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FAD DIETS AND WHY THEY DON’T WORK

By now, most people know fad diets don't work, but let's be real, if you are trying to lose weight it can sometimes be hard to resist trying the diet that your co-worker or family member keeps buzzing about. They have already lost 10 pounds and singing the glory of the “Lose Your Muffin Top ...

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A Note From Kate: The Dancer’s Body

You’ve all seen it. The dancer’s body. The long, lean, strong physique that makes a woman extra graceful in all that they do. There are so many new dance/movement-based exercises that are growing in popularity. Girls are getting off the treadmills and getting moving everywhere I look and I LOVE it. In dance, you literally ...

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How To Get Abs With Diet And Exercise

It's a New Year and you are suddenly motivated to get killer abs now! You are over holiday parties, decadent deserts and heavy family comfort foods. You are no longer interested in scouring the internet to Instagram stalk the abs you love, liking your fitspiration's every post, nor lusting after the sculpted abs of the ...

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A note from Kate: The 5-year plan

I often feel like my goals are endless. I watch my mother's generation, and she and her friends are still constantly setting new goals for themselves. Personally, I believe in a five-year plan. With a five-year plan, your goals are actually attainable because you're giving yourself a reasonable amount of time to accomplish them. I ...

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A Note from Kate: Getting Inspired

I get inspired by women who have lived, women who have real wisdom and use that wisdom to become mentors. It is very important to have people to look up to. I'm very lucky to have a really positive example of that in my mother. I think women who have lived longer and who have ...

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Debunking Workout Myths

Fat is bad for you. This is an old school approach for nutrition. Fat is full of nutrients, oils and helps our body use vitamins…and ladies, fat are great for our skin too. Should you just inhale date and forget about vegetables and proteins, no, but obsessing over fat in avocado, olive/coconut oil is a waste ...

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A note from kate: Holiday Gifting

Handmade gifts for the holidays have always been at the top of my gifting list. For me personally, nothing is more special then receiving something that someone has put some hours into. From a handmade card to knitted sweaters, I always try to choose something I can make with my two hands! This year I tried ...

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