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Finding Your “Inner Olympian”

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Finding Your “Inner Olympian”

What a month July is. We kick off the summer with its heat, all the fun, sun and frolic and in this spectacular summer we get a big dose of the much anticipated summer Olympics in London. For a few of the really fortunate in our circles, they’ll even be there at the games. Competing […]

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Stroke Awareness and Prevention

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the American Stroke Association (ASA), a stroke is a “brain attack,” as opposed to the most commonly known “heart attack,” that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. […]

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Dedicated to Dad

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest blessings of my life was my father. He gave me a solid foundation, a stable home life, got me to church and got me through high school and college. He modeled decency, manhood and he showed me what hard work and what working together was all about. I knew he loved […]

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The 10 Commandments for Losing Weight…and Keeping it Off!

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Success breeds success. What exactly, in terms of lifestyle changes, do people who have been highly successful at both losing weight and keeping it off over the long term do? That’s just what researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Colorado set out to determine when they began their on-going study called […]

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Healthy Eating: Tips and Tricks for a Nutrition Transition

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Spring is in the air bringing changes to weather, wardrobes and waistlines. With the holidays and cold weather months behind you and plans for spring break trips, pool time lounging and outdoor activities in the near future, this is the perfect time to focus on healthy eating. In light of National Nutrition Month, now is […]

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Jump Start Your Fitness Routine

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

As you roll in to this New Year, you may find yourself in a rut of doing the “same old, same old” when it comes to your fitness and wellness routine. As the temperatures get cooler, climbing on the dreaded treadmill or elliptical machine may seem to be your only options for burning up those […]

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Application Makes All the Difference

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Blake Beckcom You’ve decided, “I’m going to get into shape.” You are motivated, you are determined; you are ready to get after it. There’s no stopping you, this time. A delicious ad for a treadmill appears, and “that’s it,” “I’ll buy a treadmill and use it everyday.” You execute your purchase, obtain delivery and […]

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Routine Maintenance

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Blake Beckcom Undoubtedly, all of life’s routine’s get sorely tested in the coming weeks. Our “customary and regular course of life procedures” goes out the window to make room for the varying holiday activity that ends the year. Do they have to? Well, no, they don’t. It comes down to how you view your […]

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Debunking Fitness Myths

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Over the years lots of fitness ideas, trends and methodologies have been bantered about. For the serious minded, myths about fitness need to be brought to mind in order to stay the course, and get the most from the time and energy invested. Let’s dispel some. Training Every Day Gets Better Results. Well, not typically. […]

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The Fitness Saboteur “A List”

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Attitude You are worthy of having the best life, the best health and the best future, but you do have to will it in to existence by working at it consistently, thinking you can. When the voice of self doubt talks to you along the journey, cast it to the curb and think thoughts that […]

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