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Trop 50 True Resolution For The New Year (Sponsored)

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My resolution this year is a pretty common one-lose weight and gain fitness. The fitness part isn’t too hard for me. The motivation behind it is that I began training this week for the Bayshore Marathon in May in Traverse City Michigan. So I am kicking off the new year with quite a fitness goal. […]

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Great New Year’s Resolutions (And How You’ll Break Them)

The beginning of a new year promises many things and prompts many of us to change our habits. Or does it? I’m sure many have been through enough New Years Days to know that once you’re back with your nose to grindstone a couple of days later, things don’t really feel that different. Here is […]

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Combating the Christmas Calories

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A traditional diet outage, the festive season is notoriously linked with good food, sweet treats and dining out. Families gather to swap stories over hot plates, and present hunters roam Christmas markets teaming with mulled wine and imported German sausage. Even coffee shops add calories to their drinks, with extra helpings of whipped cream and […]

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Keeping the Weight Off During the Holidays

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One of the best things about the holiday season is the food. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the worst. It’s a time when we pack on the pounds while our clothing seemingly gets tighter. After a steady stream of family meals filled with scrumptious food, it might seem impossible not to gain weight. […]

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The Zumba Experience – a Workout and Party in One

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Dance classes as exercise is not a new phenomenon, with salsa, tango and even pole fitness keeping people fit and healthy (whilst still having fun) available at many health clubs and gyms. The newest class to take over as the exercise of choice is Zumba, a dance and aerobic exercise which brings in elements from […]

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Winter Fitness Tips

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The nights are drawing in, it’s cold, wet and rainy, and the last thing you feel like doing when you get home from work is putting on your trainers and going for a run, but don’t despair! There are still plenty of ways to keep fit and healthy throughout the coldest season and burn off […]

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Amazing Superfoods for Beautiful Skin

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Whoever said that beauty comes from within was spot on. Scientific lotions and potions may be great, but superfoods can give you the glowing, beautiful skin you have always wanted. The best part is that it is all natural. You don’t have to worry that the cream that will tighten your arms will dry out […]

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Guest Post: 5 Ways To Reconnect With Your Body & Soul

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Around my thirtieth birthday, I became very ill. My energy and wellbeing took a very sharp downward turn. It was as if my immune system simply gave up, raised its hands and surrendered to any and all sickness that came my way. The months to follow were unrelenting with illness after illness. As a result […]

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Why You Should Be Dancing Every Day

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One of the reasons often cited as being a major cause of the ongoing obesity crisis is the inactivity that so many people are guilt of. In the last 50 years cost saving devices have created a very sedentary society. It is not common for entire families to be very overweight or obese. Many people […]

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Fitness Friday: How To Start Running

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Running is one of the best ways to get fit and lose weight. You can burn over 100 calories in ten minutes of running, all while also toning and strengthening multiple muscles. However, many also find it difficult to get started. Time and again, I hear people say “I can’t run” or “I get too […]