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Blood, Stress and Diet

Would you be excited if you won a blood test and follow-up consultation with a specialist? Alexandra was. Seventy percent of the data needed for an accurate health diagnosis is in your blood. Your blood can tell you what to do and eat to make yourself as healthy as possible.

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Walk Your Way to Weight Loss, Health, and Fitness

Small steps lead to big changes! Even a 5 minute walk triggers a bunch of benefits. So open up your front door and get your groove on as you move on! Plus get a peek at the world’s CUTEST DOG EVER IN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE

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TheraFit Shoes Were Made for Walking: Product Review

Do you have – ahem – problem baby boomer feet, but want happy feet? If so, read, watch, and be entertained by our video product review of the new TheraFit shoes. Find out how you can win your own pair while we work on our plan to get Steve Martin to do the Happy Feet dance with us in our next video.

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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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Foam Rollers: They Hurt So Good

Foam rollers are an excellent tool for a group fitness class or personal training session, especially for muscle (myofascial) release. In essence, a foam roller can be used for self-massage, using your own body weight. You don’t know how to use the foam roller?! No worries – there’s an app for that!

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Cardio is Dead; Long Live Cardio

Is cardio really “dead?” Or are we going to be soon if we stop doing aerobic exercise and drop even more activity from our lives? For years we’ve been told to work out aerobically 5-6 days per week. Now we’re told to forego it. What fitness tips should we follow and what is hype we can safely ignore? How can you know what actions to take (aside from reading our blog and sending us your questions to address)?

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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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Health Benefits of Adaptogen Herbs and Supplements: Adapt-tastic!

Have you ever heard of adaptogen herbs? Wonder what they are and how they can potentially help you? You’re familiar with many herbs for their cooking benefits, but there are many herbs that have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. This guest post will help you understand how a little dapt’ll do ya!

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Stumbling Blocks are not Walls: Setting New Fitness Challenges After Surgery

On July 20 I had foot surgery. Now I am in training to walk a half- marathon in mid-October. Am I realistic, foolish, too old or a role model for women who want to be active? Can the mind and the matter cooperate on this adventure?

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Spark Your Brain with Exercise

4 Tips from brain and exercise expert, Dr. John Ratey, author of Spark: Use exercise to “youthen” (aka anti-age); Play more; Challenge yourself daily; and Get IMMEDIATE results of a certain kind when you engage in aerobic workouts. So if you want to get smarter, younger, and stronger in brain and body, read today’s post.

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