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I’m sure you’ve heard the nutrition recommendation to “eat more fiber.” I’ve always obliged under the assumption that fiber “makes you regular.” After all, who wants to live a constipated life? As I mentioned in my post about my family’s no-sugar experiment, I’m reading a wonderful book called Fat Chance by Robert Lustig, M.D., about...
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Ever fear that what you’re doing, eating or even thinking will make you fat? Fear not!  Today I’m going to repudiate the myths about weight gain I most frequently hear or see. In my humble opinion, you won’t get fat if (Fill In the Blank). 1. I don’t do a cardio workout every day. As...
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This is the final post in a series on stepping into a healthier fall. Turning life upside down may result in short-term and short-lived gains. However, baby steps may be just what you need to kick-start a healthier, happier lifestyle. “Pumping it up” is a great way to get started. Remember Hanz and Franz? They...
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Later this week, I’ll be speaking to a group of ladies in lovely Bozeman, Montana, as part of Montana State’s College of Business Women’s Circle of Excellence. I’ll be sharing my words of wisdom on how to achieve work/life balance in today’s harried pace. Given that during the past two months I have bought a...
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Though the parking lot at the gym is not bulging at the seams as it was in early January, your waistline appears to be compensating. Your kitchen is not getting the workout you’d hoped it would. And worse yet, the scales are tipping in the wrong direction as stir up more excuses to skip exercise...
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This is the first, in a 4-part series, on how to put your favorite recipes on a diet, making them healthier and just as delicious in the process! I’m about to head East in a few weeks to visit my mom in lovely Wilmington, North Carolina. I’m sure, upon a return to “God’s country,” as...
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Amy Williamson started running to lose weight, and has since adopted a healthy lifestyle that has inspired her whole family. She just completed the Austin Marathon, after getting physically sick on the course more than once. She proves that “mind over body,” or tummy, in her case, is what it really takes to cross the...
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A mother of two, Jen Green recently completed her first marathon – the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. She has a riveting series of posts to describe her entire race experience on her blog, Setting you Free. Read more about Jen’s true inspirations in going the 26 mile distance. What inspired you to run a marathon? I was...
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Today’s interview is with Tricia Minnick, a 27-year old runner, mother and author of Endurance Isn’t Only Physical. In her quest to run her first marathon this Sunday in San Antonio, she has lost 150 pounds and started living a healthy life. Her experience – from start to finish – will be featured in my...
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Teri Masters is a 37-year old mom of 3 living in Truro NS Canada. Her marathon experience taught her that she could push herself further than she ever thought, making “friends” with those aches and pains that accompany 26 miles. She fought torrential rains and winds to finish the Prince Edward Island Marathon in October....
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