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Happy 4th – Salute Your Firecracker Body

In honor of the July 4th holiday, we declare independence from stressing out over our bodies. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men (and women) are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness…and a Healthy Body.

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Poodle Aerobics

10 Reasons to Become a Fitness Instructor

Have you ever considered becoming a group exercise instructor? Read this list of 10 reasons why you should consider it. Hog the microphone. Dance to your own music. Make up trendy styles and fashions. Sing along to your favorite songs! Click on the title to read all 10 reasons! Also, join us for a FREE teleseries on Health and Beauty. We are part 2 of a multi-part series, with our topic: “Say Good-bye to Excess Fat, Love Handles, and Cellulite.”

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What Not to Wear to Workouts

What are the biggest “no nos” when it comes to activewear that exits the privacy of your own closet — but shouldn’t? You’ve seen them; we’ve seen them too–Fitness Fashion Faux Pas. Those workout outfits that were never “in.” This week’s post covers the top fashion crimes exercisers cite as the most heinous. Caution: Some of the photos are for stalwart individuals only, not the faint of fashion heart. Click on the link and see twins you know in their finest activewear.

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Butt shot of troll

Free the Glutens! and Other Health Food Revolutions

Trends 4-10 in the Healthy Food and Products World
If you were with us March 22, you got our totally fresh grown post on 3 of the top 10 trends in the natural and organic products industry. If you are also a person who dabbles in eating and imbibing (always a fun pasttime!), then these trends may affect and intrigue you. And if you like cliff hangers, then hang on to this: we are back with the final 6 trends on good foods and other healthy stuff you ingest or may ingest soon. But only if you want to be healthier, possibly lose weight, protect the world, run faster, and jump higher. If so, then click on the title to read more.

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Shape Ups, Rockers, Skechers, Shoes

Off Your Rocker Shoe Review For You

Whether you call them rocker shoes, toners, shape-ups, negative heel shoe, the funniest looking shoes you ever saw, or the shoes that saved the workout world, people are wearing them. And we are getting asked often “do they work? Are they worth the money?” “Are they actually helping me get more fit when walking?” “Are we not DEVO?” We turned to self-appointed experts, ourselves for a full review. (Please click on the title link to access the full post).

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Left Unsupervised with the Blog

It’s the end of the year and Kymberly left town. Which means Alexandra is in charge of Fun & Fit. Until Kymberly finds a computer. What great “fitness” goals can Alexandra achieve while the cat’s away?

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The Skinny on Skinny Jeans

Can you have strong legs and still fit into skinny jeans? Carolien wants to do some exercises that help her tone up and slim down. While studying American culture of the 1980s, she must focus on three things: body fat, strength training and her fashion sense. Dig out your leg-warmers–here come “legersizes.”

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Abs, Aging, and the Fountain of Youth

Doreen eats right and exercises. So is it age that is causing her to slowly gain weight around the middle? Is she suffering from “Betrayal of the Body?” Would a dip (or full-body plunge) in the Fountain of Youth help her? Will performing 200 sit-ups a day solve her dilemma or would a spritz of “Abs Be Gone” be more effective?

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Strangely Compelling...

Bad Ankle Bridezilla

Julianna is afraid of becoming a frustrated Bridezilla because her sprained ankle won’t heal fast enough. She wants to know what exercises she can do “just until it almost hurts.” Hmmm, plannning a wedding that’s a month away should do the trick! Can she memorize eversion, inversion, plantar and dorsi flexion in time to save her ankle and dance the night away?

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Muffin top or topless?

“Muffin Top” of San Diego wonders why her tight workout gear from a decade ago no longer looks good. What can she do to hide her muffin top? Fun and Fit takes true pity on her dilemma with some professional advice.

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