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March 2016

Strength

Puerto Vallarta Beach-Vacation Workout

March 28, 2016
Vacation Workout

As much as vacation is about rest and relaxation, eating food I’m not used to and having one or two (or ten) margaritas can leave me feeling a bit yucky the next day. To top it off, as much as I love the beach, I’ve never been able to sit on it all day because I get a bit antsy – even with a good book in my lap. An early morning beach-vacation workout before the sun is high in the sky (and before I eat breakfast) leaves me feeling refreshed and relaxed and better able to enjoy a day on the sand. Continue Reading

Regeneration

Easy Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing

March 21, 2016
Homemade Salad Dressing

Honestly, it’s so easy to make, I don’t know why more of us don’t. Food corporations have tricked us into believing that the store-bought stuff is the only way to go, when in fact homemade salad dressing is a simple way to save money, eat healthier, create less waste, and make salads tastier.

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Strength

We Forgot How to Squat

March 18, 2016
Squat

I can still hear my parents saying this, when I was helping move a couch across the room as a teenager: “Bend at the knees, not the waist!” This little bit of advice, designed to protect me from back injury, was misleading at best and entirely incorrect at worst.

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Mindset

How to Be Action-Oriented

March 10, 2016
Action-oriented

I realize that “action-oriented” has a stale corporate connotation, something you’d place in the “Skills and Interests” section of your résumé, or a trait you’d discuss with a boss during an annual performance review. But before you groan, hear me out! There is actually something to it.

But first, what exactly is action-orientation?

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