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    How to Train for Your Favourite Summer Sport

    The summer weather has arrived – yeah! Since sunshine makes everything seem more manageable – including being active – now is the perfect time to participate in your favorite sport and / or try something NEW! Summer is the perfect...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Eight Fitness Hacks

    “Hacks” are basically innovative ways to motivate or trick yourself into exercising — a fun way of reframing the classic concept of “exercise motivation.” We all need motivation to exercise. I love moving and I still often...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • 7 Healthy Holiday Tips!

    It is probably unrealistic to think you will lose weight in December, but you don’t have to gain weight. There is nothing worse than starting the New Year feeling like you have completely lost your health mojo....

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • 5 Steps to Get You Off of the Sofa

    We all know the benefits of working out and eating well, but when it comes to our health, knowing and doing — especially doing over the long­term — are two very different things! Sure, most of us...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Posture 101

    Almost everyone I know (including myself) needs to work on their posture; we all sit way too much, and it is almost impossible to sit for long periods without becoming slightly rounded forward. I don't even have...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Don’t Fall Into The Trap of Eating “Unhealthy Healthy”

    Trying to lose weight or adopt a healthier lifestyle? Do you feel you are working really hard, but that you just can’t reach your goals? You may be inadvertently sabotaging your efforts by making what I call...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • How to Safely do a Cleanse

    Last year I tried a fairly lengthy (and pricey) "cleanse." Why? Partly for research, and partly because I was seeking a sense of control. Thinking rationally, I know that the feeling of control that a cleanse offers...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Reaching Fitness Goals

    Stay injury free and motivated this summer. Make exercise a habit and train for life! Remember that setbacks will happen, so be prepared and don't let them derail your progress. Don't aim for perfection, instead aim to...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 5 Things I Wish My Younger Self Had Known about Fitness and Life

    I'm "only" 31, so it may be premature to already have a list to tell my younger self. But, I have been a trainer for almost 12 years, and working out seriously for 16, so I feel...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • K’s 8 Tips for Weight Loss Success

    Losing weight and adopting a healthier lifestyle takes such continuous mindfulness and dedication that it just plain sucks to work so hard, to give it your "all" and still not reach your goal. Believe me, I get...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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