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Eating Clean in 2015: Your Guide to Clean Diets

January 30, 2015 0 Comments
Eating Clean in 2015: Your Guide to Clean Diets

By Betty Murray You’ve probably heard about clean eating, but what are clean diets really all about? A clean diet is one that is less focused on calorie count, and more on the kind of food you put into your mouth. “Clean” foods are the best and healthiest foods available, such as organic fruits and veggies, […]

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6 Tips to Plan for Success in 2015

January 15, 2015 0 Comments
6 Tips to Plan for Success in 2015

By Betty Murray Making New Year’s Resolutions is a tradition in cultures around the world. Nearly 40 percent of all Americans make New Year’s Resolutions each year. But where did the tradition begin? “The practice of making resolutions for the New Year is thought to have first caught on among the ancient Babylonians, who made promises […]

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Get Your Zzzzz’s Please: Tips for Getting the Right Amount of Sleep

December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Get Your Zzzzz’s Please: Tips for Getting the Right Amount of Sleep

By Betty Murray If losing weight is on your list of goals for 2015, a healthy diet and regular exercise can help you reach your ideal weight, but here’s another suggestion: get enough sleep. Eating healthy and exercising will only go so far in helping you drop those extra pounds. Good sleep is the third component […]

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How to Prepare Guilt-Free Holiday Desserts

December 8, 2014 0 Comments
How to Prepare Guilt-Free Holiday Desserts

By Betty Murray The holiday season is the season for baking. Cookies, cakes, candies, pies, and other yummy desserts abound. Unfortunately, many of these desserts can easily derail our efforts to be healthy and to lose weight (or maintain our weight) during the season. But the holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without the chance […]

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What to Eat for Breakfast to Lose Weight

November 26, 2014 0 Comments
What to Eat for Breakfast to Lose Weight

By Betty Murray Healthy eating is important all day long, but breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day. Just like your car needs fuel to get you where you want to go, your body needs fuel to make it through the day. Start your day with a healthy breakfast for energy and concentration […]

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Exercise For The Ages

October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Exercise For The Ages

By Betty Murray Staying active throughout your life is important, but exercise becomes even more important as you age. Many health conditions are associated with age, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and colon cancer, but being physically active can lower your risk of developing these and other health issues. Whether you are 25 […]

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HIIT the Gym

October 20, 2014 0 Comments
HIIT the Gym

By Betty Murray The American College of Sports Medicine conducted a survey to determine the top fitness trends of 2014. HIIT tops the list, along with bodyweight training. So what is HIIT? HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a circuit of short bursts of, as the name suggests, high-intensity workouts. Each exercise is followed by a […]

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Five Tips to Stay Fit This Fall

October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Five Tips to Stay Fit This Fall

By Betty Murray The more the temperatures drop, many people enjoy spending more time outside, while others tend to retreat indoors. If you’re a warm weather fan, it can be less motivating to get in an outdoor workout, but the cold weather shouldn’t keep you from staying fit in the fall and winter. Here are a […]

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Reduce Stress and Lose Weight with Mindful Meditation and Breathing

September 28, 2014 0 Comments
Reduce Stress and Lose Weight with Mindful Meditation and Breathing

By Betty Murray Many people practice yoga for its benefits in improving strength and flexibility, but exercise is just one of the three main structures upon which the ancient practice of yoga is built. Breathing and meditation are the two other pillars of yoga. By incorporating breathing and mindful meditation into your yoga practice, you will […]

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National Yoga Month – Origins, practices, and benefits of yoga

September 11, 2014 0 Comments
National Yoga Month – Origins, practices, and benefits of yoga

By Betty Murray Yoga is an ancient practice dating back more than 5,000 years. The term “yoga” means “to join or yoke together,” and the practice — which is built on three main structures of exercise, breathing, and meditation — brings mind and body together. Yoga means different things for different people. For some, it is […]

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