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7 Must Have Gifts for the Fitness Fanatic in Your Life

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3 mentions3 days ago
There is a ton of gear and gadgets for fitness and nutrition out there. Here are my 7 favorite items that I use all of the time. Any of them would make an incredible gift this holiday season for the fitness fanatic in your life. 1 Year Subscription ...

Vegan Creamy Parsnip Soup {Gluten-Free}

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4 mentions4 days ago
A super creamy and delightful parsnip soup with sweet potatoes, white wine and coconut milk. Both vegan and gluten-free. It is cold, it is winter time. It is soup overload time. Today I already had two bowls of soup. A sad first showing of miso soup from a ...

Garlic Sauce Chicken Recipe

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4 mentions4 days ago
Me, myself and I were the only people invited – makes sense since we are the only “3” that work here – and we got smashed. If it wasn’t Savory Sundays, I’d share the cocktail recipe that brought down da hauz! I also served some of those Feta ...

Paleo Thai Coconut Cabbage Soup

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7 mentions7 days ago
Last week I spoke about my love for coconut and cranberries in a soothing smoothie (for gut health). My husband (aka the kiwi) also happened to chat about rest/taking it easy. I guess you could say a little TLC is needed these days, and that is A-OKAY by ...

Prediabetes? Get yourself moving, but don’t jump immediately to drugs as an answer.

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3 mentions3 days ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than a third of adults, about 86 million Americans, have prediabetes — where blood sugar is elevated but not high enough to be diagnosed as Type 2 diabetes. The CDC and others say this is a serious concern,

One-Minute Holiday Stress Busters

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3 mentions5 days ago
Thrive Personal Fitness offers personalized exercise programs for all fitness levels in a semi-private personal training studio in Springfield, MO. Despite your best efforts to keep things simple it’s hard to avoid stress this time of year. Not only are you doing all the normal stuff that stresses ...

Greek Gigante Bean Stew (Gigante Plaki) with Sunny Side Up

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3 mentions4 days ago
Beans beans, the magical fruit, the more you eat, the more you.... oh, you know. I couldn't help it! Wheeeee. I love all beans and I would love this dish! What a wonderful bowl of comfort food! And that perfectly runny yolk on that egg looks so good ...

Sneak Peek: 25 New Running Shoes Coming Out In Spring/Summer 2015

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2 mentions6 days ago
The Running Event trade show Dec. 2-5 in Austin, Texas, gave running shoe manufacturers a chance to show of next year’s gear to retailers from around the world. We were there to get the download on shoes, apparel and new accessories coming out in 2015. Here’s a quick ...

You Might Be Surprised How Much a Hug Helps Fight Illness, Stress and Depression

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2 mentions4 days ago
Being hugged reduces the deleterious effects of stress on the body, according to new research which intentionally exposed people to a cold virus. Hugging acts as a form of social support and protects people from getting sick and even reduces their illness symptoms if they do get sick.

Skipping Meals is Common Among Young Children

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4 mentions4 days ago
Eating three square meals a day is the oldest nutrition advice in the book, and some of the most important for staying healthy. But new research shows that children are snacking instead of eating three meals a day on a regular basis, a habit that could be contributing ...

45 Life Lessons Written by a 90-Year-Old Woman

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3 mentions4 days ago
People often tell Regina Brett how great she looks for her age. Turns out, she is actually 54 years old — not 90. She wrote down these life lessons the night before her 45th birthday after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Over that past decade, these lessons have ...

That holiday cocktail could blow your diet

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3 mentions5 days ago
In this season of indulgence, most calorie watchers know the price of piling their buffet plates with too many goodies. They may not know the diet damage they can do with the cocktail, wine or beer glass Drinks lined up at a a tequila lounge. How many calories ...

Winter Running Guide: How to Run Faster by Spring

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2 mentions5 days ago
Now that all the big fall races are over and the weather is getting colder, most people are ready to pack away their sneakers and hibernate. While some consider the winter an off-season, it’s definitely not the time to slack off from training. “Many runners simply take the ...

10 Trainer Tips That Will Transform Your Body

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3 mentions1 week ago
By: Nicole Nichols,SparkPeople Blogger 11/12/2014 5:00 AM :9 comments:23,419 Views

How Exercise Changes Your Brain To Be Better At Basically Everything

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9 mentions6 days ago
Recent studies have revealed more complex and nuanced ways in which exercise activates and affects the brain. The brain is fundamentally a lazy piece of meat, according to neuroscientist Gregory Berns. But take the body attached to it on a brisk walk or jog and suddenly your meat-brain ...

Quick Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

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3 mentions5 days ago
We all need a little career advice from time to time. Muse U is your go-to source for all your career questions, career planning, and skill building needs. Get the help you need, when you need it. Join now for free access. Go We all have off days ...

10 Smart Gift Ideas For The Healthiest Cook On Your List

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3 mentions4 days ago
Chances are, the healthy eaters in your life are also avid cooks. After all, cooking for yourself is associated with a vast array of positive health outcomes, not the least of which is a longer life. And while most kitchen gear can accommodate good-for-you recipes, some gadgets can ...

Butternut and Arugula Salad

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6 mentions1 week ago
First of all, thanks for all the sweet well wishes over social media while I’m in the hospital! It means the world to me and helps so much to know that so many people are thinking positive thoughts for you! For those of you that don’t know, I’ve ...

Mindful Monday: 5 Simple Steps to Becoming More Patient - Kara Lydon

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3 mentions6 days ago
It’s hard to be patient in the technology driven world we live in where everything is at our fingertips with the click of a button. Read on for 5 simple steps to becoming more patient.I know. I know. I promised a breathing technique to de-stress today on Mindful ...

FDA Warns Against Using Caffeine Powder

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2 mentions4 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urged consumers to avoid using pure caffeine powder, a potent substance linked to the deaths of two young men. A teaspoon of caffeine powder is equivalent to 25 cups of coffee, the FDA said. It can be purchased online. Even small ...

Pan-seared Salmon with Asparagus #WeekdaySupper

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5 mentions1 week ago
Pan-seared salmon and roasted asparagus is served with a dollop of homemade dill sauce on top. It’s an elegant meal for any night of the week. Ingredients For the asparagus: 2 pounds fresh asparagus spears 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper For the salmon: ...

Scallops Provençal

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3 mentions1 week ago
Tender scallops, quickly sautéed and finished with a tomato, white wine and tarragon sauce make an easy main course. You can use either the small (bay) scallops or the larger (sea) scallops in this dish, and all shrimp or no shrimp. I like flexible dishes 100 years ago ...

endives with oranges and almonds

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3 mentions5 days ago
I had this for the first time two weekends ago, when I got to spring a surprise Miami Beach getaway on my husband as a belated birthday present. We had dinner the first night at José Andrés’ Bazaar, the kind of prolonged, indulgent meal that, I’m sure purely ...

5 Exercises For Improving Grip Strength - Blog

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3 mentions1 week ago
Athletes whose sport requires using a racket, stick, bat or other implement to move a ball through space know how important grip strength is. A strong grip not only prevents you from throwing your equipment (team mates don’t appreciate this), it allows you to efficiently transfer the power ...

Coconut Cranberry Protein Smoothie for Good Gut Health

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11 mentions2 weeks ago
I love the Holidays! I do, really! But I will be the first to admit, no matter how hard I try, I still have my moments of exhaustion and stress. It’s my own doing. And I’m learning to say NO more and slow down. My body is the ...

10 Steps Towards A Better, More Productive You In 2015

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3 mentions1 week ago
If you don’t have your dreams and goals mapped out, you’ll never achieve them. And while the act of writing them down doesn't guarantee that they’ll happen, it helps you to stay laser focused on the things that matter and prevents you from drifting from year-to-year hoping that ...

Eating Fruit Cuts Heart Disease Risk By 40%

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
A new study that looked at more than 451,680 participants over seven years asked the group to report their fruit consumption, whether it be never, monthly, 1-3 days per week, 4-6 days per week, or daily. The researchers found that compared to people who never eat fruit, those ...

Superfit In A Flash

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2 mentions1 week ago
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School Food Gratitude: a 2014 Retrospective

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2 mentions1 week ago
Those of you who regularly read my blog know I’ve been fighting mad all year, angry at lobbyists, pundits and politicians who’ve beensabotaging children’s health for political points and corporate interests. Butthroughout all the heated debates, it’s easy to lose sight of the heroes who –whether they are ...

Exercise Spotlight: Kettlebell Windmill

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Kettlebell Windmills are a beautiful expression of mobility, stability and strength. The windmill is an advanced exercise taught at the STRONGFIRST level II Kettlebell certification. Most often, we see spine torsion and a major emphasis on the forward bent knee bearing the load. What the windmill is not,

30 Workouts That Take 10 Minutes (Or Less)

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5 mentions1 week ago
Finding half an hour to get to the gym is hard enough, let alone the 60 minutes that you think justifies a trip. The upshot? With the right routine, you can change your body -- and burn a chunk of calories -- in 10 minutes. We've got 30 ...

Hazelnut, Apricot and Fig Granola {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

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5 mentions1 week ago
Home made from scratch hazelnut, fig and apricot granola is crunchy and perfect as a snack or for breakfast. The recipe is vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free too. So skip the store bought and make your own granola at home. I just spent the last five ...

Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

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1 mentions1 week ago
Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may extend the lives of some women ...

Slow Cooker 3 Bean Winter Chili

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Based on recent review of the top pages Boulder Locavore readers are visiting, I think everyone is drinking (a lot), making homemade beauty/bath products and liqueurs with some gluten-free cookies sprinkled in for good measure. Despite this you have to eat. Today’s post is intended to get some ...

12 Days of Christmas Kettlebell Workout

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9 mentions2 weeks ago
Balancing life, family and fitness - easy right? Not always! Get stories that inspire you to breathe deeply and make mindful choices by subscribing to my blog by email. Kettlebells are one of those tools that I wish that I worked out with and knew how to use ...

U.S. falls behind on exercise, gets fatter

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8 mentions2 weeks ago
"What people are not focusing enough on is that we are producing extraordinary number of people who are unnecessarily sick. They are pouring into the medical system. It's a total crisis," says Reed Tuckson. Dr. Reed Tuckson is an internist and former health commissioner for the District of ...

6 Steps To Intuitive, Mindful Eating

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2 mentions1 week ago
It can be challenging to lose weight and stay fit during the holiday season, as I'm sure you know. Not only are there lots of unhealthy food triggers, but you may also find yourself in situationsReadThe holidays represent a time of celebration and good cheer as we gather ...

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
I’m really loving the spaghetti squash – I get to have (sort of) pasta dishes that I love without having to cook two meals or have mon mari eat something he’d prefer not to. Not only is the spaghetti squash much, much lower in calories than pasta, it’s ...

Shrimp, Kale and Red Chard Stiry Fry

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
During the busy holiday season it’s easy to overlook a healthy meal.This Shrimp, Kale and Red Chard Stir Fry comes together in 15 minutes and helps balance out all those cookies you’ve been eating! If you’ve read this blog long enough or even if you know me in ...

5 ways to fight the winter holiday bulge

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4 mentions1 week ago
It’s that time of year again when everywhere we turn we’re offered creamy eggnog, savory charcuterie and sweet, melt-in-your mouth apple pie with whipped cream. Sounds amazing to some, but to others the onslaught of holiday cocktail parties, extended family visits and office holiday buffets creates anxieties about ...

Cherry Walnut Chicken Salad Recipe

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2 mentions1 week ago
Cherry Walnut Chicken Salad – Delicious chicken salad featuring a combination of dried cherries, walnuts and baby spinach tossed with a simple oil-and-vinegar dressing. Yesterday my 5-year old, Ana, came home from school in TEARS becaaaaaaaause…. she doesn’t have blonde hair and blue eyes. She’s FIVE! Ugh. Didn’t ...

potato, beet & ambrosia apple tian

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3 mentions1 week ago
apples may be one of the foods i’ve consumed most in my lifetime… i have my favorite varieties, but i was over the moon when the healthy aperture blogger network introduced me to ambrosia apples. if you are like me and you like your apples sweet, ever crunchy ...

Get Rid of Sugar, Not Salt, Say Authors

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2 mentions1 week ago
I cover cardiology news for CardioExchange, a social media website for cardiologists published by the New England Journal of Medicine. I was the editor of TheHeart.Org from its inception in 1999 until December 2008. Following the purchase of TheHeart.Org by WebMD in 2005, I became the editorial director ...

Coping With Email Stress

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1 mentions2 weeks ago
Are you overwhelmed by the amount of email you receive? Are you stressed by the thought of missing or not responding promptly to an important message? University of British Columbia researchers discovered that checking your email less often can help reduce psychological stress. In the study, some of ...

Apple Cider Mulling Mix

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1 mentions2 weeks ago
Kitchen Scientist. Locavore. Urban Homesteading Neophyte. Throwback Foodie. Tinkerer. Keeper of Cookies and other Deliciousness. Mom.As I mentioned just earlier to some of my buds, I’ve been busier than Hammy (the squirrel from Over the Hedge) on an energy drink. This may or may not have something to ...

If You Want to Follow Your Dreams, You'll Have to Choose a Focus

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4 mentions1 week ago
A dozen great ideas are useless if you can't follow them through. Even with endless ambition, having too many goals can pull you in too many directions, making it difficult to actually finish anything. Instead, you need to choose a small number of goals and focus your attention.

5 Fitness Trends to Try in 2015

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Curious about what’s going to be hot in the wellness sphere next year? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We put our sneakers to the ground to find out what fitness trends could be making their way into your gym in 2015. Happy sweating. According to an ...

Moving On Isn’t Failure: 5 Lessons On Changing Paths

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2 mentions1 week ago
Ever since I was young, I have been intensely driven and very goal-focused. I have never been the type to flip-flop and I have never been the type to start something I do not intend to finish. Recently, I was faced with the incredibly difficult decision to leave ...

America's health rankings findings: who takes the crown as healthiest state?

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1 mentions2 weeks ago
The 25th anniversary edition of America's Health Rankings is published by the United Health Foundation, along with partners at the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention. Launched in 1990, the publication has offered annual health insights over its 25 years of existence, revealing significant declines in ...

12 Spiritually Uplifting Rituals To Try

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Life coaches come from all backgrounds. Some are trained through a university, others through vocational programs. Some have no real training at all! In the midst of all the options and styles outReadRituals are a great way to bring the spirit of playfulness and gratitude back into your ...
 

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