Get Fit, Lose Weight, Live Longer, Destress

Do you ever feel confused or misdirected by all the fitness advice coming your way? If you ever wanted to know “what’s the best fitness advice for me?” then find your goal in this post and follow the advice for that goal.

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3 Santa Barbara Walks Only Locals Know

No matter where you live, walking outside is beneficial. And the nice thing about where you live is that your town has a few hiking paths that only locals seems to know about. Santa Barbara is no exception. We’re going to share three that will put you “in the know” for the day you come to town: one on the beach, one at a lake, and one in the mountains.

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Breathe Life Into Yourself

Want to reduce anxiety? Beat fatigue? Minimize stress? Lose weight without eating less or exercising more? Be more at peace with yourself? Click now to find out how.

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Quote board at the Ranch

Fun Fit Facts and Quotes from Fitness Leaders

Pains, Brains, Thoughts, and Transformations with a Sprinkling of Water Thrown In. At the recent IDEA Convention for fitness professionals from around the globe, Alexandra and I had the opportunity to hear from world class presenters. The common thread you’ll discover is the focus on mental as it affects physical and vice versa. Read on for the highlights from the IDEA World Fitness Convention 2014

Think of today’s post as a circuit class, where you zip from session to session, getting highlights and quick quotes from each.

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IDEA World 2014 and Kymberly

What Does Your Fitness Future Hold? Two Troublesome Trends from IDEA

What’s in your fitness future? What fun fit facts and trends did Alexandra and I pick up at the recent IDEA World Convention that might affect your active life? Trend one might be painful; Trend two was ….

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Artwork in the dining hall

How Will You Celebrate Your Next Birthday?

Exercising My Birthday Rites (of Passage) at Rancho la Puerta. Travel, fitness, good books (and their authors), great friends, healthy food – who wouldn’t have a special birthday?

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picture from IDEA convention at the Bling Fitness booth

It’s My Boomer Birthday and I’m Becoming Less Visible

I’m turning 56 in a few days, right on the heels of attending the IDEA World Fitness Convention. I don’t care either way about tacking on another year, yet I have noticed a trend over the past few years. I seem to be becoming less visible. Or maybe just less desirable. Let me explain.

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