Monthly Archives: May 2013

Think Fit – Be Active – Good Health and Happiness Will Follow!

How will YOU be active this weekend? And, remember… Your fitness goals go hand-in-hand with your dietary intake! Eat Well!  Be Active!  Be YOU!

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No More Rounded Shoulders – It’s Time to Improve Your Posture!

Upper Crossed Syndrome is characterized by rounding one’s shoulders and drawing his/her head forward, which creates increased cervical extension and scapular protraction and elevation (pulling apart and raising one’s shoulders).  With the rise in technology, this syndrome is becoming increasingly common … Continue reading

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To Kick Off Summer This Weekend, Get Out There and Be Active!

When you hit the beach this weekend… Lace up your tennis shoes and go for a run, dip in the ocean for a swim, toss around a volleyball or frisbee with your friends… Just Be Active! AND, don’t forget to apply sunscreen! 

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Eat Well – Moderation and Consistency are Key!

Eat Well!  Be Active!  Be Healthy!  Be YOU!

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A Bit of Inspiration to Help Get You through Difficult Times!

Pushing ourselves to leap over hurdles and overcome challenges will make us stronger, more resilient human beings! Be Tough! Be Brave!

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A Quick Work Out to Add to Your Weekend Routine!

Think You Don’t Have Any Time to Exercise this Weekend? Think Wrong!   Here is a quick, high intensity circuit to do in 10 minutes or less! 12 simple exercises and the only required tools are a chair, wall, and YOU! There are … Continue reading

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What are YOU doing for exercise?

Me… After a great work out! What are YOUR work out plans for this week? Cycling? Running? Hiking? Rowing? Swimming? Zumba? Weight-lifting? Yoga? Pilates? Try a new class… Perform a new exercise… Add weight… Increase cardio Go for it! Share your favorite exercises, success stories, and what … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Happy Living!

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Foods to Boost Your Metabolism and Burn Fat!

   I have consistently read in the literature about cinnamon and cayenne pepper’s effects on metabolism. So, here is more information about these two super foods: CINNAMON  Improves insulin resistance and stabilizes blood sugar levels, contributing to weight loss More efficient … Continue reading

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A Circuit Training Work Out to Try this Week!

Circuit train your way to a hot new bod! Circuit training, a type of cardiorespiratory training, improves fitness levels without spending long hours at the gym.  In addition, research has shown that circuit training increases post-exercise metabolic rates and strength … Continue reading

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