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5 Cool Indoor Workouts for Hot Days

Is the summer heat getting in the way of your fitness goals? Don't sweat it! These workouts will help you stay in shape all season long!
Posted 7/7/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 6 comments   32,650 views
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Add Some Whimsy With These 10 Adorable Garden Tools

Whether you want to start your first flower bed or expand the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and see what you need.
Posted 4/3/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 22 comments   37,333 views
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The Best and Worst Sips for Your Hips

What's not to love about a smoothie on a hot day? Not so fast—although they may sound innocent enough, these summer sippers could actually be massive calorie bombs in disguise.
Posted 8/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 47 comments   59,519 views
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The Heat Is On: Stay Cool with These Summer Workout Accessories

Coach Nicole shares tips to power through your hottest workouts--plus her favorite summer gear for outdoor exercise.
Posted 8/7/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 14 comments   28,500 views
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This Summer's Hottest Workout Songs

Get motivated to get sweaty this summer by updating your playlist with these fun music pics from Coach Nicole!
Posted 7/17/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 43 comments   112,296 views
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What Did the Founding Fathers Eat?

Have you ever wondered what our colonial ancestors ate? Here's a peek into what the first Fourth of July feast was like!
Posted 7/4/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Becky Hand : 49 comments   34,402 views
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13 Workout Songs to Celebrate Independence Day

Celebrate your freedom to move your body today! Here are our top picks for upbeat and energizing tunes for the Fourth.
Posted 7/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 31 comments   45,309 views
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Take Cucumbers beyond Pickles

Cucumbers should have a permanent slot on your shopping list. There are endless ways to use them in the kitchen.
Posted 7/2/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 35 comments   55,707 views
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Summertime Favorites: Stuffed Burgers

Who doesn't like a game of hide-and-seek? The usual burger is hiding loads of fat. Seek out ours instead, which has secrets of its own. Get this recipe for your next cookout!
Posted 7/1/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 13 comments   31,034 views
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10 New Ways to Eat Tomatoes

Tomatoes of all kinds are at their garden-ripe peak now through fall. Make the most of summer's most versatile veggie with these easy ideas.
Posted 6/27/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 28 comments   90,714 views
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10 Healthy, Low-Calorie Summer Snacks

Summertime is here and the snacking is easy. Find great ideas that are healthy and tasty--and will help you eat more fresh fruits and vegetables this summer.
Posted 6/26/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 33 comments   109,386 views
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4 Effective Exercises for a Beach-Ready Butt

Use your own body to strengthen and tone your butt and thighs for summer! These simple exercises zone in on the gluteal fold (where the buttocks and back thighs meet).
Posted 6/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 21 comments   87,476 views
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10 Fun Ways to Burn Calories at the Beach

A relaxing day at the beach can also be an active one! Here are plenty of ways you can rack up those fitness minutes (and have fun doing it).
Posted 6/17/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 49 comments   105,999 views
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Beat the Heat During Your Summer Workouts

With summer almost here and the temperature rising, now is the time to remind ourselves about the safety measures we need to take when it comes to exercising in the summer heat.
Posted 6/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 21 comments   31,042 views
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Food Showdown: How Do Sorbet and Sherbet Compare?

For a healthier summer treat, should you choose sorbet or sherbet?
Posted 6/13/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 34 comments   45,358 views
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