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After 3 decades each teaching fitness on 4 continents in 4 languages, Alexandra and I have had posed to us a lot of interesting fitness questions. As you might suspect, people all over the world have similar concerns and workout goals. And many of the questions repeat. Over time, generations, and borders. Over and over.
Can you guess which questions are the most common?
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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
To bread or not to bread. That is the question. A lot of good information exists (and not so good) about whether or not wheat is the angel or devil in your diet. Is the wheat of today really so different from what our grandparents ate?
What can you do to crank up your metabolism so you burn more calories and lose weight faster and easier? Well, since you can’t change your parents, height, age or gender (easily), the best method is to …
You’ve been diligent all year about exercising and eating healthfully. And now the holidays are creeping up faster than your heart rate monitor. How do you stay trimmer than a decorated tree and less stuffed than a turkey come Thanksgiving? Follow our 7 Healthful Tips to Avoid the Thanksgiving Food Trap.
Lunges are the second-most popular exercise (after squats) for toning the glutes, lower body and core, plus they’re great for improving balance. But how do you know if you’re doing them effectively? The BEST way to do lunges is to…
When you’re asleep, numerous good things happen to your mind and body, such as increased memory, creativity, weight loss and problem solving. Most importantly, that’s when the tooth fairy brings surprises!
So what can we do to reverse the obesity trend and stay at a healthy weight? If you are running to the answer of “eat a healthy diet and exercise” you are mostly right. But diet and exercise are not enough. We must also recognize 3 other, sneaky factors that cause weight gain.