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Encore Episode: Declutter Your Life

11/21/2017
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That's it! It's time to deal with your stuff.Do you collect things? Have a habit of holding onto things? Maybe your plan is a little cluttered? If you’re listening to this podcast, something’s not working in your relationship with your stuff. Supercharge your brain and reverse memory loss, pick up a copy of Memory Rescue today. - sponsor Clutter is a constant to-do list. It raises your stress level. You have to get a handle on it so you can move on with your life. Tips for...

Duration: 00:15:09


The Great Outdoors: Hiking for Fun & Fitness

11/14/2017
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Make fitness an adventure through hiking.It’s important to move your body. Walking is recommended for those who are new to fitness, because it’s very accessible and inexpensive. If walking seems too pedestrian, kick things up a notch with hiking. Supercharge your brain and reverse memory loss, pick up a copy of Memory Rescue today. - sponsor Preparing for a hike is like preparing for life. Start incrementally and gear yourself from the bottom up. Invest in good footwear that is...

Duration: 00:13:40


Curb Expectations & Don't Create a Spoiled Brat

11/7/2017
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Nip those expectations in the bud before your child becomes spoiled.You try to do your best to raise your child to be compassionate, empathetic and appreciative. You also want him to understand that your financial limitations may be different from other parents. How can you deal with the gimmes and sense of entitlement? Technology has contributed to an expectation of instant gratification. In real life, the speed of achievement is slower. It takes longer to earn things. Your child learn...

Duration: 00:18:10


Sleep Cheats: Simple Ways to Get More Rest

10/31/2017
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Get the sleep you need for optimal health.About one in three Americans get the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's (CDC) recommended amount of exercise each week. It can be tough to fit in fitness with all of the demands of daily life. What if you’re a weekend warrior because you can’t keep a daily fitness schedule? You need sleep to stave off chronic disease, improve hormone production, lose weight and deal with daily life. The demands of today’s lifestyle aren’t helping you get...

Duration: 00:17:29


Encore Episode: Food to Support Fitness

10/24/2017
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What should you eat when you want to get fit?Maybe you want six-pack abs. Or, perhaps you want to get stronger. What should you eat to support your fitness goals? First, start with eating real foods that are close to what you find in nature. You don’t have to count the grams of everything. Make sure you have lean protein, fruit, vegetables, healthy carbs and smart fats every day. Avoid processed foods. Second, assess your fitness goals. Do you want to increase or decrease your weight?...

Duration: 00:13:57


Plans for When Hunger Strikes

10/17/2017
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Make smart food choices when life has other plans.When trying to change your eating habits, planning is your best friend. No matter how much you plan, things come up that can throw you off the rails. Planning Ahead Starting your day with some food on board can help you resist cravings a little later. Stick to proteins, whole grains, and healthy fats. Prepare something that you can take with you instead of planning to pick something up along the way. Fruit, cheese sticks, and toast are...

Duration: 00:16:24


Encore Episodes: Workouts: What to Eat Before & After

10/10/2017
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In a conundrum about what to eat before you workout? We've got answers.Should you eat before you work out? What should you consume after? Pre-Workout Tips Workout Tips Post-Workout Tips If you’re feeling sick or weakened during your workout, it’s time to call it a day. It's important to know your limits and avoid pushing too hard. Listen as Dr. John Higgins joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share his best advice for workouts and nutrition.

Duration: 00:14:19


Disaster Preparedness

10/3/2017
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Prepare yourself and your family for potential disasters in your area.We’ve seen many worldwide disasters in recent history. Are you prepared for disasters in your area? The simplest thing to do is have awareness of your local situation. Disaster response always starts locally and involves the Federal government if necessary. Basic Preparedness Checklist Your Grab & Go Kit You don’t know how much time you will have in a disaster. Keep your supplies in a plastic container in the safest...

Duration: 00:15:22


Encore Episode: Filling Your Fitness Bank

9/26/2017
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Will working out today help your future health?Can you fill a fitness bank now, so you experience benefits later? The answer is yes, you can exercise now to build up your fitness in order to accomplish future activities. You can also get strong in the present so that it’s easier to best illness when it hits you. Your strength, endurance and bone density decrease rapidly from being bed-ridden. Take advantage and get active while you’re healthy. It’s best to maintain a high level of...

Duration: 00:14:53


ACL Injury: Treatment & Prevention

9/12/2017
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Find out how ACL injuries occur, as well as how to treat and prevent them.The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four ligaments that stabilizes the knee. It’s the most commonly injured knee ligament. There are nearly 200,000 ACL repair surgeries in the United States each year. Women are seven to eight times more likely to suffer ACL injuries than men. The ACL prevents the knee from derotating in unnatural ways. Accelerating, decelerating and turning puts torsional stress on the...

Duration: 00:14:24


Back-to-School Poison Safety

9/5/2017
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Prevent poisoning in your child with a little caution at school and in the home.Not everything at school is as safe as you’d like. Anything can be poisonous if used in the wrong amount, wrong way, or by the wrong person. It’s best to be aware of potential poisons in classrooms and in the home. There is no such thing as “child proof.” While child-resistant locks are available, vigilance is best in preventing poisoning. Poisons in School The American Association of Poison Control Centers...

Duration: 00:14:09


Encore Episode: Vitamin D: Sunshine & Supplement Sustenance

8/29/2017
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Learn how to get your vitamin D requirements if you don't soak up the sun daily.Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that can be found in fatty foods like fish. We can also generate it in our bodies if we’re exposed to sunlight. This vitamin is essential for the body’s absorption of calcium, magnesium, phosphate, iron and zinc. It helps your bones stay strong, improves red blood cell count and reduces risk for heart disease. Fifteen minutes of sunlight per day should help you reach the...

Duration: 00:13:32


Encore Episode: Creating a Complete Fitness Program

8/22/2017
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Find out the four necessary components of a complete fitness program.It’s important to balance out your fitness program to make the most of your physical health.It’s too easy to stick with one aspect, especially if it’s all the rage. Before starting a fitness program you should speak with your doctor. If you haven’t been active or are looking to increase your intensity, get a health screening. A complete exercise program has four components. Cardiorespiratory activities or aerobic...

Duration: 00:12:01


Encore Episode: Metabolic Conditioning: Optimizing Workout Afterburn

8/15/2017
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Learn how you can continue to burn calories after your workout and subsequently make fitness improvements.While it may seem like a dream, your body is always burning calories. Metabolism occurs in every cell of your body, even when you’re sleeping. Eighty percent of your daily carbohydrate intake is utilized by your brain. You burn just below one calorie per minute when at rest. Moderate exercise burns about five to six calories per minute. High intensity exercise burns ten to fifteen...

Duration: 00:20:46


Is Your Son Actually Lazy?

8/8/2017
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Why doesn't your son seem motivated to do more?“My son is lazy. He isn’t living up to his potential.” Does this sound familiar? Maybe he isn’t coasting through life. The expectations placed on him may be so great that he’s under pressure. He may not feel like he can reach those expectations, so he flies under the radar. Trying hard and failing reinforces negative feelings. Of course, you’re going to worry about your son. You want him to prosper. If you yell and scream at him too much,...

Duration: 00:15:25


Weekend Warrior Benefits & Drawbacks

8/1/2017
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How can you get fitness benefits while staying safe as a weekend warrior?About one in three Americans get the Center for Disease Control & Prevention's (CDC) recommended amount of exercise each week. It can be tough to fit in fitness with all of the demands of daily life. What if you’re a weekend warrior because you can’t keep a daily fitness schedule? You can get the same mortality benefits from two days of fitness per week. But, you need to follow some guidelines to prevent injuries...

Duration: 00:11:00


Food to Support Fitness

7/18/2017
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What should you eat when you want to get fit?Maybe you want six-pack abs. Or, perhaps you want to get stronger. What should you eat to support your fitness goals? First, start with eating real foods that are close to what you find in nature. You don’t have to count the grams of everything. Make sure you have lean protein, fruit, vegetables, healthy carbs and smart fats every day. Avoid processed foods. Second, assess your fitness goals. Do you want to increase or decrease your weight?...

Duration: 00:13:57


Tick Safety & Lyme Disease

7/11/2017
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Protect yourself from tick-related diseases.Today’s ticks that carry Lyme disease are more rampant than ever. White-tailed deer are the primary carrier of these ticks. Our growing civilization has greater proximity to these deer, so our tick exposure has increased. What Do Ticks Look Like? Ticks have eight legs and come in different sizes. They don’t have eyes or antennae. They have a head and body. There are many varieties of ticks that carry different kinds of germs. You have to...

Duration: 00:15:53


Encore Episode: Skipping Unnecessary Carbs

6/27/2017
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Find out how to get the carbs you need without overdoing it."Carb" isn’t a dirty word, but it has developed a connotation of being an unnecessary indulgence. Carbohydrates are an important part of any diet. In fact, carbohydrates are present in fruits, vegetables and legumes. They’re responsible for the glucose you need in your brain and spinal cord. Low carbohydrate diets still contain carbohydrates. People tend to go too far when reducing the carbs in their diets. You should eat...

Duration: 00:19:08


How to Get a Great Mattress & Better Night's Sleep

6/20/2017
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How well do you sleep at night? Is it time for a new mattress?You spend about one-third of your life in bed. A mattress can make or break a good night’s sleep. Quality sleep is incredibly valuable. Lack of sleep can be detrimental to your health. It can harm your relationships. Poor sleep can endanger others as well, particularly when driving. Consider your mattress as sleep equipment. Make an investment in one that will keep you healthy and happy. Signs you need a new mattress: Steps...

Duration: 00:16:37

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