What's your Excuse?

Everyone has at least one.  What is your favorite “go to” excuse?  Think long and hard about this one… I am willing to bet it has something to do with your lack of time.  Am I right?  Well, here are my thoughts on that…
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Advice for the Men in Your Life

As I peruse the internet, I rarely see articles that focus on weight loss or health information just for men. So, this article is dedicated to the men. (Don’t get me wrong, ladies. You should take note as well). Looking in the mirror, you…
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The Growing Problem

Let me throw out some percentages for you 16%, 17% and 24%, then 15%, 23% and 17%. You might be thinking BMI, or percentages of people exercising right? After all, this is a health and fitness blog! Unfortunately, this month this blog has to…
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Are You Hydrating Properly?

Just because it isn’t hot and muggy outside this time of year does not mean you should limit your intake of water and properly hydrate your body.  I have found that the older I get, the more important it is to ensure I am…
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Fitness and Health Myths Debunked

Standing around the water fountain at work or at your gym, perhaps in general conversation, you have probably heard someone mention facts about health and fitness that grab your attention. How about if you lift heavy weights, you will end up looking like a…
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