Fitness

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My keep fit while traveling guide 

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October 4, 2016

The last thing you want to do if you’ve put a lot of work into building up your fitness is to lose it when you go away. You may travel for business, for fun or other personal reasons. Regardless of the reason, it’s not always easy to keep fit away from home. But it can be done!

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Make working out a routine 

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September 27, 2016

We all know that staying active is good for the body, mind, and soul, but it needs to be done regularly to see the actual benefits. It’s great to attend a fitness class or play a sport once in a while, but if it’s only done once every few weeks, you won’t get the results you want. I’m someone who went from not working out at all, to working out sometimes, to finally achieving my goal of making my workouts part of my routine.

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Achieve your weight-loss or gain goals the SMART way

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September 18, 2016

Setting realistic goals can mean the difference between being successful or not. Have you had to set SMART objectives for your job to demonstrate your success to your manager? If not, we’ll get into more detail shortly. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely. They can work equally as well in your personal life, so why not set them for your weight-loss or weight-gain goals to help you succeed?

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Has fitness motivation got you perplexed? Try these four tips.

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September 14, 2016

I’ve hit a major backslide with my workout routine and my regular eating habits. However, it’s one of the first times I’m not perplexed as to why. Working too many hours, and then getting sick knocked me out. I’ve talked before about being motivated enough to get back into my eating routine without problems. Working out, on the other hand, is a challenge sometimes. I’m writing this partially to kick myself in the butt.

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Are cheat days good or bad

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September 3, 2016

I’m not one to deprive myself of things I like. My willpower isn’t always the greatest. I like things that make me happy, and unfortunately, it’s usually the things that aren’t the best for me.  I know I’m not alone in this! I prefer to do things in moderation … well, try to anyway, rather than need cheat days.

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Stress bust with exercise

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August 26, 2016

We all know that exercise can help transform the way our body looks or help us maintain it. It’s also one of the top ways to fight stress. I’m partially writing this post because work’s been extra hectic this summer and I need to “gently” remind myself that I need to take care of myself before it’s too late.

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Conquering a fitness and nutrition backslide

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August 21, 2016

It happens to everyone at some point. You set up fitness and nutrition plans to meet your goals, and something comes up that sabotages them. I’m writing this as I’m going through it right now. Shortly after I developed a fitness program and made some minor adjustments to my daily nutrition, I backslide because of social commitments.

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Engaging in active living improves your health

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August 15, 2016

Active living means finding opportunities in your daily life to become physically active at home, work or school, and during your time off. It involves a range of light, moderate and intense activities that when combined, lead to improvements in your fitness, overall well-being and quality of life.

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