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10 Ways to Practice Self-Love

We often find ourselves running around with a thousand things on our minds, putting everything and everyone before ourselves, that we forget that we can’t really give our 100% if we, ourselves, are not up to par.  It's time to treat yourself with some much deserved time to recharge, to take care and nourish your body and soul. Here are a few ideas on how to do it!

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Your New Year’s Resolution Starter Kit

We’ve all been guilty of promising ourselves to start the New Year with some healthy lifestyle resolution. As that same sentence says- it’s a lifestyle, not a diet. So… how can you make this New Year Resolution stick? The secret is to take it day by day and follow steps that will help create that new lifestyle routine instead of diving head first into a strict regimen and diet never before done that will last 2 weeks tops. Here’s our recommendation: 1. Google, Pick & Choose: Whether is workout, eat clean or both, Google it. It’s important to be informed about what you’re about to do in order to do it correctly and eventually just make it easy. For example,...

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What are you wearing?

Wearing the right workout clothes is as important as working out, since it will influence your performance, mobility, comfort and motivation. So how can you make sure that you are wearing the right type of clothing? Here are a couple of basic tips:   The right fabric: Depending on the type of workout that you will perform comes the right type of fabric. Typically you should choose fabrics that provide wicking (draw sweat away from your body). You might think this means “Dri Fit” automatically, well it doesn’t. Dri FIT® is a marketing term created by NIKE to sell a specific fabric made up of cotton, polyester and spandex that does indeed provide wicking. Nevertheless, it also includes fabrics such...

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Find YOUR Motivation

 Look great. Be healthy. Run a marathon. Loose weight. Revenge. Feel better. Whatever your motivation is to start working out, you need to find it, and after you find it, you need to find other little reasons to keep you going. Summer is here. Can’t quit, won’t quit. Make others notice. Don’t set back. Keep the weight off, etc. So where do we find it? That’s pretty easy, most people are not satisfied with how they look. A study by the Social Issues Research Center shows that 80% of women over the age of 18 are unhappy with what they see in the mirror. Men also show an increase in dissatisfaction as their age increases. So, the motivation is probably...

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