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 For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10 NIV


Getting Your Workout On: Finding Your Fit in Fitness

Posted on November 15, 2018 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

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A couple of questions I am often asked is: When is the best time to exercise? Where should I exercise? It sounds like simple, cut and dried answers would be the key. It is not. God did not create us the same and He certainly didn’t give us all the same lifestyle or family situation. Praise God! Life would be so boring, wouldn't it? When consid...

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Get the Most Out of Your Workout During the Holiday Season

Posted on October 31, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (1)

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So you got the candy tax from your kids—or nieces and nephews if you don’t have kids of your own. Feel like you scored big time? Watch out! You are just starting the “gain-the-most-weight-season” which runs now through New Year’s Day. Family and friends lovingly offer us food too good to pass up. O...

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Encore Post: Break Free from the Diet Hype!

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

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This blog post previously appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's website in late 2015. All work is my own.

By now, you have probably given up or restarted your weight loss efforts. You've gone on several diets that failed, tried weight loss supplements or other "miracles" just to sink a ton of money into a co...

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Back on Track: Recovering from Setbacks

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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I went cycling on a local trail with my hubby this past weekend. The ride started off tough for the first 3 to 4 miles. My legs burned badly. “Stop it!” they screamed. But I pushed through anyway and the burn went away. Walking 1 to 3 miles a day is good, but doesn’t help me stay in shape. Cycling f...

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Water Exercise Training for Painful Joints

Posted on April 17, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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I've been certified by the Arthritis Foundation, the YMCA of the USA, and studied with the American Council on Exercise for water exercise instruction. The following comes from 18 years experience teachin...

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Training for Outdoor Physical Activities

Posted on April 10, 2018 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)


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Special Note: Always check with your medical provider BEFORE you begin a new workout program to make sure it is safe for you.

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to ride my bike outdoors. As I write you, there are snowflakes falling in April with temperatures in the 20-30’s! Yuck! Where is Spring? Hope...

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Back Pain? Look Down

Posted on April 3, 2018 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

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This  encore post originally appeared in February 2015 on Totally Fit 4 Liffe's website. Since it is my own work, I can reuse as I wishl.

Special note: This post is not intended to replace proper medical attention. This is for informational purposes only. Consult your doctor if you have back problems first.

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Burn It!

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

This encore post orginally appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life in 2015. Since this is my work and very timely, I chose to post it for you.

Lots of inner-athletes hit the gym in the wee hours of the morning or during the post-work rush hoping to train lean & mean. Boot camps, HIIT classes, CrossFit, and Kettlebell classes really rev to the metabolism. Burn, baby, burn, they say. You can ...

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Working with the New Normal for Cancer Survivors

Posted on March 6, 2018 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (1)

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Special notice: This information should not be used as medical advice. It is for informational purposes only. Please consult your physician or health care provider before making any changes to your diet or beginning an exercise plan.

Recently, I though about some great clien...

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What's the Big Deal About Heart Health?

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (1)

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The Effects of Having a Heart Attack

Back in March, I had a heart attack. I was healthy. I ate healthy. I exercised regularly. My cholesterol and triglyceride numbers were great. Heart attack wasn’t on my health concern radar. But I still had a heart attack. Mine was not the typical reason for a heart atta...

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