• Double Alaskan rainbow

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    4 Ways to Burn Calories Without Exercising

    Wait, what? Is that even possible? I mean, of course it’s possible, but is this amount of calorie burn sufficient enough to see progress like you would with a dedicated exercise program?     No, of course not. But so what? All movement is good movement, remember? And these calorie-burning activities are designed to be […]

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    Make Up Your Mindset – Move Over, Willpower

    No doubt, one of the biggest obstacles to improving your fitness is finding the willpower to do it. If you’re like most people who struggle to begin, your thinking goes something like this: I’m ready! I’ll start Monday! (Monday comes and you’re too busy.) I’m ready! I’m really ready this time! (Monday comes and you […]

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  • Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

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    Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

    Me: What are your goals? Client: I’d like to lose weight.   Ding Ding! That’s the #1 answer!   There’s nothing wrong with that answer, and losing weight is often the catalyst to begin an exercise program. But I would rather my clients see exercise as an everyday component of a healthy lifestyle than a […]

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  • 10 tips to working out in a hotel gym

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    10 tips to working out in a hotel gym

    It’s easy, while traveling, to lose sight of your fitness goals. Luckily, most hotels have gyms and pools for their guests. This can help you with both moving (all that time in a car or airplane is not good for your body) and maintaining your fitness goals. But when faced with a new (and different) […]

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  • Make Up Your Mindset: Find Your Fitness

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    Make Up Your Mindset: Find Your Fitness

    You’re ready to exercise. You look around to see what everyone else is up to. But yikes… High-intensity interval training is all the rage? What the hell is that? Hot yoga? I break out in a sweat just thinking about it. Crossfit? Um, you’re joking, right? Leaping headlong into a running regimen or Crossfit program […]

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  • Top Benefits of Walking

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    Top Benefits of Walking

    If you’re looking for the secret to losing weight, and keeping it off, The National Weight Control Registry has some answers for you. They have over 10,000 registered members who have lost between 30 and 300 pounds, and kept it off for an average of 5.5 years. What is the secret to their success? Several […]

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    Ready, Set, MOVE

    Ready, Set, MOVE   You’re ready to add more movement to your days. Excellent! Let’s dig into some specifics.                             What: Walking   When: As often as possible and aiming for an ultimate goal of 10,000 steps per day   Why: THIS […]

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  • Walk the Walk - 6 Things to Do Before Taking a Walk

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    6 Things to Do Before Taking a Walk

    So you’re ready to walk! We all know walking is good for our health, mental well-being, and so much more – strengthening friendships if you walk with someone, getting outside, moving your body, and disconnecting from all that technology that overruns our lives. But before you start, there are 6 things you should do first, […]

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  • Best Walking Shoes

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    One of the Benefits of Walking

    For years physicians have been telling their patients at risk for diabetes to walk every day.  A new study confirms the benefits of walking, and its’ role in preventing diabetes. New research supports what the heath care industry has been saying for years…for people who are considered high risk for getting diabetes increased daily activity […]

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  • Elizabeth Kelsey - WFC2

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    Joining the Walk Fit Challenge

    After hearing how my friend Ed lost so much weight while simply walking and being more active, I decided to join him. There are a number of reasons why, the first being that as a writer and homeschooling mom, I am at home a lot and quite inactive. When I was pregnant with my daughter, […]

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Double Alaskan rainbow

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4 Ways to Burn Calories Without Exercising

Wait, what? Is that even possible? I mean, of course it’s possible, but is this amount of calorie burn sufficient enough to see progress like you would with a dedicated exercise program?     No, of course not. But so what? All movement is good movement, remember? And these calorie-burning activities are designed to be […]

willpower

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Make Up Your Mindset – Move Over, Willpower

No doubt, one of the biggest obstacles to improving your fitness is finding the willpower to do it. If you’re like most people who struggle to begin, your thinking goes something like this: I’m ready! I’ll start Monday! (Monday comes and you’re too busy.) I’m ready! I’m really ready this time! (Monday comes and you […]

Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

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Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

Me: What are your goals? Client: I’d like to lose weight.   Ding Ding! That’s the #1 answer!   There’s nothing wrong with that answer, and losing weight is often the catalyst to begin an exercise program. But I would rather my clients see exercise as an everyday component of a healthy lifestyle than a […]

Double Alaskan rainbow

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4 Ways to Burn Calories Without Exercising

Posted by on December 5, 2014

Wait, what? Is that even possible? I mean, of course it’s possible, but is this amount of calorie burn sufficient enough to see progress like you would with a dedicated exercise program?     No, of course not. But so what? All movement is good movement, remember? And these calorie-burning activities are designed to be […]

willpower

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Make Up Your Mindset – Move Over, Willpower

Posted by on December 1, 2014

No doubt, one of the biggest obstacles to improving your fitness is finding the willpower to do it. If you’re like most people who struggle to begin, your thinking goes something like this: I’m ready! I’ll start Monday! (Monday comes and you’re too busy.) I’m ready! I’m really ready this time! (Monday comes and you […]

Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

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Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

Posted by on November 20, 2014

Me: What are your goals? Client: I’d like to lose weight.   Ding Ding! That’s the #1 answer!   There’s nothing wrong with that answer, and losing weight is often the catalyst to begin an exercise program. But I would rather my clients see exercise as an everyday component of a healthy lifestyle than a […]