Step-by-Step Guide to Develop and Conquer Your Fitness Goals

There are two steps to achieving your fitness goals: 1) DEVELOPING A PLAN2) STICKING TO ITI have been a trainer for the last 20 years. Throughout my career, I have participated in hundreds of fitness journeys. I have also heard every excuse in the book. The truth is, a good trainer can develop a plan

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Fast, Flavorful, Healthy Lunch Recipes

Want to lose weight, but your lunch options aren’t healthy? Are you counting calories and feeling hungry all the time? You don’t have to starve yourself or go to great lengths for a healthy lunch. In fact, calorie deprivation may cause you to gain weight in the long term. Instead, focus on the quality of

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Train Your Littles to Love a Good Workout

Time is an adult’s most precious commodity. Every moment should be lived as fully as possible. An unfortunate reality about time is that it is perishable. However, focusing on your and your children’s health is a surefire way to make the most out of your time. But a good question is…how? There are a few

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Fire Cupping Your Way Off of Painkillers

Fire cupping, or cupping, is a traditional Chinese healing modality. Developed by acupuncturists thousands of years ago in China, its use spread to countries around the world. Cupping is usually combined with an acupuncture treatment. However, this therapy can be used on its own to sedate the nervous system, relax muscles, and deeply heal the

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Yin Yoga for for Overall Health and Longevity

I want to encourage everyone who hasn’t tried Yin Yoga, to try it. Why? Because the feeling you’re left with after you have practiced Yin Yoga is amazing! Benefits of a regular Yin Yoga practice • Calms and balances the mind and body • Reduces stress and anxiety • Increases circulation • Improves flexibility •

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Get in Tune With Your Gut Health

We’ve all heard the expression “listen to your gut,” but it means more than just going with your gut feeling. Your gut has many important functions, from absorbing nutrients in food to protecting us from illness. The gut even controls emotions! So if something in your body feels off, it may be your gut talking

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What You Can Do to Win in Business

Many people believe that to achieve great work, they must focus single-mindedly on their goals, at the expense of their personal lives including family, health, or community engagement. I have found when we harness our passion and power from the various parts of our lives and bring them together, we create a life of harmony,

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Generate Positive Energy for Your Workday With Feng Shui

You’ve probably heard that Feng Shui can bring harmony and balance into your home, but did you know it can also improve your performance at work and create a more pleasant workspace? While the ancient Chinese philosophers who developed the practice of Feng Shui thousands of years ago didn’t have the average corporate employee in

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The Fitness Mindset

Mindset is arguably the most important aspect of your fitness goals. You need to develop a mindset that will help you improve your mental focus, not only at the gym but in your everyday life. This isn’t a miracle post that will magically transform your mind and make you want to exercise every day. It’s practical,

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Beauty and Strength – Champion Bodybuilder Wendy Fortino’s Winning Mindset

As a former gymnast and dancer with keen artistic talent and body awareness, Wendy Fortino has always been a natural-born performer. She is an IFBB Pro Figure competitor, and a four-time Figure Olympia. Wendy found her artistic outlet in professional hair and makeup services establishing herself as both a fitness and a beauty expert. She

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Why You Need a Fitness Buddy to Reach Your Health and Fitness Goals

If you could only do two things to improve your health this year, I’d suggest exercise and spending more time with your friends and family. If you can combine them, that would be ideal! I’m lucky because my business partner, workout buddy, and best friend is my sister, Kelly. We have always been each other’s

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The 30-Day Yoga Challenge I Didn’t Complete

My intentions were true, my goal was clear, and I still didn’t complete the 30-day yoga challenge at my yoga studio…or did I? The studio proposed to its yogis to take classes, post an image performing the pose of the day, a positive quote on Instagram, and take a few workshops offered during the month.

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Reinvent Yourself to Find Your Passion

You’ll be successful every minute of your life if you’re doing something you love whether you’re creating music, producing a theatre production or building a legacy company. Perhaps, you’re already doing something you love. If so, congratulations! Pat yourself on the back and carry on. Read more here!

Boxing, Your Greatest Comeback

“Jab. Cross. Hook. Uppercut. Bob. Weave. Block. These are the basic moves of boxing. Beyond body conditioning benefits like toned arms and tight core muscles, boxing is a therapeutic and empowering practice. Somewhere between the sound of a punch making contact and the rhythm of dancing on the balls of your feet, instincts and reflexes

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Awaken Your Skin!

Now that spring is showing its colors, it’s time to show some leg, slip on sandals and hide that puffy winter coat. Be prepared to feel the sun again! Your legs are shaved, and you’ve done your spring shopping, but have you awakened your complexion from the winter months? Here are 3 essential oils that

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