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4 Exercise Tips for the Working Mom

With the pressures of daily life, sometimes working out regularly can become difficult for a working mom. The excessive stress at the office, coupled with the stress of taking care of their family, sometimes makes it impossible to stick to a weight loss plan. That said, don’t let stress become an excuse for avoiding exercises altogether! Every one of us has only 24 hours allotted in a day, so if you can fit in all of your daily activities within that[…]

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The Dirty “30” Workout!

This is an article I wrote a few days before my 30th birthday in 2013: So as I write this I am looking out the window at another April rain shower to start our day. In 3 days (April 7th for you gift givers) I will be celebrating my 30th birthday! While most people tend to shy away from their age and weight numbers, this is a number that I am proud of. As I always say, there is no[…]

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I’m too old to workout!

Fitness comes in all shapes, sizes, strengths and weakness. I often get the question “how young is too young for my kid to start working out?” …or even more often I hear the statement “I’m too old to work out with you!” The answer to the first question and the previous statement is, if you want to improve your current state of health, endurance, strength or energy…every age should work out! Let me tell you about two clients that have really stood[…]

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Are Headaches Affecting Your Workouts?

Headaches are the number one condition that affects more people than any other and is the primary reason for over the counter drug sales in our country.  It is amazing that “a tiny little pill” can relieve or even take away a headache. An occasional headache conquered by an occasional “little pill” is no doubt a success story.  However, if you need to take 5 or 6 a week, let alone 5 or 6 a day, then this is an[…]

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