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Sorry, Not Sorry: Things That Don’t Require An Apology

Sorry, Not Sorry: Things That Don’t Require An Apology

It had been a long day in the trenches of mothering, working, striving to hit that ever-so-delicate balance of doing everything and feeling as though I’m losing. I stumbled a bit walking across the living room and out of my mouth came, “I’m sorry.” A phrase I use so frequently and often, without thinking. It […]

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6 Squat Variations You Have to Try on Leg Day

6 Squat Variations You Have to Try on Leg Day

Squats are the key to lean, sexy legs and a nice, firm butt. Quads, glutes, hamstrings and even your core get involved when you squat. Because all these muscle groups come along to the squat party, you burn many more calories than if you were to do isolated exercises targeting each of those muscles. And, squatting is...

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Are Heavier Runners More Prone to Injury?

Are Heavier Runners More Prone to Injury?

With the Olympics still fresh in our minds, it is easy to look at those stick-thin, perfectly chiseled runners and feel bad about our own bodies. Not only are they smokin’ fast and make us feel exhausted just watching them, but they seem to be able to do impossible things that the rest of us could never even dream...

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Should You Eat Carbs After an Evening Run?

Should You Eat Carbs After an Evening Run?

Everybody is talking about carbohydrates, or carbs as they are commonly called. Your body requires carbs to provide it with energy and it is good at making efficient use of them. The macronutrient can be burned with (aerobic) or without (anaerobic) oxygen. Fat, on the other hand, always requires plenty of oxygen. Plus,...

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The 5 Best Exercises for Travelers

The 5 Best Exercises for Travelers

Personal coach Sven is doing a towel stretch.
When you are traveling, do you sometimes feel lethargic, stiff and tense? This is often due to a lack of exercise, which is more noticeable on vacation than during your normal day. The following five exercises give you several different sequences of movement to help keep you active and full of energy on your vacation....

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