What’s the big deal?

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Have you noticed all the races that have popped up? You can do a 5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon, or Full Marathon. There are dirt bike races, fat bike races, bike tours, and inline skating races. Then there’s multi-sport races: duathlons (run, bike, run) and triathlons (swim, bike, run). There are more types than I can list! Why are these

Confessions To A Trainer

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I receive “confessions” all the time. “Julia, I didn’t do so well this past weekend. I ate . . .“ or, “Julia, I drank . . .“ Most of these confessions come and go and I am able to easily suggest alternatives and ways to help my clients navigate through these infrequent indulgences. However, one “confession” came this month that

Unforeseen Obstacles – Don’t Give Up

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How’s it going? You set great goals in January! You determined your “why” (If not, read my Jan newsletter.) and now February is here. How are you doing? Are you still doing great or did you have a hard time following through? My hope is that you are still moving forward with your health. However, there are many things that

Keeping Healthy Priorities

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I love this time of year! Love, joy, peace . . . giving, sharing . . . and most of all, remembering that Christ was born to bring the best gift of all—salvation! With all that we do to celebrate, the month is so special! However, it becomes very chaotic and hard to keep our health a priority. Here are

Holiday Feasting Tips 2016

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“Happy Thanksgiving!” Can you believe we will be hearing this greeting in about three weeks?! Time for family, friends, food, and football! It’s such a great time to reflect on God’s blessings! Unfortunately, it is also a time when so many over-indulge on food. The average American consumes anywhere between 3,000 and 5,000 calories on   

No one wants to work out all the time

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Let’s be honest. No one wants to work out all the time. “I’m too tired. I forgot my shoes. I have family coming to visit. I am too busy”. . . . Is this you? Do you dread heading to the gym? Do you wonder if you are the only one who doesn’t want to be there? Trust me. You