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How to Choose the Right Sports Bra

Want to pick the right sports bra for your shape and activities? You must consider form, function, fashion, compression and encapsulation. Once you do that, you’ll never have to worry about being bouncy and flouncy again!

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Pack Light and Right for Active Adventure Travel

Whether you’re a Boomer or a youngster, knowing how to pack for a trip is an important skill. Based on our recent trip to Thailand, we have some suggestions for items that will make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Hint: leave the battery-powered fan at home!

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Want Oscar-Worthy Abs? Right and Wrong Way to do Crunches on the Stability Ball

If you want look as good in your evening gown as the Oscar winners did, you’ll want to tone your abs up properly. With that in mind, we have a video that shows 3 tips for doing crunches the right way on a stability ball, and the 3 most common mistakes. Bonus: A strong core will help you keep your balance in case you trip on your dress on the way up the stairs!

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BlogTour: Cologne, Amsterdam and Gifts for Your Home

One of us is headed to Cologne and Amsterdam in January as part of BlogTour by Modenus. As one of 14 international designers and lifestyle bloggers, one twin is going to attend the giant IMM (International Furniture Fair) and Living Kitchen to discover all the best products to help make your healthy lifestyle even healthier, for you AND the planet. Read to learn which sister is brushing up on her Dutch (the other sister is fluent in German)…

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Holiday Fitness Gift List

Super Shopping or Super Stressful? The holidays can be both. And they can also be much more. Giving. Gratitude. Guests. Good deals too! Your fitness and health should stay front and center during this season. In the spirit of combining your healthy lifestyle with the desire for finding quality gifts, we offer this list of 5 products that promote an active, healthy life!

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Challenge Yourself to a Healthier You

Summer is officially over, the new school year has begun, and the lovely outdoor weather of Fall beckons. A perfect time to set yourself up for a fitness challenge.

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Tips to Look Super Cool and Totally Hot on Camera

Sell This Face! Television star Tanya Memme of “Sell This House: Extreme” has a guest post about looking good on camera. She shares ten insider tips that will have you looking your best, whether on national television or on a YouTube video you shot of yourself in the laundry room! Ready, Set, Smile! But with brushed teeth!

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End of Summer Trip to Rancho la Puerta

We went to Rancho la Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico to hear Dr. John Ratey speak about his book “Spark.” We also hiked, relaxed, made new friends, laughed, goofed off, had a cranio-sacral treatment and ate organic, delicious, vegetarian food. Such a lost weekend!!!!!

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Fitness Health Bloggers Conference: Staying Fit While Traveling

The recent Fitness Health Bloggers Conference (FHBC) was held in Denver, Colorado. I live in Santa Barbara, California. So of course I decided to drive 1,200 miles, each way, rather than fly. And I discovered it is possible to stay somewhat active and eat reasonably well while on a road trip, as long as you…

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Growing a Fit Child: It’s Graduation Day

It’s high school graduation day, time to look back to the life lessons we hope we’ve taught our kids. Did I raise my son to be healthy and happy, and to be full of purpose and joy? Did I pass along healthy habits that will help him succeed?

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