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No Excuses

When you don't feel like going to the gym, when you feel like making an excuse, then watch this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obdd31Q9PqA
It works for me. I posted this to one of the Messaging Boards, and got so many positive comments. Hope you are inspired too!

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Chobani Greek Yogurt

First of all, it tastes great -- none of that yucky artificial sweetener or high fructose corn syrup, which makes yogurt sticky-sweet. Natural light sweetness (if it's not plain), and creamy, but no fat! Second, higher in protein than regular yogurt, which helps me to achieve daily protein goal. And...

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Insomnia and Eating

When you can't sleep, or wake up in the middle of the night and can't go back to sleep -- don't reach for sweet snacks! Have a half of a banana instead. I heard that bananas have something in them to make you sleep well, and it sure works for me without fail and guilt!! Our kitchen is never without ...

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Porter's Lotions

Just give it a try! Inexpensive but super effective. I use the face lotion -- diminished the dryness and fine lines in just a few days -- and "Hired Hand Cream" -- my usually dry hands are doing great this winter, and many others. I gave Porter's products for Christmas to my friends, and they all l...

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Look What I Can Do!

I tore ACL on left knee while playing tennis 6 weeks ago. The rehab included lots of strength work with resistance band. Instead of being discouraged with the weak leg, I asked my family to cheer for me for a set of leg lift, and for a tiny bit of regained strength, extra minutes on the bike.

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No Slouching

I use a ball chair at work. I don't slouch, and I keep balancing, just enough to keep my abs sucked in and back straight. I don't have a backache anymore, and at the end of the day I am less tired.

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