Health and Fitness
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You’re Not Finished Yet: Life Change Is A Long-Distance Run

  Humans are excellent at being cognizant of their shortcomings. Women know this skill well. We are always too tall or too short, too open or too guarded, too aggressive or too passive, too much of a brick wall or too much...

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“She Has Amazing Arms!” The Truth about Muscle Envy

Recently, while approaching the checkout at Whole Foods, I said hello to the cashier and was greeted with, She has amazing arms! Referring to the woman who checked out in front of me, the cashier’s eyes were wide and her ...

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Guard Yourself Against The Season of Illness!

It happened late Monday night: after working late and watching football, I came home and breathed in, feeling like my lungs were on fire. Thinking that maybe it was the secondhand smoke I’d inhaled around me all night, I ...


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HARDCore: Simple Moves to Strengthen Your Midline.

I recently read that September is the second most-popular time of the year to set a fitness or weight loss goal.  (The first being January with New Year’s resolutions.)  Summer is winding down and bikini season may be d...

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Crossfit Demystified

These days, you can’t swing a pair of LuluLemon pants without hitting someone who is on the Crossfit bandwagon. Crossfit received some extra attention this week when photos of an eight-months-pregnant Crossfitter went vir...

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How to Stay Fit While Traveling for Business

  Traveling for business and partaking in business meals are always great in theory, as it gets you out of the normal routine at the office while meeting and networking with colleagues and clients in new cities. However, i...


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What My Dog (and Mara Glatzel) Taught Me About Self-Care

My online-girl-coach-crush, Mara Glatzel, writes about self-care, self-love, and self everything. I’ve talked about her a few times in my posts and you can find her site here. She posted something a while back on Facebook ab...

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How to Choose a Gym

It’s fall. Time for school to start. Time to reset your body’s clock. And for those of you in a region that enjoys seasonal change, it’s time to move your workouts indoors. How do you choose the right indoor w...

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I Am So Much More Than A Number

The newest Special K advertising campaign dubbed ‘You are so much more than a number’ leaves me feeling uneasy. If you’ve not seen it, the sixty-second spot begins with what appears to be a grand opening of women’s clot...


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Taking Risks is Still Hard and Still Worth It

I sell vulnerability for a living. I spend much of time trying to convince people that vulnerability and risk-taking is worth your time and investment (because it is) and that you can do the work of whatever shows up in front o...