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10 Healthy Gift Giving Ideas

in the spirit of the holidays, i put together a list of 10 recommended healthy gift giving ideas. each of these items encourages healthy living; and i personally would burst at the seams if i found any of them under my tree.

while it is a bit late to be doing your holiday shopping on the eve of Christmas, i hope you will keep this fantastic companies and products in mind the next time you are looking to buy a gift.

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Gear Finder – Get Lost in Green

find the recommended activewear from previous post… “Get Lost in Green”

NIKE DRI-FIT RELAY TANK   *   LULULEMON IN FLUX JACKET

LULULEMON WUNDER UNDER PANT   *   BROOKS GHOST 8 RUNNERS

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Nike Dri-Fit Relay Tank

Purchase at www.eastbay.com for $27.99

Purchase similar, the Teaser Tank from Montiel Activewear for $28

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Gear Finder – Good Exercise for Bad Knees

find the activewear from previous post… “Good Exercise for Bad Knees”

ADJUSTABLE HANDFUL SPORTS BRA   *   ALO UNDERTONE LEGGING

IVIVVA TUMBLIN TANK   *   BROOKS GHOST 8 RUNNERS

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This is Going to Hurt, and it’s Going to be Worth it

they say that the most difficult part of any journey, is taking the first steps.  that is indisputably the case when it comes to getting in shape physically.  when we feel good about ourselves and our bodies, it is easy to work out.  however, when we are out of shape and uncomfortable in our own skin, it’s difficult to face up to the discomfort of those first few workouts.  it is going to hurt.  but the important thing to remember is that the pain is temporary, and it is going to be worth it.

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How To Get Fit and Stay In Shape

“how do i get fit and stay in shape?”  “what is the best way to lose weight and be healthy?” these are both questions that i am asked frequently.

my suggestion to people seeking an answer to these questions, doesn’t involve a new scientific study that ends in me trying to sell you a product.  there are enough people trying to sell a product, or a fad.  i most certainly could list a number of thoughts in regards to one’s diet, muscle confusion, and more; but for the sake of simplicity, i am going to make this easy and leave one suggestion and one suggestion alone.  the best way to get fit and stay in shape, starts and ends with motivation.  therefore, my suggestion is to find an activity you love so much, that it doesn’t feel like something you HAVE to do, but rather something you WANT to do.

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