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Lost a Person; Gained a Life: Shannon Hammer’s Inspirational Weight Loss Story

Have you ever lost an entire person? Shannon has. She lost over 100 pounds and has kept it off for almost ten years. Her secret is no secret: keeping a food journal, exercise, positive reinforcement and small steps (literally and figuratively).

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Back from the Brink of Death: Suzanne Andrews’ Inspirational Weight Loss Story

Humiliation to meditation to motivation–such is the path Suzanne chose when her life and health were threatened, not just once, but twice! By combining the power of mind, body, and spirit she turned her life and health around. That same focus and mental drive saved her on the operating table when her heart stopped. Get inspired by her story both here and on her PBS show, Functional Fitness. Click on the title to get your heart rate and mood up with Suzanne!

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Being Fit Makes Me Happy

The question isn’t “What can brown do for you,” it’s “What can fitness do for you?” A late-night rumination about the real-life benefits and happiness Alexandra gets from being a healthy exerciser and eat-righter! Click on the title to learn how her brain works at 1:00 in the morning!

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Regaining Marine Corps Physique with Exercise- Erik Therwanger

Regaining Marine Corps Physique: Erik Therwanger’s Inspirational Exercise Story

Forget excuses! Face your “stay unfit” strategy head-on and be motivated to meet your fitness goals once and for all. Read what our featured guest bloggers for the Fun and Fit “Inspirational Stories” series have overcome to be active. If they can do it, so can YOU! Today’s inspiring exerciser relied on his Marine Corps training and discipline to help his young wife face cancer and deal with his resultant weight gain from taking care of her.

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Strawberry Fields Forever (or 30 Minutes)

Did you know that strawberries are one of the best foods you can eat? Do you know where your food comes from? Fun & Fit went to visit a strawberry ranch (what is the difference between a ranch and farm anyway?) to get a close-up look at the dirt to dinner process. Click on the title to see our photos and read about our adventure!

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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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Fit and Fine Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is coming and what could be more fit than giving Mom a gift that is good for her health and something she actually wants? Fun and Fit (two professional moms) to the rescue with dark chocolate and bath spa product recommendations. Click on the title to read and desire!

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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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Free the Glutens! and Other Health Food Revolutions

Trends 4-10 in the Healthy Food and Products World
If you were with us March 22, you got our totally fresh grown post on 3 of the top 10 trends in the natural and organic products industry. If you are also a person who dabbles in eating and imbibing (always a fun pasttime!), then these trends may affect and intrigue you. And if you like cliff hangers, then hang on to this: we are back with the final 6 trends on good foods and other healthy stuff you ingest or may ingest soon. But only if you want to be healthier, possibly lose weight, protect the world, run faster, and jump higher. If so, then click on the title to read more.

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No Such Thing As “Before and After”: Inspirational Story

Trying to lose weight and need some inspiration? Track with Jack, who lost pounds and gained back confidence and his sense of humor. Be inspired, entertained, and reminded that getting healthy and fit is a lifelong process. And it’s worth it! Fun and Fit let some of our readers speak with you directly to reach our mutual mission of encouraging happy, healthy, hearty habits. First up – Jack Sh*t Gettin’ Fit as part of our Thursday People series.

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