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These 5 Important Stretches Fit Perfectly Into Your Daily Routine

Sitting, standing, working out or just going about your daily routine… whether your activity level is very high or low, stretching should be a part of your regular routine for healthy muscles and a balanced lifestyle. Although daily stretching is something we all know we ought to do, why is it so many of us fail to be diligent with it? The key to making anything a part of your routine is to simplify it, and then just do it. To…

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Refreshing Low-Cal Raspberry Cocktail Recipe

No summer day is complete without a light and refreshing cocktail. Whether you are hosting a party for friends, lounging by the pool catching some rays or are just looking to cool off, this raspberry cocktail is a favorite of mine for Summer. This recipe is wonderful because it is low-cal, uses natural sugar and there is nothing in here to be ashamed of here. Using fresh raspberries, lime, maple syrup, and your alcohol of choice, this recipe is a…

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The best workouts for busy schedules

HIIT If you’ve never heard of HIIT before, it’s about time you do. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, and no, it’s not just another workout trend. This type of workout has increased in popularity through workout videos and those with busy schedules for its effectiveness. The idea behind HIIT is that it gets your heart rate up quickly with a lot of cardio-focused intervals. You can get a solid workout in with only 15-30 minutes if you try…

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The secret to being a morning person

Its often said that if you win the morning, you win the day. But many of us struggle to get out of bed at all, let alone “win” it. Being a morning person seems to be a gift not all of us are blessed with. But no matter your natural tendencies or preferences, with a few tricks and changes, we can all be a bright eyed and bushy tailed morning person, excited for the day. 1. Adjust your sleep cycle…

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Choosing the right plants for your home

A well decorated and happy home is one filled with vibrant green plants, soft petaled flowers and lots of fresh air from our foliage friends. Decorating a home with plants comes with a lot of inspiration and a little effective decision making. These quick considerations can save you time, money and potentially some really sad plants. These tips will help you ensure you choose the right plants for your home that you and your plants will love. 1. Will they…

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