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on Jul 13, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Most of us have an idea of how hard the World Cup players train throughout the year. As all professional athletes, they dedicate hours to become the best in their sport. We can learn a few things from their hard work. Consider these examples to reach your goals, too, for both training and weight loss. 


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on Jul 10, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Summer sun allows us longer days, healthy cookouts, and outdoor workouts - but not without a cost. All it takes is fifteen minutes in the sun, without sunscreen, to develop a burn that leaves you feeling miserable for days. What do you do when you have a bad case of sunburn? Soothe your skin the natural way. These foods can help with sunburn relief and prevention, too.


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on Jul 08, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


3D food printers have been in development for the past several decades. They may soon be upon us, available for use not only in the food service industry but, eventually, in our own homes. What exactly do they do, and what’s so great about them? You may be amazed when you learn more. 


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on Jun 29, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Packing a gym bag seems pretty simple (you’re going to the gym, not on a week-long vacation to a different country, right?). There’s nothing worse than getting to the gym and realizing you forgot something though. This guide helps you cover all the essentials and considerations. Happy packing!


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on Jun 26, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


What are the best ways to save money on your grocery bill? For most, coupons and sales top the list of money-saving methods, but when it comes to high-quality food items they aren’t always applicable. High quality food producers do want you to save money though - and offer simply ways for you to do so.


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on Jun 22, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Cardio isn’t the only physical activity that helps you get in shape, right? Weight training also forms the sleek, slender frame you’re looking for, and provides health benefits that cardio doesn’t. With those benefits come a few common myths. See how many of these you’ve heard, and which are fact and fiction.


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on Jun 19, 2014 02:34 AM in Tips & Updates


According to my yoga teacher said, “Whatever you practice, you get good at. If your habit is to compare, judge, and criticize yourself, then you’ll get better and better at it. You will strengthen your habit.”

What are you practicing? What are the messages you repeat to yourself over and over again? Are they helpful – or hurtful?

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on Jun 17, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Our minds are often plagued with regret and guilt when we perform an action we aren’t proud of. Why do we still do it, despite knowing that we’ll feel this way? Usually there are outside factors that play a role. The solution? Break the chain of events leading up to the action.


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on Jun 15, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


Now that the weather is warmer, you should be excited to get outside as often as possible. While you work on your tan and vitamin D levels, consider strengthening your body in the sun, too.


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on Jun 12, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


We all have those friends who we think can eat anything and still look good. How do they always look fit and healthy (even after you see them eating that slice of pizza, or a big piece of chocolate cake)?


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on Jun 10, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


While natural mosquito repellants reduce the chance of a bite from our pesky friends, once the weather gets warmer you’re still pretty much guaranteed a mosquito bite or two. Give your skin some relief with these soothing foods.


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on Jun 08, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


With the 2014 World Cup coming up, most people are getting excited about watching the world’s best soccer players duel it out on the field. Get in on the action by going through your own soccer drills. They’ll get your heart pumping plus help you burn some calories so that you can balance out those game snacks, too.


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on Jun 03, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


What is the right way to lose weight? Is there such a thing? Although these top 10 weight loss tips from our Success Stories apply to most, the truth is that different weight loss methods work for different people. Despite the variety, there are still a few “don’t” when it comes to trying to shed some pounds


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on Jun 01, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


You may have seen posts about fitness challenges floating around Facebook… the summer ab challenge, the 30-day squat challenge, the one week push-up challenge. Have you thought of joining one? If so, consider if

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on May 27, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates


What do you actually need in your kitchen? Forks, knives, spoons, plates, cups – besides these essentials, you might be looking into different appliances to help you save time and effort while cooking. Here are 3 pretty 

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