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Chocolate vs. Exercise?

It’s Valentine’s Day. Sure it might be tempting to go the expected route for this couple’s holiday and eat an entire box of chocolates, splurge on a romantic dinner or skip a workout in favor of a movie. A date night doesn’t have to derail your diet. You can keep your love life and our fitness on […]

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New type of “drinking” games for the arm chair athlete’s Superbowl experience

When I was in college, the Superbowl was a great opportunity to be creative at making up drinking games. For example, every time your team made a first down, you chugged a beer. Now that I’m a little older (and hopefully a little wiser), I thought it could be fun to create a Superbowl game […]

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Kudos Lance Armstrong for finally having the ball to come clean

I loved playing the ice breaker “Two Truths and A Lie” with friends and coworkers. The game is played by having each person from the group introduce him or herself by stating truths about their life and one lie. So here’s a possible example of what Lance Armstrong could try to use for his three […]

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Data Dump! Lots of new info for busy people

High Heals Cause Shorter Calves “Oh how beautiful your legs look in high heals”, says your friends and spouse.  Our corporate and social fashion trends have put high heals on many women.  However, as great as you may look, is your body paying the consequences?  Click on the link above to read more about the […]

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Oy! Last Minute Shopping…

With the Christmas holiday right around the corner, many of you are following my lead of last minute planning (wait, isn’t the definition of planning to do something ahead of time?). Well don’t fret my winter worrier, I have a great idea that will please the receiver or possibly offend them!!! Here is a list […]

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What motivates me to wake up in the morning?

I love reading other people’s blogs!  So many different ideas and opinions.  I stay away from the religious and political stuff – too much controversy.  I came across a blog that asked the question about motivation, and what motivates you.  Cool responses – to be alive, to be on the softball mound, opportunities, etc.  Here’s […]

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Obesity and Mental Decline – Another Reason to Fight the Fat

Researchers in Britain have found yet another reason to be concerned about our growing obesity problem. In their research of over 6000 people, they found that obesity may have a more rapid decline in cognitive skills and memory. This study spanned over ten years which during that time, participants were tested 3 times. These tests included cognitive […]

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