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7 Reasons You Should Start Strength Training

Hitting the treadmill is good for everything from your heart to your mood—but if you’re not also strength training on a regular basis, you’re missing out on some major health benefits. Keep reading fo…

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5 Unforgettable Things About Envision Festival 2015

The fifth annual Envision Festival is about to blast off along the Southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica from February 26th through March 1st. Envision is an annual gathering that aims to provide a pla…

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Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

So you've cut back on sweets and started exercising -- but you're still not losing weight. What gives? Read on for some of the surprising reasons the scale isn't budging.     1.…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life. I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my mother’s guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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Healthy and Hearty Veggie Soup

Get all the veggies you need in one comforting, delicious soup. The veggies add a variety of tastes, textures and immune-boosting nutrients, while the ketchup adds a little hint of tomato sweetness --…

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5 Surprising Foods that are Keeping You Fat

Besides the obvious junk foods, there are 5 foods that you may never have suspected of packing on the pounds. Diet Soda,
 Really? Research conducted at the University of Texas Health Science…

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7 Sneaky Things That Can Sabotage Your Diet

Losing weight isn’t always as easy as making healthier food choice and exercising more. Keep reading to find out how your job, travel schedule, and other factors affect your diet.   Travel Pa…

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A Simple Way to Turn Yoga into a Kid-Friendly Adventure

Parent-child yoga classes can be pricey. This series of kids yoga videos have been a great way for me and my son to do yoga together for free instead. When I was pregnant, I had a many pictures…

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7 Ways to Be Annoying at the Gym

There's nothing quite like an hour at the gym to get your blood pumping…or boiling. Exercise is good for body and spirit, but sometimes a trip to the gym turns out to be more stressful than it should.…

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Spinach and Parsley Quinoa, and Tofu Tower

For this week’s Care2 recipe, I’d like to share two recipes from David Halward, a friend of mine. The quinoa dish is fresh and simply tasty. The Tofu Tower looks as good as it tastes. Spinach and Par…

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