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June 14, 2018

Dreamers will never move forward until they become doers. So, dream of a goal that you want to achieve, then set out to do it!

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June 15, 2018

Have any young people in your life? Next time they’re prepping for a test, recommend high-intensity interval training as a study break of choice. (McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario) Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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June 17, 2018

Even the small things take courage to attempt. Back in high school, I put the word "Courage" on my ring to remind me to keep moving forward and never give up.

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June 19, 2018

As Dory said (Finding Nemo) "Just Keep Swimming, Just Keep Swimming"

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June 21, 2018

If better your child's physical health wasn't enough, here is another reason to let your child be active and play.

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June 22, 2018

Always know your path and by setting clear and realistic goals that can be accomplished.

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June 24, 2018

I have been a dreamer for many years but it hasn't gotten me where I want to be. So, that's why I am learning how to bring my dreams to life.

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June 30, 2018

I am passionate about enjoying my life and will do what it takes to make sure that is possible. Exercising and staying active allows me the ability to do just that. So, find something you are passionate about and knock down those barriers today :)

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July 2, 2018

With so many different kinds of eggs on the market, choosing the "right" ones can feel overwhelming. In this article, a Registered Dietitian explores the research on egg varieties: https://bit.ly/2lo8rWW Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 3, 2018

One sure fire way to get results is to stay consistent on your path and knocking down any barriers that stand in your way. Just like a raging river. 

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July 4, 2018

These are the current public health recommendations. If you have kids, how do you encourage them to get more physical activity throughout the day? Do you find ways to make it fun?  (International Journal of Cardiology) Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 5, 2018

This hearty, meat-free meal is sure to please even your pickiest eaters. If you give it a shot, report back with the results! https://bit.ly/Z7wDzN Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 5, 2018

Sucess is putting in the hard work and knowing that all the sweat, blood, and tears will pay off and then it does!!!

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July 7, 2018

I often tell my clients that there is a difference between exercise and physical activity. Exercise is done when you have a set goal such as walking for 30 minutes to improve your endurance. Whereas, physical activity is any task that requires movement of the body that is not goal driven such as, carrying a flower pot to put in the window. Your goal for better health should include both areas. One feeds the other if you want to look at it that way. Exercise will improve the way you perform physical activity.


Have you ever tried a standing desk? Do you look for ways to both walk and stand more throughout the day? This article sheds light on the importance of both. https://nyti.ms/2MhOZXn  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 8, 2018

There are lots of different styles of yoga that you can choose from but the most important part is finding the style that fits you. Here is a demonstration of Thai Yoga

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July 10, 2018

I agree and disagree with this statement. It is true when performing moderate exercise but when "always" pushing vigorously one can become burned out as well. Find balance in your exercise programs.

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July 11, 2018

I have always said, "Walking/Jogging is a poor man's sport". Not to say that it is less valuable, in fact, it could be the most valuable form of exercise you do. But this form of exercise is one that you don't need a ton of equipment or an expensive gym membership. When I was an undergraduate and was broke most of the time I would often use this as my form of exercise. So, get out and try it today. All it takes is putting one foot in front of the other. 

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July 12, 2018

This colorful, healthy dish combines the exotic flavors of asparagus with the sweetness of red grapes and the creamy, earthy crunch of pistachios. Published by IDEAfit Social Poster https://bit.ly/2IXuywQ 

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July 13, 2018

Our bodies are designed to move. That movement doesn't need to be extreme; a simple walk in the fresh air will suffice. Learn to appreciate your body; take care of it, the way it takes care of you!

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July 14, 2018

It can be difficult to get moving if you feel like you're out of shape. Here are some tips for getting back in the game: https://bit.ly/2lWnWWj

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July 15, 2018

Isn't this an exciting concept? You don't wait for the future to transform. You can start right now, but making simple daily choices that will lead to lasting change.

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July 16, 2018

Why shouldn't you skip leg day? Here are two studies that break it down. https://bit.ly/2lUN3J6

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July 17, 2018

Bad days come to us all. The trick is to roll with it and do what you need to do to get through it. And remember, when the bad day or the bad week is over, you can pick yourself up, overcome your challenges and hurdles, and rediscover your joy. Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 18, 2018

Try this innovative and delicious recipe for a heavenly, nutritionally solid veggie burger. http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/hazelnut-bean-burger  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 19, 2018

This is such a good rule of thumb for living your life. Take chances, try new things, and especially try things that scare you!  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 20, 2018

Grip strength also had a positive and significant association with visual memory and reaction time among 1,162 additional subjects with schizophrenia. (Schizophrenia Bulletin)  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 21, 2018

Why water is so beneficial to our health: https://nyti.ms/2zwPH1n  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 22, 2018

What small thing can you do today to share love and kindness with someone else?  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 23, 2018

Discover a few important exercise areas for the different trimesters of your pregnancy and how you can strengthen your body safely. http://www.ideafit.com/fi…/functional-training-for-pregnancy  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 24, 2018

There are so many different kinds of strong. Which kind are you?  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 25, 2018

Enjoy this side dish of crispy roasted potatoes bathed in a punchy herb sauce. Both the potatoes and the sauce can be prepared ahead of time, then kept chilled separately for up to 3 days. http://www.ideafit.com/…/roasted-potatoes-with-herb-caper-s…  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 26, 2018

This is such a good thing to remember. Scarcity mentality vs. abundance mentality. There is enough room for all of us. You deserve to achieve your goals. What steps can you take today toward living the life of your dreams?  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 27, 2018

It doesn't matter how many times you fall. What matters is that you get back up, every single time.  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 28, 2018

An interesting study that explores the body's reaction to fats and carbs: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2018/…/180614213837.htm.  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster

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July 29, 2018

The researchers found an association between years spent running during adolescence and lower body weight, smaller waist circumference and lower body mass index at age 24. Sports participation also seemed to positively affect BMI, while fitness/ dance did not produce any statistically significant results. (Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise)  Published by IDEAfit Social Poster