Posts by Dee Dee

Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

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It Comes Out of Nowhere The other day, I was on my way home from the gym when I decided to pull into a local convenience store to purchase a lottery ticket. I don’t usually play the lottery but as the jackpot was over

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Functional Fitness [VIDEO]

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Hey Beautiful People! A few of you have asked about a Functional Fitness video we had here. Well, long story short – the player didn’t play nice with our website. From what I have seen around the web, we’re not alone. We’ve got a new, more elegant solution to show videos (okay, we’re just embedding…

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Organize Your Mind with Tech

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When we’re feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or just plain wired, it’s only natural to blame technology. We’re constantly being tagged with notifications and it send that we’re staying at our phones every other minute. But let’s take a step back here. We choose to keep in touch. We choose to remain on notification overload. Don’t shoot…

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Senior Exercises [IS INJURY INEVITABLE?]

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As a senior, in many ways, it’s more vital to adhere to a solid exercise plan than as a young person. Young and old alike are both susceptible to injury but injuries that may be considered minor during your youth could be catastrophic as a senior.

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Too Old To Join A Fitness Class? NEVER!

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What’s your most frequent excuse for not joining a fitness class? You’ve never tried one. It’s been years (and years). They’re too hard. You don’t know which one is best for you. The bottom line is, when working on their own, most people don’t work as hard as they would as when they exercise with…

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Wake Up! Scents to Get You Rolling

Use aromatherapy to help you wake up What are your favorite, “Wake You Up,” smells that get you rolling in the morning? Coffee? Bacon? French Toast? There are some great aromatherapy scents to help you get moving when the alarm goes off that are not only effective, they are easier on your waistline. The Best…

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Senior Focus: Avoid the Tea and Toast Diet

Tea and Toast Can Be Hazardous to Your Health Don’t Do As I Do Ever since you were a kid, you were told to, “Eat your vegetables,” and, “Eat everything on your plate.” Why is it that as we age, we ignore the sage advice our parents gave us – advice we probably passed down…

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Strength Training for Balance [DOES IT WORK?]

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Finding Your Balance With Strength Training When Did the World Tip Over? At first, it may have been a subtle shuffle here or there. Maybe you tried to get out of a chair and fell backward (good thing it was a comfy chair) or maybe you were just side-stepping in the kitchen to access the…

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Mindfulness Wards Off Mental Monsters

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It happens more often that you’d care to admit. You’re only half-way through your day and you’re drained. You’re exhausted but there’s no way you can stop now. It seems like the rest of the world is racing by and you are stuck in mud. You grab another cup of coffee or green tea –…

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Realize Life Balance With Aromatherapy

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Evolving from, “Some Hippy Fad,” that included scented candles and incense that were used primarily to hide what were at the time, “illicit,” smokables, Aromatherapy has been scientifically proven to be useful as a mood modifier. What was once used to mask offensive odors is now a bona fide tool for helping to manage everything…

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