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Eat Your 'Blahs' for Breakfast: Top Mood & Energy Lifters

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Posted on: August 20, 2013 12:24 PM
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Have you ever had 'one of those days'?  Chances are you already know the ominous circumstances that can lurk behind this phrase.  'One of those days' can mean everything from a flat tire, to spilled coffee.  It can be a compilation of little bummers, or it can be the nearest definition of catastrophe.  Regardless, we have all been there. If you have no idea what I am talking about, I will assume one of the following:  1) you have mastered... READ MORE »

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Cupcakes

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Posted on: July 4, 2013 12:21 PM
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MY NAME IS MEGAN, AND I AM A CUPCAKE ADDICT.  ("HI, MEGAN"). I am currently on Step 1.   I acknowledge that I am powerless over cupcakes and that my life has become unmanageable as a result.  I have found that my buttercream threshold has elevated to the point where I now need 4-5 cupcakes to experience the dopamine response that one cupcake used to provide.  I find myself arranging my schedule, and my route home, in order to casually travel... READ MORE »

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Meg vs. The Machine (Part I of II)

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Posted on: June 22, 2013 12:19 PM
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As I write this entry... my iPod is syncing to a laptop, while my iPad alerts me to the fact that 'I should drink 11 oz. of water RIGHT NOW', my Zac Morris cell phone is transmitting a client text to confirm training on Sunday, and my desk top computer looms before me with a blank sheet of 'paper' upon which to 'write' a 'blog' that will be transmitted via Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Google+, Blogger, etc. to the world at... READ MORE »

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THE BIG 7

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Posted on: June 8, 2013 12:17 PM
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If you walk into a room full of nutritionists, dieticians and fitness professionals, and yell something like 'fat burning zone' or 'organic', not only will everyone stare at you (for yelling, of course) but you will probably have unwittingly begun at least 27 separate debates (that may or may not end in bloodshed).  You may have already realized that one of the most frustrating things about fitness/nutrition is that everyone seems to contradict each other! In an effort to clear... READ MORE »

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What if we all walked around naked?

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Posted on: May 30, 2013 12:12 PM
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I have often posed this question to my personal training clients, and their answers have varied as widely as their success rates... and often in direct relation.  But seriously... what if we all walked around naked?!  Think of how different our world would be.(Assume, for the sake of argument, that all of the apocalyptic predictions of global warming have, indeed, come to pass... and we are not forced to weather the brutal Midwestern winter in our birthday suits).    First... READ MORE »

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