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Miss BeFit: Pill-Poppin’ Nation

Pills, pills, pills (should Destiny’s Child decide they’d like to regroup, I think I’ve found their next single.) It is with increasing regularity that I come across an article in a fave rag about pills or pr...
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Like a Moth to the Flame, Burned By the Fire

On Tuesday, in an evening class, I noticed something:  midway through the session that began at 7:30 p.m., it started to get dark. Darker than I like, because we all know what the growing early darkness means (...
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Health Bent: Nutritionist Angela Csargo

You are what you eat. Even idiots know the idiom, but few fully grasp that the random garbage they’re consuming is gradually trashing their vessel. Western medicine-trained doctors are allegedly responsible f...
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Miss BeFit: Raw Diets

I haven’t ever really been a huge fan of vegetables. Fruit, I can eat it every day, every meal, no matter what. I’ll eat a whole mini watermelon in a day and I’ll slice four kiwis in half and scoop ‘em out wi...
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Help! (I Need Somebody)

I rolled out my mat tonight and these were some of the first words said: “One of the great things about yoga is that, yes, it is a group thing, and that community is so special, but it is also an individual thi...
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My Krav Maga Adventure

  I bet most of you are wondering... What is Krav Maga? That's what I said too. I saw an advertisement for Krav Maga while riding shotgun about a month ago... And it wasn't a brightly colored, screa...
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Miss BeFit: 4th of July “Fitness”

I woke up on the morning of July 5 with one thought in my head: “GO WORK OUT.” This was after four days of sitting on my ass because it was too hot and I can’t figure out my air conditioner, and eating burger...
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Downward Dog Style: Creature of Habit

I realize I’ve become a creature of habit in the way that I practice yoga. I like my neighborhood studio so much that I find going to another studio is almost painful for me. The Grant Street Studio where I pra...
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Miss BeFit: Fantasy Adventure

Sometimes you just really need a vacation. If you can’t manage to take one for a while, you’ve got to live vicariously through your friends who can. My friend T-licious just got back from Puerto Rico and t...