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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2014. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Olympic fever can be best described as the feeling of not being able to consume enough Olympic coverage. You may find yourself Googling how to join a curling club […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2014. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. A New Year’s resolution is a promise that you make to yourself on January 1st to either stop doing something bad or start doing something good. Often when it […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. For me, Thanksgiving Day tends to be filled with eating all of my favorite foods and never thinking twice about it. I like to think of it as my […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Walking is an excellent low-intensity activity that is easier on your joints than running. It is also enjoyable and has the same mood-lifting effects of all types of exercises. Amp […]

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Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. The long, sunny days of summer make it easy for me to stay active. When the fall rolls around, I always feel like my motivation wanes a little bit. […]

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Roni Noone is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Every year, I don’t want summer to end. But then, every year, I fall in love with this season all over again. The cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, the […]

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Written by Community Leader Katie Goodman Katie Goodman is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. I am so thrilled that fall is finally here! My favorite kind of exercise has always been spending time outdoors being active, and for […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Grabbing drinks with your girlfriends is so last year. In honor of National Women’s Health and Fitness day, pledge to be more active with your friends this fall. Once […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. You swore you’d plan a vacation this summer, but somehow it’s already halfway over and nothing is planned! If you are looking for some last-minute, active summer trips to […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. My favorite season to be active is summer because there are so many great options to get moving such as running, biking, hiking, […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Barbecues are my favorite part of the summer. I mean, who can resist good friends, good times and good food? With the 4th […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Going on vacation this summer? All too often we come back moaning and groaning about how we gained 10 pounds in a short week! You quickly resolve to never […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. After being cooped up in the gym all winter long, I’m excited to get outside and soak in the summer sun during my […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. If you want to make the most of your workouts, eating well before and after is essential. It not only acts as fuel for your routine, but also helps […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Are you ready for the summer BBQ season to begin? Memorial Day is the unofficial kick off for summer BBQs, but don’t let it derail the healthy habits that […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Summer is right around the corner, and after a long, cold and snowy winter here in New England, I’m more than ready to enjoy it. I’m all about maintaining my healthy lifestyle without losing out on fun or good taste, so here are four ways I plan to live a […]

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Written by Community Leader Katie Goodman We usually have a pretty low-key and relaxing Mother’s Day in our house. I get a free pass from all chores and get to sleep in without being disturbed. Waffles or pancakes with eggs and bacon are on the menu for breakfast – something that we all enjoy eating […]

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The best exercises for women are simple, yet many ladies avoid them. If you think strength training will make you look bulky, you need to erase this notion from memory for good! The following moves are ideal in creating a strong and slim appearance for any female. The key to a continuous body transformation and […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert It’s almost swimsuit season! There’s not need to fret about slipping into a bathing suit if you do a little pre-summer planning to get yourself into the right state of mind. These easy tips and tricks will fit right into your current healthy habits and get you ready to […]

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Taking the stairs and parking your car farther away from an entrance are all ways to sneak a little more activity into your daily routine. When it comes to outings that involve the rest of the gang, a little fun is required to get them all on board for some extra exercise. Spending time outdoors […]

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I am not a neat freak. In fact, I really don’t enjoy cleaning. I do, however, love how I feel once it’s done and my house is organized. Kind of like exercise – you never regret doing it! This spring, instead of looking at your seasonal chore as an obligation, make it your weekend workout […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert After a long, snowy winter, spring has finally sprung, and I’m all about taking my workouts outside! Recently, I’ve started to mix my running workouts with strength-building plyometrics for a total body workout. The combination of the two blast calories and builds muscle at the same time, which is a win-win […]

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  While you might think January is the most popular month to join a gym, it’s actually March! People may set New Year’s resolutions to get in shape, but it can take a solid two months of procrastination and the looming bikini season to finally get the reluctant to follow through with their intentions. If […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Spring is here and, if you’re like me, you might have some fitness resolutions in mind to prepare for the warm weather and upcoming bathing suit (!) season. Maybe you want to… Lose 5 pounds and tone up? Try a new sport or fitness activity? CrossFit anyone? Run a […]

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Do you really need to eat something after a workout? The short answer is yes. By skipping a post-workout meal or snack, you’re not allowing your body to fully reap the benefits of the work you just did! Proper nutrition after a workout will speed up your results. While rapid weight loss is not recommended, […]

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