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Moves to Tighten Your Inner Thighs

Are you self-conscious about your inner thighs? Well, fear not!  Here are three equipment-free exercises to tighten up your inner thighs and have you feeling confident and sexy! Exercise 1: Plie Squat Begin with your legs wider than shoulder width, toes pointing out.   Either place ...

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4 Yoga Poses for a Better Butt

Yoga is one of my favorite forms of exercise.  It builds AND lengthens your muscles, giving you a long, lean, and sexy body.  Plus you feel amazing afterwards!  Here are 4 yoga poses to lift your booty! 1: Chair Pose – Utkatasana Begin standing with your ...

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5 Running Tips for Beginners

Running is hands down my favorite form of exercise. It’s cheap and simple and there’s nothing like the endorphin rush after a good run. But I didn’t always love running. In fact, for a good period of time, I hated it. I can ...

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Green Power Smoothie

Conventional wisdom is that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  And that is right.  Eating breakfast boosts your metabolism and prevents you from binging and/or overeating later in the day.  It improves concentration and productivity and even helps support weight ...

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Avocado Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 1.5 oz canned tuna ½ avocado 1-2 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs chopped red onion 1 medium clove minced garlic ¼ tsp chili powder Pinch of salt and pepper (Optional: ¼ tsp cayenne pepper) Directions: Open tuna and drain water Combine tuna, ...

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Coconut Almond Granola

I don’t know about you, but I love granola.  It’s a delicious and healthy snack that you can add to almost anything.  It’s also amazing because there are so many different varieties and variations.  As much as I do love store-bought granola, there ...

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Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad

Ingredients: Pasta 1 lb whole grain pasta Pesto 2 cups fresh basil ½ cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons pine nuts ½ cup graded parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice Roasted Vegetables 1 large broccoli head 2 large ...

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Newport Beach Triathlon Recap

My second triathlon was the Newport Beach Triathlon, exactly four weeks after my first. The “tri” season was wrapping up and I needed one more under my belt. The race was a sprint and included a .5 mi swim, 15 mi ride, and ...

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TriRock San Diego Triathlon Recap

I completed my first ever triathlon in San Diego last September! I had been training for 16 weeks with Team Challenge, which is a group similar to Team in Training. Team Challenge supports the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and in exchange ...

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