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Spot Reducing – A Zap-O-Matic Myth

Spot reducing DOES work… if you are talking dry cleaning. But what if you really, really, really want to believe and are willing to vibrate and shake your way to melted fat? Can you get results? Sure. Just exercise the body parts below your hair.

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Doing the Spot Reducing Dance – Charlie Houlihan

Want to lose weight in one area, aka the (in)famous “Spot Reducing?” Charlie Houlihan amusingly shows the way to Spot Reduce (not) in this 1 minute video, courtesy of Fun and Fit interviews at the IDEA Convention

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Stretch It or Be Wretched

Time to stretch boundaries, limits, and muscles! This week’s question is from an exerciser who may be too comfy in her workout routine. Sure, she needs to add some stretching to her gig, but at the expense of her ab workout?! We think not!

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Tweet Your Way to Workout Success – Biray Alsac

Need that extra accountability and community spirit to stick with your fitness program? Fitness pro and social media expert, Biray Alsac of Florida shares her 50 second Fun and Fit tip — tweet about your activities! Your twitter pals will birddog you to burn more than 140 calories in fewer than 140 characters!

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Fitness is Not a 4 Letter Word- Dody Livingston

SportAerobic Gold medalist, 24 Hour Fitness CA Area Manager, and fitness pro, Dody Benko Livingston shares on video her 2 minute inspiration and thoughts on overcoming obstacles and getting more joy into your life.

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I’m Low Without My Runner’s High

“Running is killing my middle-aged knees. Still, how can I do more of it? I’m so low without my runner’s high.” Dude, are you hallucinating? Drugs and surgery are not the answer. But what is? Once again, Fun and Fit find facts. Run along little doggies!

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Allergies and Activity–Something to Sneeze At

Sound the allergy alarm! Lou wants to know if there’s a way to trick her body with activity so it won’t realize she is running in the morning, the worst time of day for pollen and spores buffeting her about. Is it possible to out-run wind-borne allergens? Would Run DMC have any idea?

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Knee bulge

Dreaded Knee Bulge

If you’re bulgy and you know it, clap your hands. (repeat) If you’re bulgy and you know it, then your knees will surely show it, (keep singing; we have work to do). Nancy’s naughty knees have awnings over the kneecaps. And she doesn’t think that’s flap-tastic. Can she focus and find a way to forever flee the flab?

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Back Fat Love Handles

Back off Back Fat or the Ole’ Lady Gets It

Did you find some back fat you desperately want to lose but can’t figure out how to give it back? Any chance back fat would look better on your front? Hey now, Fun and Fit thought of it first! Higher math and lower calorie intake leads to less fat, but is that enough to overcome your genetic destiny??!! Call your parents and ask for a rebate.

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No Hulk! No Bulk!

Losing weight: Is it just about cardio activity and how many kcals you take in and burn? Did you know that weight training might just be the best way to train your weight? You can’t lose some bulk without lifting some bulk (Weights that is. Black Gold. Texas Tea. — Obscure tv reference). Jed Clampett vs. She-Hulk. Hulk and Bulk–makes a catchy name for a snack food.

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