Health posts could cover fitness, health conditions, treatments or care, or weight loss.

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Bike Riding Isn’t Just for Kids

It’s almost the weekend! Friday! So, my Friday Fitness (I’ve named it!) series so far has covered exercise disciplines that involve more stretching and are typically performed inside. There are more of those coming but I’m going to switch gears today. Today, we’ll discuss cycling. There is a reason for the shift—actually, a rather personal one. This weekend, my husband …

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7 Ways to Develop Healthier Eating Habits

Eating. It’s such a big deal in almost everyone’s lives – for various reason—unfortunately. Obviously, we all have to eat—even busy people. For most of us, there’s a time issue – just not enough time in the day for shopping, preparation, and cooking for every meal. Leading to more ready-made meals, which are high in fat, salt, and sugar content. …

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Let’s Start a New Spring Routine for Success

It’s another Monday! I hope everyone’s weekend was relaxing so we can all hit this week hard! My daughter has a sleep study tonight (which my husband so graciously volunteered to attend!) so her week has already been altered. I’m not sure if she is going to school on Monday or Tuesday which won’t make her happy. Which alters my …

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Part 2: Tips for Pilates Beginners

Yesterday, we covered the Pilates 101. This is an overview of what you need to be successful at Pilates as well as an overview of some of the beginner moves. Tools for Beginners A Quality Pilates Mat The mat is important because if you don’t like how it feels, you won’t be motivated to keep up with your exercises. People …

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Part 1 – Pilates 101: Weight-Free Toning and Strengthening

Pilates is a popular workout for body toning without weights or fancy gym equipment. It is something you can do anywhere and is very effective when you are consistent. It was originally invented by Joe Pilates, who wanted to help people align the spine, strengthen the core, and be aware of their muscles. One of my best friends and I …