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Exercise-Related Injury

ace bandage

I’ve finally found an alternative to inner and outer thigh exercises—the Ace bandage!  Just wrap it really tightly around your thigh, and instantly, you’re 10 pounds thinner—at least on one side.  But I guess the people at Spanx already figured … Continue reading

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Sale at Lululemon

no limit tank

Lululemon and Beyond Yoga make, in my opinion, the cutest, most flattering, most comfortable, and most beautifully designed workout and yoga clothes on earth.  Oh, and do they ever know it.  I’m considering having my employer just send them half … Continue reading

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Chris Freytag’s 10 Pound Slimdown Xtreme–Price Drop

10 pound slimdown xtreme

via YouTube I just realized that the title of this post makes it sound like Chris Freytag’s original program, “10 Pound Slimdown” is having an “x-treme” price drop.  But no, it’s actually the new “10 Pound Slimdown Xtreme” that’s having … Continue reading

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What to Eat Before Working Out

almonds raisins in bowl2

Whenever possible, I like to work out first thing in the morning because I feel good about it the rest of the day.  Plus, there’s no chance I’ll end up skipping my workout later!  It also helps me avoid this … Continue reading

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Swapadvd.com

swapadvd logo

What an awesome site!!  As the name implies, swapadvd.com is a site where you can swap DVD’s with others.  Only, you’re not limited to a direct trade with just one person who may or may not have something you want. … Continue reading

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Tip: A Place for Your Rings

Ring Box

I wear my rings all the time, but I don’t like to have them on while I exercise—especially if I’ll be holding weights.  However, I kept forgetting to take them off before I started, and then in the middle of … Continue reading

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Brazil Butt Lift with Leandro Carvalho–A Purchase 8 Years in the Making

brazil butt lift 2

via YouTube I’ve been wanting to try “Brazil Butt Lift” ever since it came out because I used to take water fitness classes with the instructor, Leandro Carvalho!  It was somewhere around 2003, and I ventured away from my videos … Continue reading

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Review: Intensity Series Cardio and Weights, Cathe Friedrich

imax 2 + cardio and weights image

via YouTube I’ve been working out long enough (about a month) that yesterday I felt ready to tackle one of my Cathe’s.  If you’re not familiar with Cathe Friedrich, she is the reigning queen of the advanced home workout.  She’s … Continue reading

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Tip for Avoiding Ads and Other Un-fastforwardables

disclaimers

It used to be that I would get everything set up to work out, put in the DVD, and then. . .wait.  And wait!  Why?  Because they just love to put all sorts of things at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Changing Fitness Trends

What’s with the backlash against crunches?  I keep seeing them described as “endless” “tedious” and “ineffective.”   What?  I’ve always enjoyed them, partly because I can kind of relax and get into a zone while I do them, and partly because … Continue reading