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Lotus: A Symbol Of Strength

Lotus. The roots of a lotus are in the mud, the stem grows up through the water, and the heavily scented flower lies pristinely above the water, basking in the sunlight. This pattern of growth signifies the progress of the soul from the primeval mud of materialism, through the waters of experience, and into the bright sunshine […]

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Final Review: Opticen and Nitrean

About a month ago, I posted that I was testing Nitrean and Opticen. It is now one week past my competition, and I can honestly say that these products have helped tremendously. Number one, is that both can be mixed in water easily and still taste good! Number two, if I don’t have time for a meal […]

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I Want A Bigger Butt!

Ever watch Shall We Dance? Did any of you ever think, gee, I want J. Lo’s butt? This was one of my most favorite movie’s ever, but, not because of J. Lo. And, honestly, I do not covet other girls butts. But, apparently, some people, want to do exercises to get a bigger butt. Why? […]

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The Amazing Garage Gym…Only Thing Missing Is A Car!

I have created a workout space at home. I love the flexibility I have to throw on some clothes and jump into my garage and squeeze in a workout daily. My original intent on improving this space was to create a welcoming environment so that I may feel motivated to practice yoga at home. Confession […]

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Learn the Dumbbell Squat Clean!

It’s one really effective fitness movement that I think you should all have in your bank of knowledge

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Vacation Workouts to Go!

For those of you diehards (like myself) who can’t possibly imagine 4 days without exercise, there is hope for you!! If you’re staying in a hotel and there is a ‘fitness center’ it is likely that you’ll be able to scrape together some kind of workout.The following are some ideas for workouts you can do […]

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How to Set Up Your Garage Gym CrossFit Style

Previously, I’ve posted about my garage gym….  I love my garage gym even with it’s limitations. What do you need, really?! 1.  Most importantly, you’d need a weighted bar (either a 22 or 45 pound bar) and some plates.  (1 set of 10, 15, and 25’s) would get most people started! 2.  A pull-up bar.   With […]

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Mama Mio Booty Cream, Boob Tube and Giveaway

Ha! Hopefully, you guys will all get a laugh about this! I sure did. Yes, I workout. You don’t have to tell me to go run or lift weights. Possibly, tell me to cool it (evidence in current knee situation). However, somebody would NEED to tell me to take care of my skin. Morning regime consists of […]

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What to look for in a whey protein

At GNC today, I went on a hunt for a whey protein that does contain crap ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup, sugar, sucralose, fructose, or artificial ingredients.  The clerk, said, “No, I don’t know anything about the particular product ingredients.”  She couldn’t offer any product that didn’t have some form of simple sugars in them. […]

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Plank: How many ways can you hold it?

Plank pose is one of the most beneficial core exercises you can do for your body. It’s simple, efficient and requires no equipment. One minute in the plank and you’ve worked your CORE for the day. Best time to do it? Bathtime, if you have young children. Another great time is right before dinner. Get […]

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