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Summer Makes Weight Loss Easier

Summer sun and fun
You might think you've missed the boat if you didn't shed those extra lbs. you were trying to lose before swimsuit season. Don't go away because there's another boat at the dock to take you to that weight loss destination. No travel or money involved! For most of us, Summer means baring more skin, enjoying more outdoor activities and perhaps taking some vacation time. These are the very things ...
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Summer Sweetness Without Sugar Overload and Dehydration

prevent summer dehydration
Long hot days, outdoor adventures, pool parties and sunbathing create the perfect picture of a sweet Summer. However, there are several ways that too much sweetness, in the form of sugar, can spoil your fun. Here are a few tips for managing that spoiler while having the best summer ever. Don’t Let Thirst Drive Sugar Intake What’s the first drink you think of to quench that Summer thirst? Your...
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Overcoming Obstacles to Better Health

What gets in your way? What trips you up when pursuing your health improvement plans? There is always a roadblock or a plateau that creates a challenge on the way to reaching goals. The key to success is finding the motivation, power and creativity to overcome the obstacle in the path. For me it's being too busy to prepare nutritious meals and exercise regularly. For you it might be something d...
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Bodies are Designed for Movement

We love to watch sports, dance shows, and adventurous human activity because it stimulates and satisfies something very basic in human nature and design. We are born to move, and the more we move the more alive we feel. Imagine watching a forty-five-minute TV show of someone who did nothing but sit on the couch and watch TV. Maybe they get up to get some popcorn but that's about the extent of t...
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Move Beyond the Desk Job and Exercise Routine

Move beyond desk
How many hours a day do you sit? Research shows that people who stand and move more throughout the day have a reduced risk of premature aging. Standing and moving as opposed to sitting for long periods, also reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and being overweight. Have you started counting those sitting hours yet? You sit in your car driving to work, sit at a desk at work, sit t...
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