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Day 5 – Get Flexible!

FitnessFood for the Body

Ok, let’s get down to business. We know from my previous lecture that flexibility supports overall health, prevents injury, and promotes longevity.  we know we feel great when we have long muscles.  But we still don’t take the time.  Here are a few stretches for muscle groups that are (in my mind) the most commonly […]

June 10, 2011 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / 4 Comments
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stretching: the brussels sprouts of fitness.

FitnessFood for the Body

Stretching just isn’t very romantic. I find that to be really interesting, because being flexible is captivating.   (at least to me it is!) Look at this woman’s poise and strength! When I lift, i get the shaky, exhausted, ‘man- i-just-worked-hard’ feeling.  plus the reward of being a little bit sore so i can manage to […]

June 10, 2011 / By / , , , , , , , / 1 Comment
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To Count or Not to Count? Calories, that is

FitnessFood for the Body

Well let’s establish first thing first:  Diets DO NOT work.  It leads to bingeing and cravings beyond control!  It’s about eating food that’s “low to the ground.”  There will be more on that later. Counting calories may work for you, or it may not! If you’d like to count calories, here are a few tips […]

April 8, 2011 / By / , , / 1 Comment