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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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Spring into Healthy Habits – 30 Day Challenge

Are you ready to create the habits that will keep you fit for a lifetime? Do you want to lead a healthier, more fit, active and vibrant life AND win gifts, prizes and coupons? The secret to a healthier, slimmer, more fit you lies in your daily choices and habits. Why do more of the same when it’s not working? Our Spring into Healthy Habits 30 Day Challenge will share exercise, motivation, nutrition/diet, and lifestyle tips to put you on the road to lasting change in just 30 days!

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Need a Kick in the Tush to Lose Weight?

Today we share an inspirational story from Janice Taylor, aka Our Lady of Weight Loss! She lost over 50 pounds, but that’s not the part she is proudest of. For her, the exciting story is that she has kept the weight off. With grace, humor and insight, Janice shares how her self-talk and self-perception changed when she gave herself a kick in the tush! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to know Janice after you read her story. Click on the title (if you don’t, you’ll end up giving yourself a kick in the tush).

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The Best Time to Work Out: Now or Later?

Once and for all (or at least for this week) we share insider secrets about the “best” time to work out. Are you better off in a group first thing in the morning or using your in-home treadmill when you have the place to yourself late at night? Is the secret related to calories and biorhythms or more to adherence? Click on the title to read that the secret is…

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