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Running & Fitness
Do holidays make you tense, anxious or even depressed? Do short days, gray weather and an obsession over gift-giving accentuate your already-over-the-top grumpiness? Start undressing your stress this Thanksgiving by trying a few of these simple steps. Then rinse and repeat a few more times during the upcoming weeks. Get up and run. Or do...
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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 week, I was a guest on two radio shows and thought I’d provide the links. I appreciate the opportunity to share my thoughts on nutrition, fitness and health with both hosts. Thanks for having me! The first interview was with Johnny Tan, author of From My Mama’s Kitchen. He, like myself, believes that the...
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Today, I welcome guest blogger Luke Neely, my 8-yeard old who is constantly teaching me a thing or two about life. He is going to share with us his favorite ways to integrate exercise throughout his day. I don’t know what all the fuss is. All you grown-ups complain about having no time to exercise,...
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Is it time for you to renew your resolutions? In celebration of of the official launch of my second book, EAT IN NOT OUT: The Learn How to Cook Book Without the Recipes, I am hosting several contests! First of all, I’ll be giving away five FREE autographed copies of EAT IN NOT OUT, to help...
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I’ve recently begun a consulting engagement which requires business travel. As such, I’m reminded of the challenges in exercising and eating well when the comforts of home are miles away. Though it’s nearly impossible to replicate healthy, home-cooked meals, there are ways to curtail the amount of junk food one consumes on the road! Likewise,...
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Are you happy to hear the alarm ring in the morning? Do you jump out of the bed anxious for the day to begin? Walk around the house with a bounce to your step, even before that cup of coffee? Me neither. I am not an early riser by nature, despite the fact I’m not...
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Last week, I was working with a woman who admitted her challenges in getting back in the exercise saddle after having a baby. She admitted, “Ever since I had my little boy, I have had a really tough time exercising. I just can’t seem to get back in the swing of things.” I’m sure this...
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Today I’m interviewing Karen Evans, author of the inspiring and informative blog, Fitness: A Journey Not a Destination. Karen majored in Public Administration/Community Service, but at the age of 37, was inspired to start a career in the field of health and wellness. That is what led her to attend massage therapy school and become...
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