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The Superfood Experiment! The Goji Berry

I suppose we should talk a little about what Superfoods are… Superfoods are probably the most nutritionally potent foods on the planet according to David Wolfe. They include foods that have multiple properties that can boost the immune system, elevate serotonin, increase the libido, along with many other things including weight loss. How? First superfoods allow us […]

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The Superfood Experiment!

Week 1, Day 1 – Ok – so a friend of mine, Ryan Orrico, recommended the book Superfoods by David Wolfe – at first I didn’t think much about it until he started talking about this crazy energy he was getting. So, as a 47 year old menopausal woman, with hot flashes, night sweats, low energy, and HUGE […]

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What Motivates You?

So, what is this thing called Motivation? Well by definition, it’s simply the direction and intensity of a person’s effort. Listed below are some things that may motivate a person to get into shape and want to be healthy… • To lose weight • To prevent or deal with a current health issue • To […]

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Kick A$$ leg workout

Ok – if you’re reading this you want to see how my hubby handed me my butt on a platter today… So before he handed me my but, he hands me this little piece of paper that says Get Lean —- Leg Training Routine… looked harmless enough, so I thought, but trust me it was […]

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Interval Training – the high’s and low’s of it

My husband Mark help me put this together basically because I’d hit a plateau and couldn’t figure out how to push past it.. My diet had been pretty clean and I thought I was working out hard enough, but we figured out my cardio was the culprit… Cardio days should be intervals not steady state […]

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How does stress affect weight gain?

First of all, what is stress? Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand. There are many types of stress from physical to emotional. Survival Stress – also known as your “fight or flight” response. This is when you are afraid that something might physically hurt you. Your body’s naturally responds […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!!! Here we are January 3, 2010 and I’m happy to report I am still down 15 lbs and 23 inches from last January 1 2009! What an accomplishment! How did I do it? Consistency – Consistently working out each week and consistently eating 90% clean each week – remember if you are […]

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Goal Setting

Today I was inspired by Sheila Viers Video blog at livewell360.com – Thanks Sheila!! This is the time of year when we take a look back over the last few days and realize we may have over indulged a bit. We may have been a little less than diligent with our workouts. We may have […]

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$30 dollar treadmill workout!!

Take a minute and start your new years resolution today! This is a very simple and effective 30 min cardio / full body workout that can be done in about 8 square feet with one piece of equipment – the Valslide – this little gadget can reshape your whole body and I highly recommend it – […]

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Self Appreciation

So I thought I’d join Sheila Viers from livewell360.com, and Mary Bess and Anne from my RCR Forum on their 25 day count down to Christmas and Self-Appreciation – I got a late start, so I started on day 15. Day one and two were a breeze. I think most of us can come up with […]

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