Health and Fitness
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Always Late?

Dashing out the door, just getting there in time, stuck in traffic, running to your next meeting, fashionably late, working until midnight to meet your deadline, missing your flight, frantic, busy, always on the go… Does ...

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Free Week of Yoga for National Yoga Month

In life, there’s always a reason to celebrate – and in September, it’s National Yoga Month, a national observance designated by the Department of Health & Human Services to inspire a healthy lifestyle and educate us...

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How to Avoid Shin Splints

The weather is gorgeous. You love running or walking outdoors, taking in the sun while working up a sweat. Suddenly, one day, the fronts of your lower legs are so painful that you can’t even take a normal stride, let alon...


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Shame Generators

I’m kind of obsessed with talking about shame, vulnerability and connection.  Brene Brown, the author/researcher/speaker about shame and I must be kindred spirits or coworkers in another life.  In a consultation group I rec...

Glass of Water

WATER. It’s Underrated.

Part of my job as a fitness professional happens outside of the gym.  I aim to practice the healthy habits I preach and to do so I lead an active lifestyle and spread the word about wellness via various blogs and social media....

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Set Higher Standards for Yourself

It sounds like I’m telling you to mop your floors more often, or always read the Wall Street Journal cover to cover, or never be seen in public in yoga pants. Actually, it’s kind of the opposite. What if you were t...


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Can You ‘Almost’ Have an Eating Disorder?

I remember myself as a pudgy child – not grossly overweight, but just sort of roly-poly. I started my ‘diet’ in 6th grade, so that puts me at 11ish. Months later I  spent my 13th birthday in the hospital after securing ...

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The Best Exercise for Your Legs

The squat You’ve heard the word. You’ve seen people at the gym (mostly men), loading a heavy bar on their shoulders and grunting as they do various versions of the exercise. And you’ve read that squats are a g...

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The #1 Thing That Holds You Back

You know there’s something holding you back, but no matter how hard you try you can’t figure it out. This block looms over you, crushing your motivation, or sits immovable blocking the only viable path you see to success. Y...


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Gimme A Break…No, Really. I Need A Break.

This last week, my computer wasn’t operating at work the way it needed to. Software was randomly uninstalled, I had no access to my database, browser windows were closing without reason, and commands were taking at least ...