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Next Health Challenge Group is open!

Nutrition, fitness, and support! • Daily check-ins using Beachbody’s Challenge Tracker app. • Anywhere-workout programs streamed via Beachbody On Demand • 28 Days of Healthy Focus! All participants are requested to use body-positive language. We celebrate the journey, not just … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait for Monday How many times have you come up with a great workout or meal plan, or maybe an awareness of how to get more movement into your day, or perhaps some other wonderfully healthy action that will … Continue reading

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Asking Yourself the Hard Question

How do you prioritize your time? Can you be honest with your answer? Like I tell my kids, often the truth is uncomfortable. If your health – fitness, nutrition, stress management, and sleep – is not really a priority, then … Continue reading

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Why Is Everyone Talkin’ Protein?

You’ve heard that you probably need to get a little more protein into your diet. What is all the chatter about? Why is protein so darn important? Lemme tell ya!  – Proteins make up compounds known as enzymes, and enzymes, … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Exerciser’s Hangover

What is the one thing you do everyday that when you don’t do it, something in your being feels… off?  You probably have several things that just need to happen for daily life to feel… right.  Health and productivity guru … Continue reading

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Pencil and Pedals Ready? Northwest 2013 Cycling Rides for Your Calendar

Cycling with friends is fun and motivating. Grabbing your friends to cycle with crowds of strangers who become roadie compadres is even more fun!  Organized road touring rides are a great for lots of reasons: – new riders benefit from … Continue reading

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Kryptonite

Today I had another dizzy spell, the third in a week. The room began spinning and I had to sit down. The vertigo made me nauseous, and the nausea created sweats then clamminess, and I was suddenly weakened as surely … Continue reading

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Are You All You Need?

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” — Oprah So here’s a guilty secret I have:  I thrive, absolutely shine, on the positive feedback I get from others. … Continue reading

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When Catching an Edge – or a Cold – Takes You Down

Picture this:  you’re a world-class alpine skier.  You’ve been diligently following your training plan with a blend of strength, cardio, plyometrics, and Pilates.  You eat right.  You feel amazing and unstoppable as you fly down the mountain!   Now imagine … Continue reading

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Grey Days, Sunny Heart

I live in the Pacific Northwest, where we have a reputation for endless days of rain and grey skies. The joke around here is that the Seattle Rain Festival runs from January 1st to December 31st. While that is a … Continue reading

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