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Q & A with Miss Ohio Bikini 2019 Lauren Ashbaugh

In addition to being the reigning Miss Ohio Bikini champion, Lauren Ashbaugh is also a personal trainer at Metro Fitness Worthington, under the direction of Mike Davies Fitness. Read on to learn more about Lauren: How did you get into bodybuilding? Long story short,...

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Goal-Setting for 2020

The month of January often ushers in a strong focus on personal and professional development, but trying to accomplish more using the same old techniques doesn’t offer much promise. The key is to create new systems that can help you reach your goals faster and with...

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New Fitness Factory App Unveiled

Want to improve your fitness and health in 2020? Your timing is perfect. Mike Davies has launched a comprehensive new app called “Mike Davies Fitness Universe.” Available on I- Tunes and Google Play for just $9.99 a month, the app is a tool to use and to share with...

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Upgrade Your Sleep

Each year many of us make New Year’s Resolutions and each year many of these resolutions are related to our health. Whether it’s to lose weight, exercise more or connect more with those we love, upleveling our health is always an activity that pays great dividends...

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A Moving Away List

Have you realized in less than 30 days we will be entering an entirely new decade? Seems kind of shocking. While no one knows what this new decade will look like, one thing is certain - we each have a say in it. A lot of people who are into goal setting point out that...

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Barbara’s Travel Tips

When you travel a lot, you come to depend on habits and tips to keep everything going smoothly. Recently while I was at 30,000 feet, I started thinking about my very best practices that make the biggest difference in my travel experiences. They boil down to these five...

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What’s a Shrug

Today I want to talk about one of my favorite clothing items: the shrug. If you haven't heard the term, it refers to a top that has long sleeves joined in the back, with very little else. It's designed to give a little warmth but without any bulk. I first learned...

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The Spiral of Success

Everyone has heard about the spiral of shame but no one's ever heard about the spiral of success. I know no one has because I just made that term up. But it's a real thing. And it has everything to do with personal transformation. Allow me to clarify: You know how in...

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The Best Concealer

Usually I am quick to mention that there is no "one best product" when it comes to makeup because there is soooo much out there and each of us is unique in what she prefers and is looking for. Compared to our grandmothers' or even our mothers' day, we have...

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Challenging Sushi

I love sushi. I really love it and I've enjoyed sushi at restaurants all over the country and beyond. You know how, at some restaurants, they have a menu that shows pictures of the individual pieces or the roll, to help customers know what to expect? And sometimes,...

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Cultivating Resilience

"A good half of the art of living is resilience." -Alain de Botton   The real estate mogul and star of "Shark Tank" Barbara Corcoran was asked what the difference is between a sales person making $40,000 a year vs. one making seven or eight million and she...

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Should You Journal?

Do you ever feel like you desire some direction, or you need to digest some life experiences and until you do all that energy is just swirling around inside you? I've got something that can totally help with that. It's a journal. I bought one last year and I cannot...

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