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Swimming Upstream Takes Courage

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Swimming Upstream Takes Courage

A good friend of mine recently reminded me that as Americans we have been given privileges and rights, and therefore, we also have a responsibility to protect them. He also reminded me that “swimming upstream takes courage.” He is so right. Five years ago, I was one of hundreds of San Diegans fighting to prevent […]

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Three Secrets to a Healthy Lifestyle

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shhhhhhhhh……this is “secret.” Don’t tell anyone. Everyone knows that eating healthy exercising are essential habits to living a healthy lifestyle. But, what you might not know is that there are three other underlying elements that also are important to helping you lose weight, get fit and feel great. Hydrate to Elevate Your Fitness Losing weight […]

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Summer Is Over

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

As summer begins to wind down, so do the days with no routines or schedules. As you start to get your kids in their back to school routines, you should also think about getting back into your regular fitness routine. Face it, summer break probably left you with little time during the day to schedule […]

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The Muse News

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Muse News

As I write to you this issue from my 12-acre farm in Byron Bay, Australia, I am inspired to share the goodness of grow-your-own, weekly farmers markets and the great joy of living off the land. Proclaimed green thumb, or not, there has never been a better time than now to embrace the art of […]

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Your Highest Most Devoted Training Partner

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

We have 4 little Chihuahuas, Peanut, Butter, Toast, and Jelly that are a handful. Amazingly, their little legs, courageous spirits, bossy and demanding personalities have them out front towing the line as to whom will lead our pack and whom will follow. Hence at the end of our dog walks, we are sweaty and a […]

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Nutrient Timing

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ins and Outs of Fueling for Activity “You are what you eat,” is a common saying in the fitness industry. But, when it comes to optimizing the nutrients you put into your body, when you eat can be a significant factor to your body’s performance and energy levels. By using a concept known as […]

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Got Work Arounds?

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

We all well know the adage; “no pain, no gain”. It is true, that staying fit requires discipline and workouts that push our limits, which in reality, is what’s required to get our body to adapt. Getting gains requires some level of pain acceptance to move the needle…period. No pain no gain is about “owning […]

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Black Pastors Group President, Erin Brockovich, Others Call for Fluoridegate Hearings

| June 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
Black Pastors Group President, Erin Brockovich, Others Call for Fluoridegate Hearings

Federal health officials, in close communication with dental industry representatives, worked feverishly to blunt spread of news that African Americans are disproportionately harmed by drinking fluoridated water, according to recently obtained Freedom of Information Act documents. The documents show clearly-worried high level Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) employees working […]

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This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

Pollinators play a vital role in producing one-third of the world’s food crops, but they are disappearing at alarming rates. Whole Foods Market and The Xerces Society are joining forces to “share the buzz” about the plight of the pollinators and empower shoppers to “bee” part of the solution. During a recent two-week campaign, Whole […]

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“Fight to Save Bees” Waged in California Courtrooms

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Fight to Save Bees” Waged in California Courtrooms

by Suzanne Potter Save the bees! That’s the battle cry in two ongoing court cases in California where beekeepers and environmental groups are fighting regulators over the use of pesticides they contend harm bees and crops. On Tuesday, on behalf of the groups, the law firm Earthjustice asked a federal judge in San Francisco to […]

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