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Zuzka’s 5 tips on Staying Fit During the Spring

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This post is part of our latest series, “5 Reasons You Should Guest Blog.” If you would like to submit guest post please see the details here, and the deadline to email us is 3/1/2014. The post below was submitted by Zuzka Light, the leading fitness personality on YouTube.  Whether you have your own workout routine or a personal trainer, it gets tough to stick to your workout during the winter.… Read more




As the weather warms up, time to go outside for exercise

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After months of exercising indoors on stationary bikes, treadmills, resistance machines or ellipticals, people should spend their summer months in the water to get a great cross-training workout, says Selen Razon, an exercise psychologist at Ball State University. “Summer is great for swimming, and swimming is great for cardiovascular health,” she says. “Because one in four women in the U.S. dies from heart disease, women should take advantage of the… Read more




5 “Event Cleanses” for the Lazy Girl

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(This article was written by our guest, Marie Ortiz, a DIY Mother.  As we continue our health kick and follow our New Year’s resolutions to stay fit, we enjoyed learning Marie’s way of quick cleanses.) I’ve tried every fad-diet that exists: from low-carb to no-carb to sugar-free. The reason none of them have worked is because I’m perpetually lazy. I don’t want to count calories or track my food with an… Read more




GenPink Picks: My Fit Foods

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I’ve heard the buzz about My Fit Foods for a while, and I drive past one of the locations in the Dallas suburbs frequently. This new store caught my attention especially since I’m continuing my resolution to get fit. I was invited to try out the three-day challenge and said yes without any hesitation. The three-day challenge, a beginner’s step to the 21-day challenge, introduced me to nutritional values sought… Read more




Seven Reasons Why Smiling is Good for You

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New research has found a strong connection between smiling and general health. According to Laurel House, the Quickie Chick and columnist on the weekly Fitness and Healthy Food channel on Yahoo! Shine, smiling makes you stand out while helping your body to function better. Smiling boosts health, stress levels and self-improvement and is a fun way to live a happy and healthier life. House shares her insight about the benefits of smiling:… Read more




At-Home Yoga Exercises

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Yoga is a great fitness activity to easily perform at home, unlike most exercises. You don’t need any bulky equipment—just a yoga mat is the main essential. Also, choose a room that is quiet to help you stay focused. Check out some popular yoga moves below that you can practice at home. These positions work well for yogis of any level. Chair Pose Stand in Tadasana. Inhale and raise your… Read more




Facelogic Spa Keeps their Clients and the Kids of Zambia Merry and Bright this Holiday Season

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Facelogic keeps skin merry & bright for the holidays with a yam & pumpkin peel that produces a dramatic result for more than just their clients. The Merry & Bright facial will not only help brighten the face and mood for the holidays but literally brighten the overall lives of those in Zambia who live in the dark after the sun has set. For every Merry & Bright facial purchased in… Read more




Lily Med Spa Allows Clients to Trade Holiday Pictures for Picture Perfect Skin

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Lily Med Spa wants to help Dallas residents look their best for holiday parties, that trigger happy relative who won’t put the camera down and the New Year. Registered Nurse and owner of Lily Med Spa, Tama Tran, has debuted the FDA approved Sciton BroadBand Light laser at her North Dallas med spa to help make this happen. A study led by dermatologist Dr. Anne Lynn S. Chang of the Stanford University… Read more




Winter Makeup Tips for Your Skin

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When cold sets in, it is important to pay attention to our health. This includes more vitamins overall, more water and exercise, and of course, to start thinking about different types of makeup, especially for our skin. Hydration First of all, as mentioned before drinking loads of water is important. The foundation of great skin is rooted in the level of hydration overall. Often when it gets cold outside, we… Read more




Big Pimple before a Big Date? Not Anymore…

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Pimples always seem to “pop” up when you have something major happening in your life. School picture day, corporate job interview, wedding ceremony, milestone birthday – none of these events are enjoyable with a big blemish on your face. If you find yourself staring down at a zit days before a big date, there are some simple steps you can take to potentially get rid of the problem. Here are some… Read more



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