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    5 Kettlebell Swing Benefits + a Full-Body Toning Workout

    I love a good dumbbell workout as much as the next gal, but they aren’t the be-all, end-all of home weight training.  The kettlebell, for example, should be a must-have for any home gym. Why? I’ve got two words for you:  Kettlebell Swing.  If you need to take your workouts to the next level or are otherwise looking to spice…

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    Cubii JR Review – Is This Compact Elliptical Worth the Money?

    It’s January, which – depending on where you live – means it’s cold, dark, and snowy. Getting outside for some fresh air and exercise isn’t always feasible this time of year. I work a desk job from home and getting some physical activity into my day is hard enough as it is.  And although I work out three or four…

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    The 5 Best Fruits for Weight Loss (and Glowing Skin!)

    I seldom touched on diet topics in the past because I believe that the “perfect diet” doesn’t really exist and what works will vary depending on the individual, their goals, and their dietary preferences.  And I’m not an nutritionist. (I studied nutrition for my personal training certification, but it was more of a high level overview.) But I realized that…

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    Home Workouts

    How My New 4-Week Workout Plan for Weight Loss Will Kickstart Your Fitness Journey (No Equipment Required!)

    For a few months, I’ve been toiling away to create something that I feel is really missing in the home-fitness universe: A 4-week workout plan for weight loss, no equipment required – but that’s DOABLE for beginners and people who are struggling with time, budget, and motivation to work out consistently. Something simple but effective.  Something that skips the overwhelm…

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    The 21 Best Fitness Gifts Under $100

    It’s true the leaves are only just starting to change, but the reality is the holidays are right around the corner. It’s definitely not too soon to start thinking about what gifts to get for your friends and family. But the fitness nut on your list can be a bit tricky, especially if you’re on a budget. The good news is…

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    Honest Fabletics Review – Is VIP Membership Worth the Money?

    Fabletics advertising has been peppered throughout my Facebook newsfeed for years now.  I’ve always been curious about the brand, and from time to time I’ve clicked through to their website to look around. But I was wary of the VIP membership, and the discounts seemed a bit too good to be true, so I resisted the temptation to buy for…