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Are You Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals?!

We are drawing January to a close and New Year’s Resolutions for eating healthier, losing 20 pounds and exercising regularly are slowing or have already come to a screeching halt for many.  Usually, next comes the personal-boxing session where you personally beat yourself up for not resisting those chicken wings at lunch, wondering why you can’t stick with a fitness plan or why the numbers on the scale are so stubborn? Continue reading

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Could Barre Class Be Your Fitness Solution?

I can speak from first-hand knowledge that Barre class is an effective way to shape your quads, gluteus and abs as well as being a calorie burner without aerobic activity! Continue reading

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Isn’t Motivation Enough To Be Successful In Fitness?

Having the motivation to participate regularly in exercise is a huge part of the success in your goals for fitness but there are other variables that MUST be present! Continue reading

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What Really Counts As Aerobic Fitness Activity?

We often discuss in the Paula’s Healthy Living community about moderation in life’s choices and how to create a healthier lifestyle while accepting ideas that may be considered ‘outside-the-box’!  So, what qualifies any activity we do as aerobic fitness versus just staying busy?

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Healthy Vacation Tips: How to Stay Fit on Vacation

Need some healthy vacation tips? Here’s another great guest blog post from Trisha DeHall of Cincinnati Fit Body Bootcamp.  She talks about the importance of enjoying your vacation but also not losing site of your fitness goals. Continue reading

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Exercise Your Way to Happy & Healthy

Working out in the morning is a great way to jump-start your day, get your blood flowing, and your energy boosting.  I exercise at home, while my children are sleeping, with DVDs.  I am dedicated because I love the way it makes me feel (energized, flexible and strong) and look.  I enjoy the loosening of stiffness from sleeping, and having personal time to start out my day.  Not everyone is a morning person though, so working out during your lunch break or evenings may be better for you.  Continue reading

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Age Is Nothing But a Number!

Are you too old for fitness? NO! There are measurable health benefits that come from a consistent exercise program at any age. Continue reading

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Get Motivated For A Healthy Start To 2013!

If meeting your weight goals, or fitting into your ‘skinny-jeans’ isn’t motivating you to exercise regularly, recognize the physiological reasons that are so important to your long-term health. Continue reading

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The Proper Way To Do Drop-Sets For Beautifully Sculpted Muscles

If you are looking muscle definition, do drop-sets. Drop-sets are a great technique to add to your exercise plan that consists of adding a fairly heavy weight (one you can do for 6-8 reps with good form, but they are quite a challenge to complete). Continue reading

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