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Listen to Your Body: Returning to Fitness After a Break

Getting back into something you once used to do can feel even harder than starting it in the first place! Especially when it comes to fitness. The popular advice is to take it slow, but can easing your way back … Continue reading

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Making Metabolic Conditioning Less Scary: Q&A with Two MetCon Champs

Metabolic Conditioning is high intensity circuit training using total body, compound exercises and very short recovery intervals. I resolved to try it this year, but I’m a little intimidated! So I asked some experienced MetConners, Heather and Verona, to give me the lowdown. Continue reading

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Important Tips for Working Out with DVDs & Videos

Fitness is a multibillion-dollar industry that is always churning out new books, equipment, trendy devices, and especially videos. From the infomercials making insane promises (admit it, you’ve gotten sucked into watching one at least once) to YouTube how-to’s there’s no shortage … Continue reading

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What’s All the Hoopla About Hula-Hooping?

Hula hooping – it’s for kids, right? Guess again. Just because you’re a grown up, doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t play! Grown ups need play in their lives too. One great way I’ve discovered to get a little play time … Continue reading

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12 Half-Marathons, 12 Months, One Very Strong Lady

When I think about running, I think about Erin. I met her in July 2014 when she was halfway through her feat to run 12 half marathons in 12 months! At first, it sounded crazy. But as I got to … Continue reading

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Role Modeling Healthy Habits and Body Image for Your Kids

As an adult, getting to know other adults – coworkers, new friends, significant others – I learned that other people are different than me. Groundbreaking. Each of us had a different upbringing. Different states, cities, or parts of town, different … Continue reading

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Have Your Cake, And Eat It Too!

When losing weight, getting into a healthy lifestyle, or while trying to break a plateau, your typical “go to” may be a restrictive diet with no wiggle room and lots of exercise. However, that’s unsustainable and makes you more prone … Continue reading

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