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Beach Workout by Neila Ray

I came across this great set of workouts by Neila Rey, and it’s too perfect for the beginning of summer.   I plan on spending a lot of time at the beach this summer, so I need to keep this … Continue reading

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Can a Busy Mom Workout? Fitting It In

Can a Busy Mom Workout? I’ve been lagging a bit behind on posting this week for two reasons. First, I recently started a great new job at Camino Information Services, an IT Solutions company here in Houston, so I’m figuring … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Breaking Through a Weight Loss Plateau

Most people who have had to lose weight for whatever reason have experienced the dreaded weight loss plateau.  Things are moving along steadily, a few pounds down a month, habits are being formed, and then bam.  A wall.  The scale … Continue reading

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Lost at the Gym? Try One of 50+ Free Printable Workouts

When I first started venturing to the gym instead of workout DVDs or running, I was admittedly lost among all the weird looking contraptions and stacks of weight plates.  I was given two pieces of advice by one of the … Continue reading

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A Mile is a Mile – The Danger of Comparison

Almost from the moment we are born we are taught to compare ourselves against our peers.  Baby weights go onto a graph and parents compare percentiles and growth curves.  The silent competition continues our whole lives, and perhaps it is … Continue reading

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Health & Fitness News Roundup – March 2014

Here are some health and fitness articles that caught my eye recently: The 2014 Fittest and Fattest Cities in America: The List by Men’s Health  – Portland, Oregon ranks number one for fitness among the 50 most populous cities in America. … Continue reading

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IT Band Syndrome – Recovery Update

If you’ve never heard of IT Band Syndrome, it has nothing to do with information technology, a rock band, or any psychological disorders.  IT band syndrome, illiotibial band syndrome for long or ITBS for short, is a very common overuse injury … Continue reading

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Most and Least Obese States in America (Some of these surprised me!)

Gallup recently released their “State of the States” poll findings on obesity in America state by state.  Click HERE for the original article and to find where your state falls on the list. Here are the ten least and ten … Continue reading

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Encouraging Children to Have a Positive Body Image

It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and I wanted to take a moment to talk about the importance of encouraging children to have a positive body image.  This can be a difficult challenge when trying to make healthy lifestyle changes … Continue reading

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#MoveMoreBurnMore – Parts 2 and 3 of the 90 Day Workout Plan

I’ve been sharing the LA Fitness #MoveMoreBurnMore 90 Day Plan blog posts for workouts and nutrition.  In case you missed any, start here for the Part One Workout post and here for the Part One Nutrition post.  Today I am … Continue reading

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