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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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#MotivationalMondays- Bikini Body Blast

It’s March 24, which means while the forecast doesn’t indicate it’s actually spring, the calendar does. And after spring comes the most wonderful time of the year…SUMMER. It’s about this time (or sooner) when all those New Year’s Resolutioners slack … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Protein Supplements Review

You know as much as I know that we all need protein. It’s essential for muscle building, proper energy and picking things up in the gym and putting them down. Protein is readily available for your body to convert to … 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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Pasta Fazool Soup

“…When you’re here, you’re family…” Barf. Gag. I’ll pass on the “authentic” italian food. I know there’s a ton of you out there who favor the endless soup, salad and breadsticks at Olive Garden, but I’m sorry, I do not. … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Vegan Cuts Review

Here a V, there a V, everywhere a V-V… We’ve all seen them. The “V”‘s on your produce, canned goods and boxed foods. No, they aren’t a secretive stamp of feminism but actually a guide for vegetarians and vegans. Any … Continue reading

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