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The Paleo Solution, Wheat Belly, Against All Grain, etc., etc. Gluten-free lifestyles are everywhere. You might be sick and tired of hearing about them. I am, and I live gluten-free. But it’s not a fad for me.   When I first heard the suggestion that I should stop eating gluten, I was already sick and […]

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Misadventures…

Have you ever heard of the movie, The Grey? The basic premise is that Liam Neeson fights for survival as he faces a pack of starving wolves that hunt him. A few weeks ago, I had a similar experience while walking through the timber at dusk. I knew how Liam felt with just a couple […]

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When all else fails…

This post won’t be for everyone, but if it’s for you, it might change your life.   Are you eating right, exercising, sleeping 8 hours most nights, and still feeling like crap or failing to get the body you want?  If the answer is ‘yes,’ something needs to change.   First, are you being honest […]

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Hello Folks!   Hanging out at the gym, especially around the first of the year, you hear a lot of people excited to try exercise that is new to them.  For too many of them, “I’m really excited to try this new program,” is followed by, “but I don’t know if my shoulder will let […]

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The squat—how many times have you heard that it’s the secret to a great butt and faster fat loss?  There’s certainly some truth to it.  Squats work your butt and the large muscles of your legs, and working those muscles takes energy that helps you lose fat.   But say you have painful knees or […]

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We’ve all said those words before.  “I can’t do pushups because it hurts my wrists.  I can’t do squats because of bad hips or knees.  I can’t exercise regularly because I have a demanding job, spouse, and kids.  My shoulder will never let me do that!  I can’t overcome my cravings.”   And yet, you’re […]

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Do you ever feel like something or someone came out of nowhere and sucker punched you?  You know…those times when your previously peaceful life suddenly gets turned upside down for reasons out of your control?     Stress, and occasionally lots of it, is just part of life.  So what do we do when it […]

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Running Pain-free

                    Everywhere across the US, people are gearing up for yearly Thanksgiving day runs. Some will run for the pure joy of running while others will run in an attempt to burn some calories that they’ll more than adequately make up for later in the day. […]

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Time For Tennis!

Hi Everyone!  Today we have a special treat in the form of an interview with Keith Koger from After 40 Tennis.  While you read, I’m going to go dig out my racket and hit the courts!   Kathryn: Please tell us a little about After Forty Tennis and why you started the site.   Keith: […]

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Admit it…you were dancing in your chair while the video played.  🙂 What do dancing penguins and gluten-intolerant people have in common?  Music doesn’t just affect dancing penguins’ ears and gluten doesn’t just affect our intestines.  Okay, I guess that really isn’t a commonality, but it’s a good bridge into the first area of healing […]

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