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It seems like there is always a new trend in the fitness world. Jazzercise? Step aerobics? Tao-bo? Some have the staying power to last, and many don’t.  We’re picking three of the latest fitness trends that have the most promise.

The first trend is quick workouts.  With our busy lives, we feel that we have very little time to dedicate to working out...

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How many of you have thought, “I could never run a 5k.” Or, here’s one of my favorites, “I only run when I’m being chased.” While I do often chuckle when I hear these, I believe now more than ever, that almost anyone can be a runner. Your ability to make this leap isn’t determined by your shape or size, your speed, or your age. What matters most is your attitude and how badly you want to make it happen.

For those of you who are ready to take the cha...

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plastic containers Grab n GoSo, I was talking to a lady who I met through my kids’ swim team the other day about how to make healthy grab and go snacks and I thought I’d put out a blog about it. Here are some of the tasty things I keep on hand so when I need a quick, portable snack, I’m reaching for whole, real food instead of something processed.

My favorite (from the ReCharge) is hummus and veggies...

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The other day I was in the grocery store with my 7-year old daughter.  As we were browsing through the produce section she said, “Mommy, can we please get artichokes?” The lady next to me leaned over and said, “My kid would never say that! He doesn’t eat vegetables.”  WHAT?

Having a child who doesn’t eat an entire vital food group like vegetables is detrimental to their immediate health, and it does not set kids up for long-term success with healthy eating...

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