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    5 Unexpected Ways to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

    5 Unexpected Ways to Live a Healthier Lifestyle
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    Living a healthy lifestyle can bring you many mental, social, and physical benefits. And yet, at the same time, it can also feel like one of the more difficult things...

    3 Simple Weight Loss Tips

    3 Simple Weight Loss Tips
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    Just ran into a friend, who gave me a big hug and said I was a “genius.”   I’m no Einstein, but...tell me more!  Turns out, after months of frustration,...

    9 Benefits of Keeping a Daily Fitness, Food or Personal Journal

    9 Benefits of Keeping a Daily Fitness, Food or Personal Journal
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    We all process thoughts and emotions from our experiences constantly throughout the day, but do you write those thoughts, emotions or experiences down? Do you keep a journal? Some of...

    Holiday Hacks

    Holiday Hacks
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    Holiday parties put me in a quandary.  I love spending time with friends and family, yet the temptation of delicious food and drink tests my resolve.  Is it possible to...

    Yoga Standing Poses to Increase Balance & Strength

    Yoga Standing Poses to Increase Balance & Strength
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    So….do you YOGA? It is a proven fact that a daily yoga routine can help you increase strength and stamina in all major muscle group, including vital running muscles, such...

    Running Away and Joining the Circus in Green Apple Active

    Running Away and Joining the Circus in Green Apple Active
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    Cracking the Code

    Cracking the Code
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    Cracking the Code Seriously jealous of my cat right now.  Wishing I could climb under my comforter and sleep all day, but that’s not going to happen.  Skipping the daily workout,...

    Yoga for Runners - 11 Yoga Poses Every Runner Needs

    Yoga for Runners - 11 Yoga Poses Every Runner Needs
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    Ohhhhhh that rush of endorphin after a long run is soooo AMAZING! Pounding the pavement aka running is a great way to stay in shape, however, also puts you at...

    Alternative Fitness Story and Resources

    Alternative Fitness Story and Resources
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    Green Apple Active is great not only for lounging around or for yoga.  It really can adapt to whatever lifestyle you live.  For example, I like the idea of yoga...

    Transitioning to a Vegan Lifestyle

    Transitioning to a Vegan Lifestyle
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    Is veganism something dwelling on your mind? Is it something you have been dwelling on with no idea where to start because you have little to no direction? Or is...

    An ounce of prevention

    An ounce of prevention
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    An ounce of prevention  30 minutes ago, everything was fine. Now, negativity is mounting, and I’d love to flop on the floor and throw a tantrum.  What’s going on?  Sudden...

    How to Keep Your Fascia Healthy

    How to Keep Your Fascia Healthy
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    What is fascia? Fascia is a fibrous connective tissue that lines your body. Why is it important? Fascia becomes less supple with inactivity and injury, leading to restricted range-of-motion and...

    Best Vegan Post Workout Meal for Weight Loss

    Best Vegan Post Workout Meal for Weight Loss
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    To hit a gym and resist your desire to eat are two significant ways of shedding those extra pounds. However, in order to make the most of your weight loss...

    5 Tips to Relieve and Prevent Back Pain during Pregnancy

    5 Tips to Relieve and Prevent Back Pain during Pregnancy
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    As soon as you take that pregnancy test and it comes out positive, the fatigue of pregnancy and back pain begins. You can no longer hop around and be equally...

    8 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking and Hiking

    8 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking and Hiking
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    On average, people in modern society spend less time outdoors than ever before in history.  However, each of us can do something to increase our time outdoors. Making an effort...

    Try Something New at the Gym Today

    Try Something New at the Gym Today
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    Sometimes, the real struggle isn’t the workout itself, but summoning the courage to try something new.  To help an elderly client combat shuffling, I encourage her to practice marching.  Worried...

    Is Technology Making You Fat: Tips to Get You Back on a Healthy Weight Loss Track

    Is Technology Making You Fat: Tips to Get You Back on a Healthy Weight Loss Track
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    If we look back at the last few decades, there is no denying that the technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. With the advancement of technology in every field...

    How Yoga Increases Your Overall Health & Wellness

    How Yoga Increases Your Overall Health & Wellness
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    Helping each other improve our lifestyles through simple communication is such a terrific part of our daily energy please share and dream to be the best ~

    The Solution to Your Slump. Keep Exercising.

    The Solution to Your Slump. Keep Exercising.
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    Today was really one of those days.  A day where it took everything I had to make myself drive to the gym, instead of home, after work.  (Which, for a...

    How a Vegan Diet Helps You Live Longer

    How a Vegan Diet Helps You Live Longer
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    Going vegan is a really big commitment which will have effects on your whole life. Most people begin this journey only to exit early due to the lure of sweet-tasting...

    What Happens To Your Body When You Start Doing Yoga

    What Happens To Your Body When You Start Doing Yoga
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    If you would like to lose weight, have glowing skin, develop a flexible body or enhance your mind and body in any way, yoga can help you achieve it all....

    Tips for a Stronger Immune System

    Tips for a Stronger Immune System
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    Do you often wonder why some people never get sick, while others are always getting sick? If your answer is yes, you should know that it’s all about the level of "immunity" your body has to external invaders! In order to protect your body from diseases, having a clear understanding of the human immune system is extremely crucial.

    7 Easy Mindfulness Exercises to Improve your Mental Health

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    Mental health should never be joked around with, let alone not getting treatment. People often postpone their psychiatrists because they feel that society will mark them as crazy. And this...

    13 Reasons To Eat More Protein

    13 Reasons To Eat More Protein
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    By Sarah Taylor Found throughout the body, protein is essential for skin, bone, muscle, and virtually every other tissue and body part. Without enough protein in your system, your body...

    4 Stress Relieving Detox Drinks You Need to Try

    4 Stress Relieving Detox Drinks You Need to Try
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    Stress has become a big part of one's life. This is why a lot of people nowadays find several ways to flush out the stress of everyday living. Some are...

    Can Superfoods Help You Sleep?

    Can Superfoods Help You Sleep?
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                                        Can Superfoods Help You Sleep? According to the Centers for Disease Control...

    3 Healthy Summertime Salads

    3 Healthy Summertime Salads
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    It's almost summertime, and what summertime means to me living in San Gabriel valley is hot!!

    You haven't lived life until your air conditioner comes to life, tries to fight you because it's 112 degrees and they are tired of you leaving them on all night. They need a break too! Hehe.

    3 Breathing Techniques that will calm you down

    3 Breathing Techniques that will calm you down
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    With the way things have been going lately in the world, from everyone scurrying by to get through the day, to living in the absolute now, as busy as we all may be, we still need to take a little time out to just breath. 

    3 most AMAZING Vegan Green Shakes

    3 most AMAZING Vegan Green Shakes
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    When most people hear the word "Vegan" being used, it may be off putting to those who are meat eaters, or it may excite the food connoisseurs who enjoy living adventurously by trying new recipes outside of their comfort zones. I found these amazing recipes surfing the Internet in search of something new, and am forever thankful that I did.
     
    I am going to introduce you to three of the most AMAZING Vegan Green Shakes, that don't provoke that unwanted fear of vegetable sludge that by the looks of it, resembling the infamous Ghostbuster's slime, or having the taste and smell of the green algae that forms on the shorelines of ponds where turtles love to frequent.
    I'm sure as those unfamiliar with how good Vegan shakes can really be, myself included, are thinking to themselves, "Whaaat!" as those Vegan Green Shake lovers are like "BRIIINNG ITT!!"

    Healthiest Cities: did your city make their list?

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      Going green and being healthy can be hard, it takes commitment to the environment and your health. These cities are making it easier to be healthy and green. See...

    Natural Hydration Tips for the Summer

    Natural Hydration Tips for the Summer
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    Planning for a summer escapade? Excited for island hopping, snorkeling, scuba diving and beach volleyball? Before anything else, make sure that you are physically equipped for the heat of the...

    Planning Tips for Spring Hiking

    Planning Tips for Spring Hiking
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    If you have that spirit of adventure and love for nature then hiking in the mountains is definitely worth a try. It’s a great way to lessen the stress of daily life and burn away those calories you’ve been storing up last season.

    8 Healthy Breakfast Meals That You Can Prepare in less Than 10 Minutes

    8 Healthy Breakfast Meals That You Can Prepare in less Than 10 Minutes
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    Always rushing to go to work in the morning? Don’t skip breakfast. We came up with a list of some easy-to-prepare and healthy breakfast recipes that you can actually do in less than 10 minutes, to help you save time but still gain nutrition from the most important meal of the day.

    Simple Home Hacks for Greener Living

    Simple Home Hacks for Greener Living
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    Sustaining the green-living can be quite tough especially when everyday there are tons of new-product choices readily available for our use. If you are trying to find ways to be more eco-friendly, consider the following simple hacks you can easily do at home.

    Incorporate Yoga In Your Daily Routine

    Incorporate Yoga In Your Daily Routine
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    For many of us, incorporating yoga in your daily routine isn’t that easy. But, by trying to perform simple yoga steps even just for a few minutes every single day may benefit us in several ways. This can actually help in promoting a deeper awareness of the body and mind.

    Eight Healthy Snacks for Super Bowl That You Can Make in 15 Mins

    Eight Healthy Snacks for Super Bowl That You Can Make in 15 Mins
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    We give you eight examples of such snacks that are super easy to prepare so can you spend less time preparing and more time eating and watching the game.

     

    What’s The Rush?

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    The benefits of Savasana…..

     

    I get it.  You are a Type A, on-the-go, two-page to-do list super-human kind of student.  But give yourself a break and really explore the benefits of your practice; give yourself the gift of Savasana.  As a yoga teacher in Los Angeles it’s always a challenge to communicate to my students the benefits of savasana.  A lot of people consider Savasana a dispensable little nap after the physical exertion of their practice.  I’ve seen more and more students leaving before Savasana and complaining to me that they just don’t have the time.  But you can make the time, even if you have to leave early

    Coconut Oil and You: How You Can Improve Your Health Using Coconut Oil

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    If you're looking for a new, inexpensive way to improve your overall health, there's no better product than coconut oil. Widely available at both grocery and health stores, coconut oil offers a versatile way to improve your body both inside and out.

    My Inspirations…

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    From wild child to professional dancer… I was the least likely candidate to become a Senior Yoga Teacher.

    Tips for Moms: How to Fit Exercise into Your Busy Schedule

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    Whether you’re a new mom of an infant or have been to the delivery room a few times, you are busy. Doctor appointments, sports practices, late-night feedings, recitals, school, perhaps work—all of these things demand your time and energy.

    Pranayama: Valuable Breathing in Yoga

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    There's a good reason people speak of "the breath of life." Breathing is the key to a calm state of mind and healthy immunity against disease. Indeed, deep breathing, also known as pranayama, goes with the practice of yoga and meditation.

    The Benefits of a Kettlebell Workout

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    Kettlebells are one of the new ways to blast away fat while building strength and endurance. These cast-iron balls with handles range in size from 4 pound up to 175 pounds. There are even kettlebells that allow you to quickly change the weight by adding more plates.

    How to Clean a Yoga Mat and Keep it Odor Free

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      Dr. Kristie If you’re a student of yoga, you know how important your yoga mat is to your stretching success. It might surprise you to learn that yoga mats...

    How to Use the Power of Nature to Promote Sleep

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    by Dr. Kristie We all suffer from insomnia on occasion but for some people it’s a nightly occurrence. If you fall into this category, you know how frustrating persistent insomnia...

    The Meaning Behind Yoga

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      by Constance Bourg In the modern world, yoga is often nothing more than a way to keep stress at bay and to keep fit, hence the spelling of the...

    5 Ways to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

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        By Charles Jackson     We all want to live longer and healthier but, the temptation to procrastinate, forget about our diets and indulge in everything that is...

    Cutting Down on Toxin Consumption

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    By Susan M. Keenan ©2007 Cutting down on toxin consumption is a vital part of maintaining optimum health. Today, more than ever, our consumption of toxins is relatively high due...

    Beet Juice: 5 Fantastic Benefits for Your Health

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    The beet is a root vegetable that can be cooked, boiled, or baked, and many people are beginning to consume it as a juice in order to easily take advantage...

    Why You Need to Rethink the Idea of "No Pain, No Gain" in Exercise
     

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    By Wanda Marie Thibodeaux   It's a mantra heard thousands of times for decades in gyms across the country: "No pain, no gain!" Although the trainers who spouted this idea...

    6 Ways to Get More Energy

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      Do you often feel sluggish and slow? There are various reasons why lethargy may creep into your body and mind. Addressing them can help you gain vitality. At the...

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