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What The Heck Is Mindful Eating?

So you’re taking steps to make healthier choices with your diet, and are making sure you are getting exercise each day. But are you practicing mindful eating? You may be asking … “What the heck is mindful eating?”   According to Psychology Today: “Mindful eating involves paying full attention to the experience of eating and drinking, …

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Start Your Day Right with A Healthy Breakfast

You’ve probably heard the quote “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, so many times that it has begun to lose its meaning. However, it’s not just a myth. There’s a reason that quote is so popular. Breakfast has numerous benefits for your mind and body such as: It decreases appetite Helps you …

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How To Avoid Overeating

Sometimes those family/friends parties, eating out or holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge in those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days.  Or …

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Why Do We Need Stay Hydrated?

Do you drink water every day and keep yourself hydrated? If not, then keep reading… Our bodies need water to survive and function well. I make sure I keep myself hydrated especially when working out or when I’m feeling hot and thirsty. I even carry a water bottle with me, in my backpack, car and …

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Why You Should Cool Down After Exercise

Why Cool Down Is Important and You Should Do It After Exercise. Ahh…Cool down; my favorite part of the workout. It’s when I know that I’m almost done after an intense workout and I feel a lot better too! But did you know that most people forget or even skip this part? I know this …

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Why You Should Warm Up Before Exercise

When it comes to exercise, most of us think more about the workout and we forget or even skip the warm-up or the cool down. Here’s Why Warm Up is important and You Should Do It Before Exercise. You’re probably thinking: “Do I have to?” “Is it really that important?” or “I want to burn calories …

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Simple Safety Tips To Know Before You Exercise

Fitness Safety Tips To Know Before You Start Exercising. Note: If you haven’t been active or exercising in a while, start slowly. If you have some health concerns, talk to your doctor and ask which activities are safe for you to do before you start to do any kind of exercise. Here are some fitness …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Zumba

For those of you who don’t know that I teach dance fitness such as Zumba in San Francisco Bay Area and I get asked a lot especially from first-time students who join my class about Zumba, so I thought I’d share some FAQ or a Beginner’s guide to Zumba Fitness: What is Zumba? Zumba is …