Yes, You Can: 10 Ways to Build Inner Strength

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“Boom-boom! Pow! Can you feel that? Boom-boom! Pow!” There are days when these lyrics remind me more of the overwhelming stress that can hit us from all sides like bombs exploding once-stable air. Like when you find out you have lost your job with no option in sight “Boom!” your spouse leaves because that he/she […]

The Amazing Powers Of Just One Extra Hour Of Sleep

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The end of Daylight Saving Time is one of our favorite excuses to sleep for an extra hour — a decadent, once-a-year, Sunday morning treat. Losing an hour when we “spring forward” in March does a number on the sleep-deprived: Car accidents and heart attacks spike, productivity plummets, and many people can’t get back to […]

5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know

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Women, let’s face it. We’re fed so much BS regarding our health and fitness, and especially what our health and fitness is supposed to be. According to most women’s fitness magazines (and sadly many “coaches” and personal trainers), the epitome of women’s fitness is remaining purposely weak and frail (yes, it’s a choice, not an […]

Women: Why Lift Weights?

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Lifting weights equals lean for a healthy long life. Unless you are eating copious amounts of protein, taking weight gain formula and excessive supplements, or overloading your muscles to exhaustion, you do not need to worry about becoming “bulky” from lifting weights. If you stick to moderate weight and higher repetitions, you will achieve lean, […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Women And Weights – Start Lifting NOW!

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Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.  ~Carol Welch “I don’t want to bulk up!” How many times have you heard this? How many times have you said it? Full disclosure: I’ve uttered these words myself. Then I met someone who taught me the error of my […]

Creating a Healthier YOU: The Power of Separateness

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The kind of separateness we are discussing here does not mean indifference or isolation from others, and it does not mean avoiding intimate relationships either. The power of separateness comes in the form of a human connectedness that values the treasured spaces that exist between us and others. When we are not striving for this […]