How to Fit in at the Fitness Center

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4/13/2013 12:00 PM   :  11 comments   :  24,988 Views

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Fitting In at the Fitness Center

A former athlete who's trying to get back into shape has started a website with tips on how to feel comfortable at the gym if you're new to working out or just returning to fitness. From The New York Times

Can You Patent A Steak?
Researchers at Oklahoma State University discovered a new steak, but they won't say where in the cow it's located. They're first trying to patent the steak--and the butchering process. From NPR

A shocking (and hot!) tip for preserving produce
Save money and extend the life of your produce with this simple but life-changing tip. From the Associated Press via timesunion.com

Take a Meditative Mind to Unexpected Activities
Applying meditation techniques to everyday activities can have a profound effect on your life. From Fit Sugar

21 Meditations to Make You Love Yo’Self!
If you need some help learning to love your body, this easy guided program is for you. From Fit Bottomed Girls

7 Ways to Save on Health Care

Spending too much on health care? Find out how to save money on everything from hospital bills to prescriptions. From Fitness Magazine

Kindergarten Rules to Live By
A yoga teacher and mom explains how spending a morning with kindergarteners helped her remember some of life's most important (and simplest) rules. From Yoga Journal

8 Moves to Perk Up Your Boobs

Fight gravity and reverse the sag with these targeted strength moves. From Self

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Comments

  • 11
    The 8 Moves to Perk up Your Boobs. I sure am gonna plan to do this one. Thanks. - 4/19/2013   2:15:13 PM
  • 10
    I recall when I joined a gym (for the first and probably LAST time) and the NHL lockout was on and Georges Laroque was training there and the lady helping me said "oh that's just George just ignore him" he smiled at us and then carried on. - 4/16/2013   10:55:11 PM
  • MKIRKLE
    9
    There were three of the articles I found interesting enough to bookmark so I can refer to them again. Thanks - 4/15/2013   10:20:00 AM
  • 8
    I just don't get the idea of needing to fit in at a fitness center. I have gone to gyms in several different states and around the world. Not once did I have the need to "fit in" at all. People at the gyms were there to work out and unless you are looking for a work-out buddy there shouldn't be a problem. - 4/14/2013   11:27:10 PM
  • 7
    Since I just had all my strawberries go bad AGAIN, I found the one on preserving interesting. It did take forever to get it to load, though. I also was interested on 8 ways to perk up your boobs since I am older and sag a lot. - 4/14/2013   9:53:17 PM
  • 6
    Unless the web-page just didn't load properly, there is NOOOO information on what "Heat Shocking" IS!! I click on the link to learn about preserving produce, and all there is is one stupid sentence.... zero explantion! Thanks for the waste of time!! - 4/14/2013   7:53:12 PM
  • 5
    I did the Chopra-Oprah 21 day meditation and it was FABULOUS! - 4/14/2013   1:46:04 PM
  • RACEWELLWON
    4
    How to save on Medical Bills - yes , you should check your bills but you should read your Policy or Medicare and Medicaid to understand what Health Issues are covered. Yes , there are many billing errors they are referred to bundling a medical code (double billing) A way to cut back on Medical Bills is to get moving (physically ) and research nutrients to correct Medical Issue before they become a problem or correct through combination of Medicine and Healthy Habits - In the Medical Field - 4/14/2013   11:58:46 AM
  • 3
    I might try heat shocking some of my produce and see if it seems to make it last a little longer. - 4/14/2013   11:25:36 AM
  • 2
    Who has time to heat shock their produce? - 4/14/2013   8:42:05 AM
  • 1
    The 8 Moves to Perk Up Your Boobs from Self Perked My Interest And I Plan To Add Them To My Strength Training Workout. Great Moves! Thanks! - 4/13/2013   11:35:11 PM

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