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Exercise and Activity - A Small How-to

Make an appointment with yourself so time doesn't get away from you. And make your workouts fun! If you enjoy something, you are more likely to do it! And let's face it, we have to do in order to lose! And in this case only, I am sure we all want to be LOSERS! :)
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I have been working out a minimum of 120 minutes a day. I only do 30 minutes at a time, so I do not get frustrated or burnt out. It has been good so far.

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fas...

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New Music For Exercise

Everyone already knows that music is a great way to stay motivated and continue to work towards our goals. I recently learned that I stay more motivated when I change the songs I listen to everyday. I write down the songs on my current playlist and change them up everyday before I hit the gym. I ...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value

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 I’ve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Red Lentils Barley and a Lot of Veggies Soup

Red Lentils Barley and a Lot of Veggies Soup



Ingredients
1 tablespoon of broth
1-2 onions (red, white, yellow)
1 cup chopped celery
I cup carrot
2 cups purple and green cabba...

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Overcoming Those Cravings

I've noticed if I will eat breakfast, it helps me to stay on track with my other meals. This allows me to not have the hunger monster hit at 10:00 p.m. I drink lots of water which keeps me full longer and I also noticed that if I eat more protein rich foods, I am less likely to be hungry.

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Exercises for folks with bad knees


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Exercise may be the best medicine for chronic achy knees. "Strengthening the muscles around the joint protects you from injury by decreasing stress on the knee," says Willibald Nagler, MD, chairman of rehabilitation medicine at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center in New Yor...

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Let's be accountable

When I keep track of my workouts and food intake regularly, I see results! Try to track as much as you can, as often as you can. Then you can see what your doing right and what you can improve on, it all works if I follow a practical routine. I have to be honest with what I'm doing and pay attenti...

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Age-Proof Your Skin (continued)

Tips for healthier skin: (continued)

Enjoy the humidity. Ever notice that people who live in the tropics have beautiful skin? Today, many people suffer dry skin because of constant exposure to air-conditioned or heated homes, cars, and offices. Heating lowers the amount of relative humidit...

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Herbs and Spices to Curb Cravings

If I am craving some starchy foods that really are not good for my goals for the day, I have discovered that what I actually crave about those comfort foods are actually not the starches at all! So, if I want to eat a whole pan of lasagna, or about ten pieces of pizza, I think about what flavors I r...

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