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Breakfast: Yes or No? Then Go Outside & Play

Give it to Mikey; He’ll eat anything! Can you name that ad from way back? Mike wonders whether he needs to exercise before he eats breakfast or whether his (hoped for, fingers and hot buns crossed) plan to eat and drink coffee first is a good one. What wasn’t working was his prior plan that had him resting on his laurels the past 30 years. Click on the title for all sorts of stuff to watch and read.

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Running clothes - 1980s

Wrong & Right Way to Run in Place

Back in the 80s, we all jogged in place for exercise! Turned out there was a wrong and right way to do it. And today, some people are still trying to go back to the future with their running style! Click on the title to see and learn about the wrong and right way to run in place! Or just to admire Alexandra’s leotard.

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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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Fitness Squats

Wrong & Right Way to Do a Squat

Most people do squats wrong, then wonder why their backs or knees hurt. It’s a shame because squats are so good for the lower body (that includes your booty)! So we decided to show you both the wrong and right way to do a squat. Click on the title to admire our great form!

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Louis van Amstel LaBlast Fitness Creator

Have a LaBlast with Louis van Amstel, Dancing With the Stars Dance & Fitness Pro

Fun and Fit sat down at the recent IDEA Convention a few weeks ago–drooling allowed!–to chat (in English and a little Dutch) with Louis van Amstel from Dancing With The Stars, just before he taught his fun and energizing LaBlast Fitness class to 500 instructors from around the world. Click on the Title to watch the interview! Click on a magic wand to see Kymberly shake her samba thang in his class.

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Top Ten Trends

Top 10 Fitness Trends and 4 Push-Ups

At the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention, we tracked down the top ten fitness programming trends. And one of our very favorite moves, the push-up is in there, under body weight training. Alexandra got so inspired, she took a push-up challenge! Click to read and see more!

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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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Special Sale Just For You!

At the recent fitness convention, we heard bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen talk about brain health. He was adamant that we need more Vitamin D, Omega-3 and other supplements (from safe sources), as we aren’t getting enough in our daily diets. With that in mind, our friends at Hannas Herb Shop (via Kroeger Herbs) were […]

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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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Karen Whittier, Commit to the Cause

No Pain, No Gain…No Way!: Karen Whittier’s Inspirational Yoga Story

Pound, pound, pound. That’s either Karen Whittier’s feet hitting the concrete pavement over and over while running or …. the sound of her smacking her head that she did not listen to her body. It kept saying “slow down, get off the hard-core pace and pavement, and take care of your increasing injuries.” She kept saying, “keep on keeping on.” We say – click on the link to hear her story. She embraces yoga and activism while waving good-bye to meds.

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