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Workout Wednesday: The CrossFit Helen WOD

If you’re a fan of Workout Wednesdays, you’re naturally a big believer in fitness. You’ve all heard of CrossFit, right? It’s pretty hard to be a fitness fan or a regular gym member without at least knowing what CrossFit entails. But just in case you haven’t heard of it and are curious, I’ll explain this […]

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6 Awesome Squash Recipes for Your Fall Feasts

Do you pass by the squash in your grocery store’s produce section and wonder – “What the heck would I do with that?” Do you actually grow squash in your garden, but you’re at a loss for creative ways to cook them? Squash is actually a very versatile food that you can use in many […]

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6 Key Aspects of Yin Yoga and its Physical, Psychological and Emotional Benefits

Are you flexible? Not just physically but mentally? In Western terms, “flexibility” is just the ability to move muscles and joints through their complete range. It’s an ability we’re born with, but that most of us lose – according to the Yoga Journal. When it comes to yoga, it actually doesn’t matter if you’re “flexible.” It’s […]

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Workout Wednesday: The 15-Minute Core Workout

Did you know your core muscles make it possible for you to stand upright and walk? They’re not just there to look good. Your core muscles help keep your spine and pelvis stable by running the entire length of your torso. They help control movement throughout your body and make it possible to shift your […]

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5 Foods for Your Prostate Gland – What Men Should Eat to Stay Healthy

Prostate health is a major concern for all men as we grow older. One out of every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and as many as half of all men will experience symptoms of enlarged prostate (BPH) by age 60. No matter what your age is, you can make […]

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Six Simple Apple Recipes You’re Sure to Love!

Do you enjoy the fall as much as I do? It’s my favorite time of year and kicks my nesting instincts into high gear.  I savor everything about the season: turning leave, tailgating at Packer games, a fire in the fireplace, putting the garden to rest, and reaping nature’s bounty of produce. If you’re a […]

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Workout Wednesday: Cardio Kickboxing

Kickboxing has been around for hundreds of years and has been steadily growing in popularity among children, as well as adults. Kickboxing isn’t for the faint of heart, but the faint of heart can learn it. Kickboxing can be brutal and is taxing on the human body, as it requires a high level of cardiovascular […]

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The Glycemic Index – What You Should Know & What You Should Eat

If you need to keep an eye on your blood sugar levels, then you are no doubt closely watching the amount of carbohydrates you eat. But here’s something you might not know… Not all carbs are created equal. Just because you know the number of grams of carbohydrates you’re eating doesn’t mean you know everything […]

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What You Need to Know About PEDs

Performance-enhancing drugs–PEDs to most people–are seemingly everywhere these days. Baseball, football, cycling, track and field. It’s hard to find many major sports where PEDs have not been an issue. Some of the biggest names in these sports have been “found out.” That is, they’ve been caught using PEDS, whether it’s through a failed drug test, […]

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6 Quick, Easy And Nutritious Lunch Ideas for Kids

Remember the days when your babies would eat just about anything? They loved things like sweet potatoes and squash, or even raw onions and radishes! But as most mom’s probably agree, something changes along the line, and all of a sudden they become these picky little eaters… Can you really blame them? After they’ve experienced the […]

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