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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 ...

Flip the Switch: Week 7

I've lost twenty pounds since Jan. 1. It's absolutely incredible and it wasn't an accident. It's the direct result of making a plan and sticking to it. Twenty pounds. Wow. It proves that this whole process ...
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Miss BeFit’s Five Favorite Yoga Poses

The best thing, for me, about working out and staying in shape is realizing exactly how much my body is capable of. It's that adrenaline rush that comes from pushing your body past what you know you can do an...
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Miss BeFit: Tabata Training

Four minutes. There’s really nothing you can’t do for just four minutes. You can listen to Justin Bieber sing with Ludacris, or you can toast a bagel and pick a shmear, or you can read a couple pages of Snook...

Flip the Switch: Week 6

It's the little things in life that count, and trust me, nothing is more true than when you're trying to lose some weight and achieve physical fitness. I love the shows The Biggest Loser, Heavy and I Used t...