Monthly Archives: October 2013

Should I work through pain?

We have all heard that hard core mantra, “no pain, no gain”.   If you weren’t hurting you simply weren’t doing enough.  There is a line that can be crossed into doing more harm than good. First, you have to determine … Continue reading

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Swim for your health

I have always known how to swim, but the way I did it was more for survival than exercise.  Or “swimming” meant floating in a pool with a cold drink in hand.  Once I decided to use it for exercise … Continue reading

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Weight gaining dangers in winter

Now that the temperatures are dropping and there is less sunlight, the challenge to lose weight becomes more difficult.  One big reason is that the outdoor activities drop off dramatically in the winter.  Cutting your lawn on the weekends is … Continue reading

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The Cardinals are in the World Series….Lets eat!!

What is it about major sporting events that cause us to over-indulge?  Any other day of the week I would be perfectly content with a salad and a piece of fish for dinner but for some reason when game 1 … Continue reading

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How frustrated are you?

There is nothing worse than spending hours in the gym and not getting results, whatever those results may be.  This can drive the most dedicated person crazy.  Instead of going through a workout, it is probably more effective to sit … Continue reading

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What diet/cleanse should I choose?

To go on a cleanse for a week seems to be something many are doing.  I am told a lot by people that they are going to start said cleanse that following Monday and so they are going to eat … Continue reading

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Do you know what is really in your supplement?

You open your favorite fitness magazine and there is an advertisement for a supplement that will make you ripped, help you lose those pounds or give you tons of energy.   That magic we are all looking for is right … Continue reading

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