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Use oil to keep Ticks off


Are you hiking down the trail or walking in the woods with kids or a dog? Consider putting oil on your skin first. I have found that a lightly scented body oil (I use the CVS moisturizing body oil) has kept me tick free all season long. My husband has had numerous ticks, but I have had none. ...

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Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Whenever I can, I try to do little bits of physical activity as often as I can throughout the day, even when Im at work.

If the weather is nice, I take the opportunity to go walking. If I am on a coffee break (15 minutes), I take a brisk walk around the perimeter of my office building. If...

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Workout Smarter... Not Harder

To Loose weight you do not have to work hard at it and hours at a time.. You just have to choose the exercises you enjoy doing and watch what you eat.. You don't have to be a brain surgeon... use your head..You can actually lose weight and excess body fat in just 15 minutes a day....You can do worko...

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Exercise in the morning

I find that I will get my exercise in if I do it in the morning. I get up, get my son off to school, put my walking shoes on and the dog and I go for a walk. We walk around our neighborhood, it is quiet. The weather is cooler and it makes me appreciate my surroundings. It may only be 10 or 20 minute...

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Killing calories gardening

So today's installment is about how to kill those extra calories without even thinking about it. To start I went out to the Garden check that out and I wasn't needed some watering did that how many calories burned I'm not quite sure but at least a few were killed off that way. Then I went for a long...

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Learning to Love Exercise

I have found that if I don't exercise first thing in the morning, I'll find excuses not to later in the day.

When I exercise in the morning, it also sets the day off with a huge win that carries me through the rest of the day and makes me feel accomplished!

I set myself up to win every...

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Get in Your Exercise While You Shower

In the morning before I take my shower, I do calf raises on the shower stall door. I also do wall push-ups or close arm wall push-ups after I put conditioner in my hair while I wait the 2 minutes. At the end of my shower I have a squeegee that I use to clean the doors. 3 exercises in one shower!

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Exercise first thing in the morning

Lately I have been walking first thing in the morning for one hour.
I have a fast breakfast: a smoothie with banana, egg, milk, oats, nuts and other fruits, so I wont go walking on an empty stomach.
I take my two dogs with me, they are now begging me to take them out, which is a good thing be...

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Power Walking this Summer

Power walking is something I enjoy. I wondered if I am doing it right and found this article to "perfect my technique. "

Forget the gym: Why a brisk walk is a really great workout by Peta Bee

Beginners: Mon. to Sat.: Walk ten mins at a moderate pace. Sun.: Walk slowly for ...

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Improve Your Exercise

Glance around the gym, and you'll probably see lots of people who are exercising in an attempt to shed pounds, tone muscle and look better.

But numerous research studies have uncovered many other benefits to working out -- ones that aren't necessarily visible from the outside.

Here, s...

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