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Your Workout: in Emoji

A new trend might exist when posting about your day. On social media everyone wants to tell you what they had for dinner, how their day went or even more important how their work out was. This can actually be even more fun when doing this update in all emoji icons. Read on to learn […]

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The Secret to Making the Most of Your Fitness Tracker

When it comes to making the most out of your fitness tracker there are some particular secrets that you can use. Make sure you do this knowing just what it means to be mindful, knowing how your brain can help you to lose weight. Fitness trackers don’t work for everyone. Trackers are a handy tool […]

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Meditation 101: Failure Is Actually Success

Everyone is aware of how physical exercise is good for our health. Meditation is exercise for your brain. Paradoxically it is both the easiest and the hardest exercise. We spend much of our time drifting in a fog while ruminating about things we did or want to do. Try to focus your mind on one […]

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The Ultimate Race Day Playlist

If you are into the running scene, listening to music can make your runs a little more enjoyable. The same goes for your race day. In getting ready for that big race day, it’s assured you have probably taken care of everything you needed to do to complete that big race, but the right playlist […]

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Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon Recap: Wine at the Finish Line Helps

The Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon is like any other half marathon with one major exception. When the race is over the wine festival begins. Read on to see one woman’s journey through the course and the fun she had after. The race may have taken its toll, but the wine at the end more […]

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5 Common Mistakes When Doing a Pull-Up

Pull-ups. You hate them or you love them. Or you love to hate them. Either way it’s an exercise that many people do, but the majority of people are doing them wrong. Yes, most of those people you see in the gym doing pull-ups are doing them wrong. Done properly, pull-ups can help build up […]

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How a 330 lb High School Dropout Lost 140 lbs and Turned His Life Around

Joe turned his life around. He started off as a 330 lb unemployed, depressed, lonely, freeloading high school dropout with poor eating and lifestyle habits. Joe dwelled in this life for years. John Huston’s boxing movie called “Fat City” inspired him to go on a walk, and that began his ascent towards a healthy life. […]

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THE BENEFITS OF SKIPPING!

When was the last time you skipped rope? Well, for most of us it has been more than a little while. Skipathon is a world wide event asking for individuals to skip rope in order to raise money for low income communities around the world for sporting equipment. This charity will hope thousands children experience […]

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Why You Should Drink Coffee Before Working Out

Get Buzzed Dreading the gym? Have a cup (or two) of coffee before you go. A 2014 study in the Journal of Applied Physiology found that when participants consumed caffeine 90 minutes before and 30 minutes after riding a stationary bike, they found their workout more enjoyable and a little easier than when they did […]

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From chunk to hunk — obese dog loses half his body weight

(CNN)Humans aren’t the only ones who can have successful weight loss stories.   Eight months ago, a 7-year-old obese dachshund appropriately named “Fat Vincent” tipped the scales at 38 pounds. He was very unhealthy and depressed. He had just been surrendered over to a county animal shelter after his owner had died.   He could […]

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How to Reduce Your Sugar Cookie This time of year, it’s practically impossible to resist every sweet temptation. My personal weakness is sugar cookies. They practically grab me and force my lips around them. What’s more, it’s the holidays! I think I deserve a cookie or two (just not a cookie or 20). That said, […]

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How to Make an Aerobics Wish List on a Budget

Five Low Cost Aerobic Options that are Stylin’ I can’t wait for the holidays because this is the time of year my aerobics gear starts to show its age. My shoes decide to give up all pretense of shock protection, my no-shows start to show dirt and my sport bras decide they’re tired from all that heavy work […]

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Don’t Want To Get Old And Feeble?

Don’t Get Feeble… I have noticed that when observing someone who appears to be feeble that the first tell tale sign is an unsure shuffling walk. Also too, it would seem an overall look of dismay as if to say: “It’s possible I may fall over at any moment!” Given what we can all see with […]

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Want To Be Amazing And Quick In The Gym?

Quantity Doesn’t Necessarily Add-Up We often convince ourselves that the pain of a long endured workout session could be the only possible measure of dedication. Dedication isn’t a metric of endurance. Dedication is the long term understanding of education. Education includes all the nuances a person applies over time with thoughtful, engaged, and measured progress. […]

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Asthma Sufferers Use Aerobics To Take Control

Study Indicates Possible Reduction Of Symptoms Through Aerobic Conditioning There was a time when I suffered from lower back pain and the idea of doing exercise that would invoke that specific area of my body seemed to be completely counter intuitive. Back then I dead a good bit of weight lifting, One exercise that is […]

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Today’s Steps Lead To Tomorrow’s Good Health

It’s Not That Complicated… What can you do in the privacy of your own home with a boombox and your favorite music? Step! What can you do to help you feel better everyday and turn health into a habit? Step! I can honestly say that I never finished a workout of any kind and said, […]

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This One Simple Change Was Her Cornerstone To Weight Loss.

The Magical Healing Power Of Water! Denial is the worst. Ever watch those reality shows where the owner of a restaurant his convinced his restaurant is empty because the customers don’t understand what good food is? Sometimes we have these little cornerstone habits that over time become more and more problematic untill we finally wake-up […]

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Build Your Cardio Plan With These Eleven Tips

Sometimes It Makes Sense To Go Back to Basics If you’re like me you find that from time-to-time it makes sense to dial things back a little bit and that can be as simple as returning to some of the basics that brought you to the dance in the first place. Isn’t life complicated enough? […]

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