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Finding Your Target Heart Rate

Most people know that one of the best ways to ensure you are getting the most out of a cardiorespiratory workout is to monitor your heart rate, making sure to keep it in your target heart rate zone.  However, what … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Run

Let’s see, how do I sum this up without sounding like a baby…I hate running! At least, I hate running until after I’m done and feel like superwoman – full of energy and proud I finished something I didn’t originally … Continue reading

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Protein all the Whey

In the exercise world we are constantly hearing about protein.  This is most likely because not only are essential amino acids the building blocks for muscles, skin, nails, and other body tissues, but research also shows it can help improve … Continue reading

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4 Motivation Boosting Tips

Okay, here’s a topic I know a LOT of people can relate to: lack of workout motivation!  Since moving to a much busier lifestyle, I haven’t had as much time to hit the gym as I used to.  Sound like … Continue reading

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Liven Up Your Workout Routine

 Photo by Lebleu Photography Today for the first time in a long time, despite the early morning monsoon, I took advantage of the array of outdoor activities hot Florida has to offer.  I went kayaking in the Gulf.  Of course, … Continue reading

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25 Minute Circuit Training Program

One of my personal favorite workouts is a circuit-training workout.  It’s fast, effective, and allows you to mix it up so you don’t get bored.  Circuit training is a program in which you complete one exercise after another with little … Continue reading

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Chocolate Milk Motivation

Need a better inspiration to work out? How about rewarding yourself with a favorite childhood treat: Chocolate milk?  You read that right.  Recent studies have shown low-fat chocolate milk provides a better carbohydrate/protein ratio than other sports drinks, proving to … Continue reading

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