5 Quick Fit -Tips to Fabulous

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“Keep up and you will be kept up!” Not everyone has time to hit the gym 4 days a week, ride their bike to work or enjoy a personal trainer at home. Power to the fortunate few, keep it up! The rest of you are not alone! According to recent statistics, the vast majority of […]

4 Ways Mindfulness Will Boost Your Results at the Gym

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It’s 7:30am on a Tuesday morning. You’re at the gym: ear buds in, music pumped, and treadmill cranked. You’re trying to focus on reading the closed captioning on the TV screen in front of you, so you don’t have to think about how much longer you need to spend running. Next, to help you get […]

The Almighty Squat: Do It Right For Quick Results!

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“Squat Till You Drop. Are You Women Enough?”  This is the headliner in a recent fitness journal article about the importance of squatting; and doing it properly. “If you can’t squat, then you’re not strong! That’s the consensus of most power athletes, strength coaches and fitness experts.”~ Thomas Fahey ED.D I’m quite sure that I’m […]

Functional Strength Training For Everyday Mid-Lifers – Like Me!

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With the endless, often confusing and overwhelming  information on the internet about weight lifting, strength training, functional fitness, power versus strength, etc., how do we know what’s what? Most importantly, what is best for me? You may ask yourself, as many of my clients and students do, what is the best way for me to […]

Monday Morning Moves For 10

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Here is a guaranteed great start to your day Get up! (count to 10) Stand up! (slowly count to 10) Reach Your Arms Up And STRETCH (count to 10) Hang Over Your Legs (like a rag doll & count to 10) Roll Back UP, REACH & STRETCH (count to 10) Repeat numbers 3, 4 & […]

Start Your Winter Detox Now With Early Spring Cleaning – Mind, Body & Home

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It’s mid-January and my boots have officially been shelved and flip flops are the only thing you’ll be seeing me wearing. If  ”Fit Flops” worn with socks aren’t your thing then I have several suggestions to help lighten your load. (Colorful stripes and bright patterned socks are the look for spring. Check out these fun new […]

The Best Strength Training for Women

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You may be missing out on the best body shaper exercises out there! Tired of sweating all over every piece of cardio equipment at the gym and still getting zero love from the scale? You need more iron. Not in your diet–in your hands. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, a mere 21 […]

How Much Do You Know About Your Workout?

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1. True or False: Exercise releases endorphins in the brain, altering moods. 2. True or False: Exercise enhances high-density lipoproteins (HDL) levels, which improves health. 3. True or False: Past exercise experiences have no effect on present experiences. 4. True or False: Exercise helps keep lost weight off. 5. True or False: Exercise plays a […]

May-ed For Fitness: The 9-5 Guide to Staying Active

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If you feel hopeless and helpless when it comes to exercise – don’t give up, ever!  Enjoy this guest post from Matt Madeiro of Make Every Day Count Have a great day!  Allison Let’s see if this rings any bells. When the clock hits 8, I sit. I plop back in my rolling chair, crack […]

May-ed For Physical Fitness – Building A Strong Future!

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Thank you for joining us in April for “Celebrate Your Strength”! We hope you enjoyed 30 wonderful days of inspiration and hope for an extraordinary future – one filled with love, joy, contentment and good health. For your convenience and continued enjoyment we have re-capped the daily posts into one so you can look back […]