10 Days To Change Your Ways

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“Don’t compare yourself with someone else’s version of happy or thin. Accepting yourself burns the most calories.” Too often the focus with exercise is about beating one’s self up while burning off yesterdays delicious indulgence. When, simply allowing a yummy splurge for the pure joy of it and acknowledging exercise for all it’s important health […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paving a Path for Women: Christian Northrup, M.D.

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“We get to a point where we must put up or shut up,” says Christiane Northrup, author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and a national ground-breaking leader in the field of women’s health. “If we believe in empowerment and we believe in the law of abundance, the law of prosperity, if we believe thoughts create […]

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 […]

The Magic of Midlife – Body Balance for Women in their Prime!

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As women, we are pressured to keep our figures intact and the world around us supports our desire to be thin and svelte. At the same time, we are watching our bodies change – most of which is beyond our control. Midlife hormonal changes take precedent to our old ways of eating what we want […]

The New “Coregasm” Workout

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Ladies, you know the feeling. That slow, heavenly buildup of warmth and comfort that shortens your breath and explodes like a million tiny fireworks throughout your body, nearly paralyzing you with pleasure. Now, imagine that during your yoga or fitness class. A recent question from an anonymous reader goes something like this: Hi Allison. Recently, […]

What’s That You Said? No Time To Exercise? – Come On, Give It All! And, No Rules I Try To Live By

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Muhammad Ali once said: “I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count”. Do more and overcome your strength and abilities; give it all and you will be rewarded. Yogi Bhajan said: “Keep up and you will be kept up” I say: “When we […]

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 […]

No Excuses! Keep Yourself Healthy And Fit During The Holidays And Forever After

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Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes. - Goethe Excuses, excuses, and more excuses! (Not on my watch!) Making a commitment to stay focused on your health and fitness during the holiday season is the best way to avoid the extra five to ten pounds that many of us […]