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How to Avoid Overeating on Thanksgiving

You’ve been diligent all year about exercising and eating healthfully. And now the holidays are creeping up faster than your heart rate monitor. How do you stay trimmer than a decorated tree and less stuffed than a turkey come Thanksgiving? Follow our 7 Healthful Tips to Avoid the Thanksgiving Food Trap.

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Fun Summertime Fitness Activities & Their Calorie Counts

It’s summertime, so that means Kymberly is teaching at Rancho la Puerta spa, Alexandra is recovering from foot surgery, and our colleague Adrian is here to share some fun summertime outdoor activities. Do you know how many calories you can burn playing Frisbee with your dog?

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Fitness Health Bloggers Conference: Staying Fit While Traveling

The recent Fitness Health Bloggers Conference (FHBC) was held in Denver, Colorado. I live in Santa Barbara, California. So of course I decided to drive 1,200 miles, each way, rather than fly. And I discovered it is possible to stay somewhat active and eat reasonably well while on a road trip, as long as you…

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3 Excuses You Can Use When Mountain Hiking

by Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA Go for a free hike up the Rocky Mountains with an outdoor Breathe yoga class afterwards, deluxe charter bus, lunch and snacks provided? Count us in! Alexandra and I just finished attending and presenting at the Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference that took place at the deeevine, high tech, and new […]

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Fun Fitness is More Than Exercise

It was a weekend full of fun, friends, food and fitness. It’s easy to exercise if you do what you love. Sometimes words that start with F lead to something good! What fun activities do you do that don’t seem at all like exercise?

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Running a Half Marathon: Hydration Belt or Water Stations? Gels or Sports Drink?

Running experts know that when it comes to answering questions about half marathons and long distance running, Fun and Fit are no running experts. So we chased some down to help answer Amy’s question about hydration and proper training for race day. Since Amy is from Hershey, PA, chocolate milk had to come into the discussion. Does it also help runners?

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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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Walking in S.B.

Proper Form for Uphill Walking

There is actually a proper way to walk uphill. Which means there must also be an improper way. Now that we’ve learned to press “record” on the new Flip videocam, we thought we’d share some tips. (Pssst, if you lean forward, your abs will fall out of your shirt)

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Why Do People Faint in Exercise Class?

Lately students have been dropping like raindrops on a blustery day. But it’s not raining. They’re fainting in alarming numbers in the group exercise classes at the university. Here are the main reasons teens and young adults faint. Click on the title to read; you won’t get lightheaded!

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Healthy drink review. Ugly baby alert.

Drink(s) to Your Health – A Beverage Review

You’re fit. You’re active. You want a drink that goes with that lifestyle. Or….you exercise your right to hang out and have a delicious, healthy, mouth-watering beverage! So many choices. No worries. After two conventions and hours of slurp-testing, we found some unusual and taste-tastic drinks that belong in your workout bag. Or lunch. Click on the link to read our review. Na zdarovye! Prost! Slainte! Bottoms up!

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