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My Walking Secrets

I am a morning person. I wake up and I'm ready to meet the day. I like to get my walking exercise in early in the morning. I have two dogs that just love going for walks. In the Fall, I take them to the walking trails and off we go with water bottle in hand. I time it so I walk 30 mins out and 30 ...

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Jump on treadmill between studying

HI, what I try to do take a 2-3 min walk on the treadmill every hour between my studying, for quick study breaks. The same with working. Every hour I'm up for about 2-5 min trying to get my little walks in to boost my energy and get my brain working. If I am just doing reading for school, I will get...

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Adding Variety To Food and Exercise

Adding variety to food and exercise is the key. I was doing the same exercise and eating the same meals for months. Once I decided to spice it up and try something different I begin to see improvement. It can get very boring doing the same thing over and over and eating the same food over and over....

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My Exercise Secrets Too Good To Keep!

I love to get a workout that has HIIT in the mix, as it burns a ton of calories and I get my mile done, in short order because of the HIIT.

When I do laundry, I purposely pick up one item at a time, take and put it in the washer and I do this throughout the entire day that I do laundry. Even...

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Look Back and Celebrate!

Once in a while look back at all the things you are doing right and honestly acknowledge them. It can be amazing all the little good habits that creep into your life without your even realizing it until you look back at how things used to be. My realization came when I took the time to look back a...

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Just Walk Away

I've set myself up with comfortable shoes and a coat for every weather. This lets me be successful in my emotional eating avoidance strategy.

When I want to stand in the kitchen and nibble I walk away to a different part of the house. If I find my self headed to my chair in front of the TV w...

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Documentries about Healthy Living

I have been watching Documentaries about Food and Healthy living on Netflix. I started watching them because of the lack of good movies offered on Netflix. I need something to watch while I wog in place to get in my Fitbit steps.

One documentary was about juicing to get healthy and lose weig...

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best of my advice

Eat foods with one ingredient. Thatís my best diet/health advice in one sentence. Too many foods are filled with stuff our bodies were never designed to consume. Seems like every other day some new science report comes out telling us that the "XYZ" thing that was so amazing and healthy and we needed...

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Moving it to lose it

My biggest issue is sitting in front of computer or tv for long stretches of time. Then as day comes to an end I find myself short on exercise for the day. so when I sit down at either I set the timer on my phone for 30 minutes and when it goes off I make myself get up and move for no less than 5 m...

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Trust The Lord

I have found that I am not in this alone, God is here helping me, He wants me to live! I must help Him by making good choices everyday, if I fall at anytime, He is there to encourage me to get back up and move on.
I have always thought I was okay the way I am, until I saw my mother going throug...

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