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Spinning: 5 Expert Tips for Newbies

January 24, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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If you’ve ever contemplated taking a Spinning class but were too scared to try, you aren’t alone. Many newcomers are intimidated by the loud music, the instructor’s barking orders and the unfamiliar terms. Part of getting fit, however, is leaving your comfort zone and trying something new. Once you have the basics down though, an [...]

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5 Strategies to Curb Thoughtless Eating

December 15, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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TOPS Offers Tips to Curb Thoughtless Eating It’s a common scenario that many people often find themselves in: eating and overeating without rhyme or reason. Perhaps you always seem to feel hungry or eat “just because.” TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, explains the triggers that cause these behaviors [...]

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Have Fun Working Out!

October 22, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Physical activity is essential to a balanced lifestyle, but it can be difficult to gather the motivation to actually do it.  Many people look at exercising as a chore, but it’s important to start viewing it as an accomplishment and something that makes you feel better.  TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit [...]

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Back to school, back to fitness

September 20, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Renewing your commitment to fitness? September is the new January (ARA) – No matter how long it’s been since you set foot in a classroom, September can still bring a sense of starting over, which makes it the perfect time of year to take stock of where you are and where you want to be [...]

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10 Frugal Tips for Fall Fitness

September 18, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The first day of fall is quickly approaching; Saturday, Sept. 22 marks the autumnal equinox and the official end to a sweltering summer. From the crisp, cool air to the brilliantly-colored leaves, this is one of my favorite seasons to be active outdoors. Whether you spent the summer scaling mountains or doing laps in your [...]

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9 Affordable Ways to Get Fit at Home

May 10, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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According to the authors of Freakonomics, people who purchase gym memberships overestimate their attendance by 70 percent. As a result, over $500 of the average annual cost of memberships is simply lining the pockets of gym owners — and doing absolutely nothing for your waistline. If you struggle with getting to the gym every day, [...]

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Top 5 Must-haves for Fitness

April 27, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Everyone wants to look and feel great, and selecting the right workout gear can make all the difference when pursuing a life of health and fitness. The five tools below are designed to help individuals achieve their wellness goals, whether kick starting a new workout regime or taking a current routine to the next level. [...]

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Get Real! 10 Tips for Setting Realistic Fitness Goals

February 23, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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By Amy Walker Did you know there are several studies that claim it takes 21 days to form a habit? This reason alone is why most people traditionally abandon their fitness initiatives within one month of beginning a new diet or exercise plan. In my over 10 years as a health and fitness professional, I [...]

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Fayette Charity Classic on March 17th

February 22, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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2012 Fayette Charity Classic 5K/10K Goes Beyond Uniting Charitable Organizations–Providing Opportunities For All To Get Involved, Make A Difference Faced with the familiar challenges associated with today’s economic environment, one local charity is thinking outside the box and revamping their annual run/walk fundraiser. What would have been Fayette Senior Services (FSS) 4th annual March For [...]

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Jog for a Cause

January 26, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Is “Lose Weight” or “Be Healthier” on your list of New Year’s resolutions? What if you could accomplish that goal and help others in need at the same time? We all know (even if we don’t do it often) that walking, jogging, and running improve both your physical health and your mental health, giving you [...]

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Baby Boomers: 7 Ways to Exercise on the Cheap

January 17, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Baby Boomer-supreme Jane Fonda started it all with her slinky leotard and goofy leg warmers. The one-time workout fad soon became a way of life for a generation that plans on living longer and better. Aging has its disadvantages, however, including the inability to perform high-impact aerobics or scale mountains in several bounds. And so [...]

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Top 10 Reasons to Get Walking

December 31, 2011 by Fayette Woman  
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Phil Vasyli, the internationally recognized innovator, podiatrist, and founder of Orthaheel and Vionic Performance Footwear (www.orthaheelusa.com), joins business partner, Dr. Andrew Weil (www.weilbeing.com), and fellow experts (American Heart Association and APMA) to champion walking as a means to head to toe wellness.   Here are the top 10 reasons to get walking and get spontaneously happy. [...]

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