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There are always foods that seem to call your name, tempting you to indulge. But as a runner you need to make sure you follow a runners diet, eating healthy and nourishing your body with...

No matter who you are or how busy your days seem, there are always ways to sneak in some extra movement. You don’t necessarily have to set aside an hour block of time to...
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This Jillian Michael's exercise videos is intended to banish fat and boost your metabolism.  Get ready for some intense calorie blasting and that heart rate to get elevated. Jillian Michael's Workout Videos series is...

Obesity has become a problem of epidemic proportions in America today. Childhood obesity is an issue that has spawned initiative after initiative on the Federal and State government levels. We keep looking for the...
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Do you tend to carry a little extra around the waistline?  Maybe a little muffin top.  Well, if this is your bodies challenging area you definitely want to check this Pilates video out.  Or,...
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You don’t need a gym to get your fitness on — in most cases, all you need is WiFi and a bit of floor space. Here are some YouTube channels you might want to...

It’s about determination and turning failure into success. Stacy Phillips’ weight gain began early. At 12 she was on Weight Watchers with her mother and by the time she married in 1991 she weighed 122...

The personal training world will tell you there are no new exercises to be created. What we have instead are extensions of common movements most of us know. One movement expands to another from...

Summer is almost over, which means Fall and cooler weather are just around the corner. You know what that means…it’s almost crock-pot season! Slow Cooker Recipes quickly become family favorites. Which is great for...
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Every woman wants them and no woman wants to have to hide them.  That's right, a great set of sexy legs.  Of course, we have to put in some work to get them.  The...
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There is no denying that every woman wants a perky, tight, round, and toned booty. This short workout targets the butt and will help get you the booty you desire. There will...
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There is no denying that a perfect booty is highly desired.  It is still hot outside and there is plenty of summer days left to show off that backside.  There is no reason not...
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Okay, so now you hear your mother's voice saying, "Pull your shoulders back and stand up straight".  Shhh, we won't tell her that she may have been on to something.  It really is important...
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Who doesn't love a quick workout?  This is a great video that is sure to get you long lean legs.  If you have the time, then do it a couple rounds.

So you want to begin that workout journey. Maybe money is tight, or you don’t want to fork out for a gym membership each month. Well, working out at home is completely doable. If...

There are many things in our lives that keep us from reaching our fitness goals. The key is to eliminate as many of those things as possible, and sometimes this means defining what those...
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There is no better day than today.  It is the day to begin that healthy lifestyle.  There is no excuse.  Whether we start with small changes or big ones.  The most important part is...
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Let's face it. If we don't plan for success, we set ourselves up to fail.  Our diet is just like that.  We need to make sure we are making healthy choices and meal prepping...

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Do you want to burn calories quickly, without a ton of equipment? Then you need to do a High Intensity Interval Training workout, or...
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So, you want to lose weight? There are certainly a lot of options. You can start jogging, join a gym, or even become part...
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If you’ve read any of my articles, you know that I love kickboxing for weight loss. It’s an awesome way to get in shape....

You may have heard of TRX, or seen someone hanging from the straps in the gym. TRX workouts encompass a type of suspension training that...
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Losing weight is a struggle, but the hardest part is getting started. If you stick to these five tips, you can find yourself on...

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We all know the basics of healthy meals: clean protein, some complex carbs, and even some healthy fats. Three good meals a day, or even four small ones is very doable. It’s the snacks...

There are few families out there who don’t enjoy making and eating tacos once in a while. In fact, often it ends up being one of those coveted family favorites. Taco nights are usually...

Sometimes you just need a night out to kick up your heels and get a little rowdy. But low calorie alcoholic drinks can be hard to come by.  These cocktails are tasty, healthier, and...

Fall is just around the corner, and we know what that means — it’s almost Pumpkin Spice everything season. If you’re one of the many people out there who loves pumpkin spice lattes, but...

10 Delicious, Healthy Greek Yogurt Recipes from SHAPE Army If you’re looking to spice up your healthy meal plan, consider trying new recipes with Greek yogurt. Beyond the appeal of a rich, creamy, slightly exotic taste, Greek Yogurt...

What’s your morning hot drink of choice? Perhaps you regrettably answer coffee or tea. With recent studies revealing the negative health effects caffeine can have on the mind and body, many professionals within the healthy...

Clean eating, or choosing foods raised, grown, and sold with the least amount of processing, is growing more popular day-by-day. We are becoming far more conscious of keeping our diets healthful and organic where...

Buying a protein powder should be easy, right? It’s protein, it’s powder, but it’s not that simple. You find the isle where they have it thinking there might be a few brands and if...

Life is hectic and sometimes you just don’t have the time to stop and fix something healthy and then clean up afterward – let alone actually consume what you made. Well, we totally understand, our...
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There is no need to swing by your local fast food establishment on the way to work or school in the mornings. This video makes smoothie making so quick, easy, and healthy. It maps...