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Miss BeFit: Primal Workouts

I was talking to Cole “The Machine” Anderson a couple days ago and he told me about an article he was reading about “primal workouts” which I found pretty amusing and I only imagined lads and lasses running a...
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Miss BeFit: Beginning Yoga at CorePower

There’s a constant pressure in our lives to push for the bigger and better, the next level. Sometimes we can get so carried away trying to do more that we end up sucking at what we already do. The pros fea...
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Miss BeFit: Push Ups

Chuck Norris doesn’t do push ups. He pushes the world down. That’s right. I opened with a Chuck Norris joke about push ups. But seriously, I can’t think of a simpler, more versatile muscle toning exercise E...

Flip the Switch: Special Update (Week 14)

I ended my blog series about my experiences working out with Jess Hogue, owner and P.T.  at Shape Plus Personal Training. But, I didn't end my journey. And, this blog is part of that journey--the amount of ...
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Miss BeFit: CorePower Yoga

All week I’ve been seeing yoga mat-toting guys and gals of all ages leaving CorePower Yoga Grant Studio with bright red cheeks and sweaty hair plastered to the backs of their necks. I can count the number of ...

Flip the Switch: Week 10

I always hear men saying, "I'm so glad I'm not a girl." And, I get that. We have to literally carry the burden of procreation in our bodies (which are then really screwed up from it) and the whole mess of thing...
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Miss BeFit: Tae Bo

It would be unfair of me to not give credit to the man who put the spark back in my motivation to work out. I’ve laughed with him, I’ve cried with him, and I’ve acquired a killer round-house kick with him,...
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Miss BeFit: Meditation

In the midst of a particularly stressful week, I was on the phone with Cole “The Machine” Anderson when he launched into some long-winded story about urban planning, or Urban Outfitters, something like that (...

Flip the Switch: Week 9

Building trust in yourself is a lifelong endeavor and applies to every single thing. Last year, I was out of control. I wasn't on some drug/booze bender. It wasn't like I was eating 10,000 calories per day ...
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Miss BeFit: The Joy of Running

I won’t lie to you. Probably the only good thing to me about running pre-2010 was carbs. Back in high school on the track team I would think about Spaghetti-Os while I lugged my body around the track trying t...

Flip the Switch: Week 8

I feel like friends and family are your greatest mirrors. If you're being a jerk, you can see it in their faces. If you're sad, you see that, too. Last year, in particular, my friends and family mirrored a lot ...