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Through exercise that strengthens me

I have successfully loss inches in my legs, hips, waist and thighs. I can only conclude that it is because I am walking 30 minutes a day. Not only walking but doing HIT walking. Walking slow 1 minute and thirty second, than speed walk or jog for one minute. Doing this for thirty minutes is well wor...

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Have you tried Meditation?

Truly, I find if we can take a few moments of our days just sitting quietly with no distractions such as television, radio etc we can come to a very peaceful place..

Here we can ponder on our inner feelings, our relationships,or our trust in a divine being guiding our destiny, and thus we can...

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Avoid after Dinner Dessert Binging

I have the worst cravings after dinner in the evenings. I just want to relax after a long day and cuddle up with a huge bowl of ice cream or find comfort in a few delicious cookies. Needless to say, I have packed on some pounds with this bad habit. Once you have started this process, it's so hard to...

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And Why Not


Don't spend your precious time asking "Why isn't the world a better place?" It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is "How can I make it better?" To that there is an answer.
Leo Buscaglia
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The benefits of sunshine and exercise

We all know we need to be exercising. We were designed to move, and everything about us benefits from regular, moderate exercise-physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
The sun provides energy to our planet. Much of its radiation promotes health and well-being. It is necessa...

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Share Your Progress

Every night when I ride my recumbent bike, I share the mileage with my Facebook friends. It may not mean much to them (although I get a lot of likes), but it helps me stay consistent.

I've shared with them from day one, which was 2 or 3 years ago. I went from the first few miles to my cur...

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Track, track, track

Even if you overeat it is important to still track your food. It makes it easier to get back on track and you'll find patterns that you can then fix (for example if you notice you overeat on Saturdays you can reevaluate what your usual activities on Saturday). This has helped me several times especi...

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Small Steps Every Day

Every day, let's move forward in our health. I mean every single day, I'm going to take a small step forward. How about you? Let's do this together. We can reach our health goals and live a fuller life if we just keep moving forward. I am not trying to change everything today. That kind of a c...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently Ive begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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