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DEAN: Balance ball, balance boards, dumbbells
CHRIS: Recumbent bike
JOE: Swiss ball and jump rope
SARA: A treadmill and free weights
BECKY: Large exercise ball
JEN: Hand weights, a resistance band, videos
NICOLE: Stability ball, dumbbells, resistance bands, a kettlebell, yoga/Pilates mats/props/straps, and lots of fitness DVDs

In the grocery, I usually head for _________ first. 
DEAN: Fruit
CHRIS: Fruit and veggies…but I do stop and grab some Combos
JOE: Fruits and veggies
SARA: Deli for chicken salad & turkey
BECKY: Produce
JEN: Fresh fruits and veggies
NICOLE: Produce (gotta be organic!) or bulk foods section

My personal motto: 
DEAN: “Think first, then eat.”
CHRIS: “Your daily actions and words can impact more people than you realize!”
JOE: “Everything matters, but one thing won't make or break you.”
SARA: “Goals can only be achieved if you set them, and do your best to reach them.”
BECKY: “I can't, can't do anything.”
JEN: “There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”
NICOLE: “Make yourself a priority.”

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