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No, It’s Not “Perfect Body” Season

The Perfect Body is yours. The one you were born with. Trends & cultural expectations may change, but keeping yourself in good health is always in fashion! Ease up on yourself, enjoy your holidays and continue to exercise!

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All Sizes Welcome: Fitness Pros Want YOU in their Classes and Clubs

It can be daunting and downright scary to enter a fitness club, especially when you’re new or not in so-called “perfect” shape. Fitness clubs are not for the Already Fit; they are for YOU! We want to invite and welcome you to group fitness classes.

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7 Reasons to Start Getting Fit Now

There are so many reasons to start exercising now, today, this minute (well, after you read this post). We put 7 of them here for you. We hope to be FitFluential enough to motivate at least one person to start exercising. Are you that person?

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Holiday Food: Mind Over Platter

The holidays (and every day) should not be about denial and guilt when it comes to food. Everything in moderation; that’s great advice for a sustainable lifestyle AND for enjoying life in general, don’t you think? Here’s what we’re baking up for Thanksgiving to share with loved ones…

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Fun and Trendy Products at the IDEA World Fitness Expo

How did we stay out of trouble at the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention? You could say by patrolling, strolling, and trolling the Expo Hall. Or you could say we didn’t (stay out of trouble, that is). Yes, we did the newest workouts for you and have pics to prove it. But you still need to do the exercise yourself. And you will WANT to when you check out some of the latest and snappiest health foods, drinks, products, and services coming your way this year. Click on the title and enjoy the IDEA Expo with us!

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I Lost Over 370 Pounds: The Story of Steve Nicander

Just a couple of years ago, Steve Nicander weighed almost 650 pounds. He was dying because of it. Now he weighs just over 200 pounds. Something magic? No, just small increments and determination. Steve is now living! Click on the title to learn all about Steve.

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Brain Envy: Be Thinner, Smarter & Happier

Dr. Daniel Amen, author of “Change Your Brain, Change Your Body” and 27 other books talks about the secrets to being thinner, smarter and happier.” Want to know those secrets? You just KNOW we’re going to mention exercise, don’t you? Click on the title to read the post and see a picture of Dr. Amen trying to run from us!

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Olympian Eating Disorder: Catherine Garceau’s Inspirational Fitness Story

Do you think Olympic medalists are super-human or somehow “different” from the rest of us? Meet Cat Garceau, whose weight went up to 200 pounds, crushing her soul and self-esteem. Read her story to discover the 5 keys she used to unlock her mental and physical strength as she worked her way back to health.

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Exercise Doubles Your Happiness

Can exercise actually make you happier? Does laughter make you more fit? Can I just laugh my extra pounds away? Do redheads really have more fun (okay, that one is rigged). Join the Joy Laugh Fitness Club (so far, just two of us are in it) and get fit with your fun. Click on the title to read (or just click on it for a quick giggle). Either way….

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Fitness + Desk = FitDesk

The delivery truck dropped off a rather large box one day that turned out to be a FitDesk. “What is that,” you ask? It’s a type of stationary bike that has a pad where you can put your laptop. Work and workout! Click on the title to read all about our Adventures with the FitDesk!

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