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Exercise of the Week: Sumo Squats

One of my favorite exercises is Sumo Squats. It targets the same muscles as a regular squat except it puts a little extra emphasis on your inner thighs. It also requires no equipment and can be performed anywhere. What's not to love?   Equipment: None necessary   How To: Start standing straight and tall with your feet wider than hip-width and your toes pointing slightly out. If you've ever been involved in ballet, think extra-wide demi-plié. Putting your weight … [Read More...]

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK

Exercise of the Week: Sumo Squats

One of my favorite exercises is Sumo Squats. It targets the same muscles as a regular squat except it puts a little extra emphasis on your inner thighs. It also requires no equipment and can be performed anywhere. What's not to … [Read More...]

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Types of Muscle Contractions

There are three important types of muscle contractions: Concentric (muscle shortening): When your muscle exerts more force than is being placed upon it, your muscle is strong enough to shorten and therefore move the associated part of your body. … [Read More...]

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Summer Burst Tomato Pasta with Deconstructed Pesto

It's summer and there's nothing better than picking up some colorful and natural ingredients at your local market. This pasta sauce is full of fresh ingredients and is easy to make. While its flavors are delicate on the palette, it packs a great … [Read More...]

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Glow from Within

Summer is officially here - and I don't know about you, but my skin care and beauty routine changes drastically in these warm (and sweaty!) months :)  Here are a few of my summer beauty essentials, must-haves, as well as some tricks and tips to get … [Read More...]

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Mirror Talk

Mirrors are everywhere. Some people can't get enough of them while others try everything they can to avoid them. Regardless, it's important to accept that mirrors are there and that they are a huge part of your daily self-talk. You may not even … [Read More...]

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