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Group Ex Woes: Bullying the Newbie

In all my years of endorphin filled exercise, I never realized how much of a utopic cloud I was living in. That was until…I changed gyms. Being an avid group ex-er, I grew accustomed to seeing the same faces and … Continue reading

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Beat the Bulk: Add more cardio

There’s a new age wave of grunts and ferocious weight slams in the gym. They aren’t emanating from your typical sweaty, muscular guy. These sounds of hard and desired results are coming from a group of women (growing exponentially as … Continue reading

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Five Signs Your Workout Isn’t Working Out

As much as I would not like to admit it, I’m a fitness-endorphin filled fiend. If I don’t squeeze in a sweaty, sore, killer (insert any other badass word here) workout in per day, anxiety sets in. My mind is … Continue reading

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Dear Diary: I wrote all my food down, now what?

Food journaling. It’s a pretty popular and completely effective way to manage your nutritional goals. I’m not a huge believer in planning. I have mentioned that before. I take a dash of this a dab of that and voila create … Continue reading

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Does Cardio Kickboxing Really Burn More Calories?

“500 Calories per hour…Burn off your Big Macs!” and whatever other kinds of ploys they can acquire to pull the false workout veil over our eyes… You’ve probably guessed I’m talking about a popular group exercise class…cardio kickboxing. Tae Bo … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Staying Committed To Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s at about this time every year we tend to doubt ourselves or lose interest in the goal we had been pursuing for the new year. The key to reaching a goal is commitment, which doesn’t come easy if it’s … Continue reading

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Just Because It’s Organic Doesn’t Mean It’s Healthy

We have all seen the organic labels before: CCOC certified or USDA organic or even simply the words organic.   “Going organic” seems to be one of the latest healthy eating trends, but are people misinterpreting its meaning? Before I … Continue reading

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Combat The Flu Without Compromising Your Pocketbook

January is a time to renew your resolutions, wear 17 layers of clothes just to walk to the laundry room and generally walk around permanently sick due to skyrocketing flu rates. All of that frigid weather forcing everyone indoors isn’t … Continue reading

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Seven Hiking Essentials

While we are merely on the cusp of old man winter’s wrath, it’s important to make these last few chilly but tolerable fall days worthwhile. It’s best to remain active during the colder months through activity that doesn’t exert a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: DIY- Green Smoothies

If you’re anything like me, (a green clean eating monster machine) you begin or end each day with some kind of greens. Depending on which season it is, I’ll either juice, cook or blend my greens. Being that we are … Continue reading

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