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Are You Getting Too Much Sleep?

Are you one of those people who like to brag that you get by on very little sleep? Or are you like Rip Van Winkle and can sleep the day away and then some? You probably already know that not getting enough sleep can have a seriously negative affect on any attempt to...

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How to Get a Great Hair Cut Every Time

Here's a great way to help ensure that your next haircut or color is exactly what you envisioned. Instead of trying to describe it to your hairdresser using words, whip out a few pictures from magazines or on your phone. Now your stylist can clearly see exactly what...

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Raw Veggies Are More Nutritious Than Cooked. Wait really?

The truth is complicated. Let's take a look at arguments for both sides. The truth is really predicated on what type of vegetable you're eating. We can agree with the raw foodies that it's true cooking vegetables may destroy some vitamin content. Part of the argument...

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Exercising at Home

If you're a member of MDFU you already know that we provide weekly workouts that can be done from nearly anywhere such as your home in addition to a version of the weekly workout made specifically for the gym. One of our goals is to remove any excuses. The number one...

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How to Have Big Kissable Lips Without Injections

It's no secret that our lips tend to lose volume as we age. It's also no secret that big, luscious lips have been the fashion for several years now and that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon. What's a girl to do? Product to the rescue! You don't need a doctor,...

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Healthy vs. Nutritious

It’s no secret that the words we use shape our reality. When it comes to a fit lifestyle, a word that gets thrown around a lot in relation to food is “healthy.” “Kale is healthy.” “Eat more greens because they are healthy.” “My lunch was healthy.” These are the types...

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Why You Should Pay Attention To The Little Things

A few years ago we had an incredible snowy and cold winter here in Ohio. Because you never knew when you might get stuck in a snowstorm, I got in the habit of re-filling my gas tank whenever it got halfway empty, instead of waiting for it to get all the way empty as...

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5 Unexpected Reasons to Compete in Bodybuilding

As someone who competes in NPC bodybuilding events, I can confirm that the number one question people tend to ask is, "How did you place?" Our society places a lot of emphasis on winning. Of course, it is always nice to earn a trophy. Having your hard work be...

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The Correct Way to Warm Up and Cool Down

It's important to warm up and cool down and it's important to do it the most effective way. Over the past 10 years or so the fitness world has discovered that there's a better way to stretch, warm up, and cool down. I can still remember playing high school sports and...

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Motivating Kids To Be Healthier

First we all want our kids to be healthy and while there are a lot of ways you can help facilitate a healthy lifestyle for your kids perhaps the most powerful is to lead by example. Kids absolutely recognize the habits of their parents. Activities as simple as an...

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How to Make More Time

The days continue to get longer and with all this extra sunlight, it seems perfect to talk about a little-known self-care concept - time. Chances are, most of you reading this are very busy people. Between work, family, friends, travel, hobbies and taking care of...

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Are You Eating Enough?!

I suspect that you are all trying not to go over your allotted daily macros and you’re keenly watching your calories. I would also guess that some of you are having trouble eating enough calories. Most people think that it’s not a big deal if they have seventy five or...

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