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Running in a marathon can be one of the most challenging and rewarding accomplishments you may achieve in your life! Almost anyone in good physical condition can complete a marathon with the proper training. Keep Reading


Squat for Your Health!

by Wendy on July 26, 2015

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Chances are that if you workout fairly often, you are somewhat aware of the benefits of doing squats. And chances are that you will surely love them. If you are not aware of the benefits of this popular exercise, then it is high time you learn about them. They can be performed with weights or without weights, can be performed almost anywhere, and will make your body flexible and strong. Keep Reading


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Personal goal setting is an important part of any fitness goal. In fact, it is just as important as keeping track of the calories you consume and the exercises you perform! When setting your personal goals, it’s important that you come up with fitness goals that are challenging but achievable. A great way to do this is to follow the acronym S.M.A.R.T. to achieve your fitness goals. Keep Reading


Treatment of a Bee/Wasp Sting

by Wendy on June 30, 2015

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Getting a bee or a wasp sting is obviously no fun. The pain can last up to several hours, even days if no correct measures are applied immediately. Since summer time is at its peak, people who work in their gardens have an inherent high risk of getting stung! Fortunately, there are many home remedies that you can use to get relief of the sting almost immediately. Keep Reading


Care for a Healthy Smoothie?

by Wendy on June 19, 2015

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Most everyone loves a freshly pressed juice or refreshing smoothie, and what’s not to like? They taste great, pack a serious punch when it comes to vitamins and minerals, and offer a healthy way to boost your energy. Besides, you can be as creative as you want, mixing and matching your favorite veggies, fruits, and add-ins! Your drink can be silky smooth, thick and creamy, or even have a bit of texture. Keep Reading


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What type of food sounds best on a cold, spring day? For most of us, a warm cup of soup is most comforting, and fills our kitchens with a delicious aroma. It is easy to prepare, and filling. The fact that specific tableware is designated for the sole purpose or eating soup is evidence of its prominent role at our kitchen tables. Keep Reading


Beat the Bloat

by Wendy on April 24, 2015

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Gas and bloating might be an uncomfortable topic to talk about with some people, but it is something that we all experience. On average, we pass gas anywhere from 12-25 times a day, and surveys show that abdominal bloating affects up to 30% of Americans. Keep Reading


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Salmon is one of the better fish to grill that you will find at your local grocery store. Thanks to its relatively high fat content, salmon benefits from grilling much like beef, developing a smoky sear on the outside while sealing in its moisture. Keep Reading


Almost everyone has dealt with some level of neck pain and without knowing and understanding the cause, the odds are good it will occur again. Neck pain is often caused by prolonged strain on upper back and neck muscles due to poor posture or spending a long amount of time in one position. Keep Reading


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Kettlebells aren’t anything new, but their popularity in fitness circles continues to rise. When used correctly, kettlebells are extremely effective training tools for providing total-body strength and conditioning. Keep Reading