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Getting Better Every Day

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It’s Motivation Monday, and all I’m asking this week is that you make one step forward, to become better this week than you were last week.  You choose what that means for you – one additional workout this week, some extra sleep, one small diet change, a faster time on your regular running loop, or…

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7 Thoughts on Artificial Sweeteners

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I’ve spoken several times about reducing the added sugars in your diet and the harms of consuming too much sugar.  But does that mean you should replace all the added sugar you’re currently consuming with artificial sweeteners? I haven’t yet dedicated a post to artificial sweeteners because they are such a controversial topic, and there’s…

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Berry-licious Salads

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When it comes to food, nothing says “summer” to me like berries (OK, and ice cream … and tomatoes and basil).  I love berries so much that when I developed a temporary allergy to them at 2-years-old, I convinced my unknowing grandmother that the only thing I was willing to eat was a bowl full…

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500 Rep Circuit Workout

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Are you sticking with the 30-day squat challenge?  I am, and I’m definitely feeling it from time to time – awesome!  If you’re participating, you know that today is a squat-rest-day, but I’m not going to let you off the hook that easily :).  I’ve created a new circuit workout with no squats required ……

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Exercise and Work

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Due to yesterday’s beast of a post on how to cook for a group, I’m going to keep today’s Motivation Monday relatively short.  Enjoy! We all know that work makes it more difficult to stick to a healthy lifestyle – it can mean rolling out of bed far earlier than you’d like to fit in…

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