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How To Practice Yoga While You Grocery Shop

Yoga has grown in popularity throughout the world. We find doing it best in the studio, in the gym and in our homes. But striking a mood is perhaps just an attempt to evoke a casual setting –on the road or while you grocery shop. There are great steps to practice while buying for your foods. Set your gaze, posture, and intention for this shopping experience. For the time you are here, commit to healthy choices all around. If you’ll learn to love this art of yoga, that won’t be too long after your first grocery yoga practice.

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http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13332/how-to-practice-yoga-while-you-grocery-shop.html

Upgrade Your Short Game

A short game is what makes a golfer truly a success. In a short game, there is a need for accuracy to be able to handle the pressures of getting a ball onto the green. Skilled golfers suggest to practice the elements of “punching” the ball with a chipper and working on pitch shots rather than your drives.Upgrade your short game with the latest trends and techniques by Butch Harmon, a Golf Digest Teaching Professional. It’s easier than you think. All you have to remember is, when the ball is down, hit down; ball up, sweep it.

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http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2014-07/butch-harmon-upgrade-your-short-game

 

Work On Your Chipping Stroke

How many times have you hit the perfect chip? Do you do it fat or thin? Does it fly too far or too short? While you’re working on chipping you’re also working on driving. This is because the bottoms of both swings — the area around impact — are identical. As with most shots, you can eliminate major errors if you make sure your setup is correct. Get the toe of the club up and the handle forward for a solid, consistent chipping stroke. The moment you master the square pinch, you can try the longer chips. Here’s one tip that can help your whole game: work on your chipping stroke.

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http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2014-07/keegan-bradley-improve-your-chipping-stroke

7 Healthy Snacking Tips to Get You Through the Week

For many women, snacks are usually eliminated in the name of healthy eating. The truth is, for as long as you’re watching what you eat, snacking is actually a good idea. Healthy snacking doesn’t necessarily have to be low-fat. Did you know that the yolk of an egg is a great brain food? Try a hard-boiled egg for a snack. Limit the yolks to five per week if you have high cholesterol. There are healthy, low-calorie snacks that help satisfy your diet cravings. Here are 7 healthy snacking tips to get you through the week.

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http://www.livestrong.com/blog/7-healthy-snacking-tips-get-week/

Summer Food – Classic BBQ matchups for Healthiest Options

Garden heavy food entrees during summer provide platters of green salads, bowls of colorful fruits, and glasses of freshly-squeezed drinks. It’s the kind of eating where everything is bursting with color and health. On the other side, summer also involves fun and endless fast-food joints, beaches awash in French fries and soda, and the outdoor food that we love — grilled foods and classic bbq. If you’re on the side of avoiding the junk food trap and wondering which between hamburger and hotdog is healthier, our smack-down of summer staples will help you sidestep nutritional disasters:

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http://www.runnersworld.com/nutrition-for-runners/the-healthiest-food-options-for-summer

Better Than Coffee: A Routine For All-Day Energy & Clarity

With the pressures and stress of daily life, how do you start your day bright and light? Maybe a good morning stretch and a nice morning shower. We all have our favorite routines that help us get focused for the day ahead. We believe it keeps us in balance. However, there are some guidelines that work for most people and help to create a happy, healthy life both physically and emotionally. Let’s promote a state of being by creating health-boosting daily practices. Here are nine steps that you can do every morning to ensure a positive charge and great energy.

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http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13995/better-than-coffee-try-this-morning-routine-for-all-day-energy-clarity.html

What I Wish I Knew Before My First Race

For a newbie, learning many things along the course can be motivating. People run, walk, some do a little of both, others pull over to the sidewalk, or take walking breaks along the way. This is what keeps everyone going regardless of distances they are conquering. It teaches on how having a thoughtful response can positively influence our attitude throughout the race. You won’t believe a first timer complaining about being tired, thirsty, cranky, and with everything hurting… yet at the end says she can’t wait for her next triathlon! This is one beautiful first race story.

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http://www.active.com/triathlon/articles/what-i-wish-i-knew-before-my-first-race

The 5 Most Annoying Things About Workout Classes

If you attend dance fitness or workout classes, perhaps you have your own share of some annoying things about workout classes. You sure don’t want to do things that don’t look like anything in real life, or that you haven’t tried doing. Since even the most beautiful gyms are likely to have annoying scenes, we asked our readers on Healthy Living’s Facebook and Twitter pages to tell us what annoys them most in their classes. Take a look that you may find a way to stop potential workout frustrations from getting in the way of your fitness.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/19/biggest-group-fitness-pet_n_5473574.html

5 Yoga Poses To Practice First Thing In The Morning

Many people find first thing in the morning the best time to exercise, savor quiet time for themselves, and enjoy the early morning freshness. Yoga first thing in the morning is an opportunity to start the day off right. If you haven’t been into yoga, you will surprise yourself how much more you can achieve and accomplish throughout the rest of the day. If you’re looking for yoga poses to practice first thing in the morning, take this 10-minute sequence that encourages the use of mindful breathing and gentle movement ensuring your day begins with ease and joy.

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http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13881/5-yoga-poses-to-practice-first-thing-in-the-morning.html

3 Ways to Boost Brainpower for Peak Performance

A variety of new studies have found that simple lifestyle choices can help boost brain power for peak performance. Whether training for your first half-marathon or the trek of a lifetime, the largest obstacle to fitness is within the mind. The ability to conquer stress in the mind has a direct relationship with the athletic performance of the body. Are you interested in boosting your brain function and/or athletic performance? These proven steps will keep your mind sharp, turn off the stress response and connect you with your body’s peak performance.

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http://www.livestrong.com/blog/3-ways-boost-brainpower-peak-performance/

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