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Why You Shouldn’t Force Yourself to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Ever since we were kids, we have been told to drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. In the fear of upsetting our elders, we forced ourselves to gulp [...]

Easy Ways to Feel Like a Real Fitness Fan Rather Than Someone Faking It

  Do you find yourself not being as passionate in running as other runners that you see in your neighborhood? Losing the interest to run may hurt your [...]
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How To Take Your Blood Pressure

 How Do I Take My Blood Pressure? If you want to maintain optimal health, knowing your numbers is vital. Hypertension is known as the "silent [...]
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What are the Effects of High Blood Pressure?

What Is High Blood Pressure? Your blood pressure can be too high or too low. The more serious and more common problem is high blood pressure (HBP), [...]
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Healthy Eating for Kids – Start When They’re Young

As a personal trainer I have heard this many times: “I only have junk food in the house for my kids” Childhood obesity has reached pandemic [...]
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Fed Up Challenge – Sugar Free for 10 Days

Join the Challenge Monday, June 8 for the Live Fit Fed Up (the movie) 10 Day Sugar Free Challenge. Can you go 10 days without sugar? Have you Seen [...]

What Determines Exercise [Adherence] Success and What Can You Do?

Sedentary lifestyles are a prevalent problem in modern America, detrimentally affecting the lives and health of many people. There are many reasons why people [...]
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Emotional Eating – Do You Eat for Emotional Reasons or Nutrition?

What is Emotional Eating? Emotional eating is the practice of eating when not hungry or eating based on or to enhance or soothe an emotion. It may involve [...]
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When it Comes to Your Health, Boring is Good

Boring is Not Just a Town in Oregon I know what I do is boring. I know good health is boring. I've heard it all before. When I go out to eat with [...]
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What Is High Blood Pressure and How Is It Treated?

What Is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood against the walls of the arteries (blood vessels). High Blood Pressure, or Hypertension, [...]
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Motivate Yourself (and Others)

How to Motivate Yourself and Others for Better Health and Fitness Motivation comes in many forms. What works for one, may not work for another. Understanding [...]
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Diabetes Explained: The What, Why, & How

Diabetes explained is quite simple - it is a physical disorder where the cells in the body are not receiving glucose (the fuel the cells need for energy). The [...]
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7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health

 Staying healthy is often difficult with the distractions and temptations of modern life. That is why this article will show you 7 easy ways to improve your [...]
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Overtraining: The Female Athlete Triad

What is The Female Athlete Triad? In brief: A damaging combination of overtraining and under eating. Exercise is Good for You It is common knowledge that [...]
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Do What You Love – But Not All The Time. Your Body Needs Exercise Variety

Do what you love – most of the time. But don’t only do what you love - mix it up, try new things, try old things, and even do things you're not good [...]
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The Day After: Make a Quick Recovery

Picture this. You wake up. It's the day after. Now what? What do you do when you overdo it? This article will help you make a quick recovery when you've [...]
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Accept and Be Happy

We all want to be happy, right? The Weight So, what’s stopping us from being happy? Bills, jobs, weather, body fat… Your list might look different, but [...]
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The Road Less Traveled: Be Strong

"I thought I was going to die." That may be a bit of an exaggeration, but it was a thought at the time. Be Strong I wanted to be strong, but I was [...]
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Your Posture Precedes You

Sit Up Straight Posture is important. We’ve all heard our mothers say “sit up straight.” However, my mother never had to say this to me because I [...]
Sleep: It's more important than you think | Live Fit

Sleep – It’s More Important Than You Think

Everybody knows that sleep is important. But, it's more important than you think. But why? I am inspired to write this article right now because I didn't [...]