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Week 10: Set Your Intentions and Goals

In this the final week of the year—and the final week of the Maintain, Don’t Gain Challenge—we can take stock of the past 12 months and look ahead to the next twelve. Did you accomplish everything you hoped you would in 2015? Is there a goal you want to achieve in 2016? Come set your intentions and […]

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Week 9: Classic Tradition ReMix

Why does almost every holiday tradition revolve around food?  The answer is, they don’t have to. This week we give you tons of suggestions for giving your holiday rituals a healthy makeover.  This week your journey to Maintain rather than Gain during the holiday season continues with great tips, workouts and plans for letting go of […]

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Week 8: Yule Survive

It’s the holiday season. It’s crazy, fun, fast paced, stressful, amazing, exciting, ridiculous—and all the other adjectives. Guess what? Yule survive.  Now that we’ve gotten that pun out of our system, check out the blogs for this week’s challenge that will in fact, help you get through the week.  MOVE – Coach Alison  brings you an “Evergreen” workout […]

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Week 7: 7 Ways to Health in 7 Days

Good things come in small packages as they say. Fortunately this holds true for health habits. Little changes can make a big difference. This week’s challenge theme is “7 Ways in 7 Days…” (It is the 7th week of the challenge after all.) All our blog posts share tweaks to your way of doing things […]

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Week 6: Joy to the World

Black Friday may be gone (just barely) but there’s still the huge holiday rush ahead. With everything you’ve got on your plate, you’ve got to work hard to keep your sanity—and your weight—down. Doing some physical activity is a good way to stay focused. So is spending some time in Mindfulness state of mind. In keeping with this […]

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Week 5: Burn Off the Bird

Thanksgiving has a reputation for being the most fattening day of the year. This rep is well deserved: the  average American scarfs down more than 3,000 on that single day.  Don’t hate yourself for one day of overindulgence. Gooble, gooble and enjoy! But do try to keep it under control. This week’s challenge blog posts help you stay reasonable […]

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Week 4: Attitude of Gratitude

During the hustle and bustle of holiday season it’s easy to forget to stop, breathe and be thankful for all you’ve got.  This week we ask you to cultivate an “Attitude of Gratitude” by remembering to honor the one body you have. All of this week’s blog posts focus on treating yourself well so you […]

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Try This Sweat Off the ‘Small Stuff’ Workout

Quick…tell me the first word that pops into your head when I say “It’s the Holidays”. If you – like many others that I’ve polled on this – said “stress” then you need to keep reading. When I get all stressed out, I typically deal with it by going for a run because it releases […]

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Week 3 – Stuffing Happens (Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge)

You know how lack of time and too much to do can really stress you out over the holidays? Sometimes all that excess anxiety can have you reaching for all the wrong foods at all the wrong times. Hey, you’ve gotta learn how not to sweat the small stuff. Because, as you know, “Stuffing Happens” […]

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Week 2 – Waist Management (Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge)

This week your journey to Maintain rather than Gain this holiday season continues with some WAIST MANAGEMENT. Here are the 5 things you need to do this week! MOVE – Ben Allen delivers this short-and-sweet waist whittling workout you’re gonna love. We’ll also post workout recommendations from our streaming on demand library of over 450 fitness routines as well […]

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The Great Cardio Debate — Part 3: The Case for Steady State Cardio

Amanda Young

In my previous post, I presented the pros and cons of interval training and now it’s time to examine the other- decidedly less glamorous- side of cardiovascular training…steady state cardio. Doesn’t sound nearly as fancy as “high intensity interval training”, does it?? While the name makes it sound like a snooze-fest, this is where modern […]

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