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  1. Nutrition by the Handful: An Alternative to Counting Calories

    As a fitness professional or nutrition coach, you know calories matter. Fundamentally, human body weight is controlled by energy balance—calories in vs. calories out. But having clients meticulously count calories and track macronutrients is not the solution in most cases. That approach is often tedious, inexact and unsustainable. It t...

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  2. Excess Light Exposure May Take Toll on Muscles and Bones

    Every day people are exposed to hours of artificial light from a variety of sources - computers, video games, office lights and, for some, 24-hour lighting in hospitals and nursing homes. Now new research in animals shows that excessive exposure to "light pollution" may be worse for health than previously known, taking a toll on muscle and bone strength.

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  3. Metabolic Effects of HIIT

    High-intensity interval training is enormously popular in the fitness indus- try this year. HIIT workouts typically include short bursts (6 seconds to 4 minutes) of intense exercise (≥ 90% maximal aerobic capacity) alternating with relief breaks of varying lengths (Kessler, Sisson & Short 2012; Boutcher 2011). The workouts include a limitless ...

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  4. This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning.

    Some schools are replacing detention with meditation, and science is backing them up.

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    • This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning.#mindfulness #stress #peace t.co/hQeknDXhWD

      Via: Sep 25, 2016
    • @NaturallyWells

      RT @DocCrown: School replaces detention with #meditation. t.co/7uTa1FJqQy. @ColinChampMD @robbwolf @SamHarrisOrg @tferriss

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  5. Functional Fitness for Pregnancy

    A woman’s body will change more in 9 months of pregnancy than a man’s will in his lifetime—and she needs an exercise program to match the transformation. So says maternal exercise expert Farel Hruska, national fitness director of FIT4MOM® (formerly Stroller Strides®) in San Diego. “The biomechanics of motherhood are ...

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  7. The Office Worker's Workout

    approved quiz 2: Page 80 How can fitness professionals help desk jockeys boost their daily activity levels? Perhaps it’s time to change the message. Instead of focusing on the risks of inactivity—which hasn’t made much headway—maybe we should appeal to career-oriented sensibilities and explain how even 5 minut...

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    • Great article that should deserve more comments...These are great tips for working people who don't have the luxury to spend time in a gym on a regular basis. I will make sure to incorporate some of... see more

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  8. Excess Light Exposure May Take Toll on Muscles and Bones

    Every day people are exposed to hours of artificial light from a variety of sources - computers, video games, office lights and, for some, 24-hour lighting in hospitals and nursing homes. Now new research in animals shows that excessive exposure to "light pollution" may be worse for health than previously known, taking a toll on muscle and bone strength.

    well.blogs.nytimes.com

  9. Cracking the Code on Food and Nutrition Labels

    About half of shoppers report reading nutrition labels “most of the time” or “always” (Johnsen 2013). However, reading labels and understanding them are two different things. Even seasoned fitness professionals with extensive knowledge of nutrition can have trouble interpreting food labels.

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  10. How to Create a Home Gym on a Tight Budget

    Do you have a 6' x 6' space available and $75 to spare? Believe it or not, that's all you need to create a home gym. Learn how you can create your own home gym, along with exercises you can combine for a total-body workout.

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    • Do you have a 6’ x 6’ space available and $75 to spare? Believe it or not, that’s all you need to create a home gym. t.co/QpEP5yO4YI

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  11. 8 Ways to Empower Yourself & Others - Your Path to Fit

    As women, it's best to support, encourage, and promote other women! This roundup of easy, doable tips will inspire you to empower others (and yourself!) in your daily life! Hello friends! I am Kaila from Healthy Helper and I am so excited to be guest posting for Glenneth today!

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    • RT @ArleneHittle: 8 Ways to Empower Yourself and Others from @Healthy_Helper t.co/PfYrirDF3U via @yourpathtofit < I love this list!

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    • RT @ArleneHittle: 8 Ways to Empower Yourself and Others from @Healthy_Helper t.co/PfYrirDF3U via @yourpathtofit < I love this list!

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  12. 11 Times The Experts Say You Should Skip Your Regular Workout

    Confession: I ask myself should I really go work out? at least once a week. And 90 percent of the time, I end up telling myself to suck it up, buttercup-and am almost always grateful I pushed through my own inertia.

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  13. THREE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY THIS WEEK | Petite Heartbeat by Ivanna Marie

    Sometimes it can feel like the money we earn goes faster than it is deposited into our bank accounts. Money seems to be tight for a lot of people and most people can use some breathing room in their budgets. Today I want to share with you three ways to save money this week.

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  14. Oprah Winfrey Wake Forest Memorial Speech

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    • Christi MacNee

      Took 15 minutes to embrace the healing power of the spoken word. #weareallone #ourworldofwe @Oprah @DrMayaAngelou t.co/f8mx2A2GNg

      Via: about 26 hours ago
    • T3 Fitness Energy / Zumba, R.I.P.P.E.D., CX30, Yoga & Hip-Hop - Riverside, CA

      Took 15 minutes to embrace the healing power of the spoken word. #weareallone #ourworldofwe @Oprah @DrMayaAngelou t.co/f8mx2A2GNg

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  15. Rev Up Your Metabolism!

    By Martina M. Cartwright, PhD, RD Winter is nearly over, but is your metabolism still in hibernation? Even if your metabolic rate is slower than a snail climbing a hill of molasses, there are ways to ignite your calorie-burning machine. The key to a supercharged metabolism is stoking the metabolic engine with exercise, food and lifestyle habits th...

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