Top Tips for Chubby Runners

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Most people that you see when you are out running are in fairly good shape. People that run regularly burn a lot of calories, and tend to find it easier to lose weight than people that don’t do regular exercise. When I started running, my (what I would consider) giant thighs and hips, were probably …

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Fitness Tips for Beginners

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You know when you are young and looking for a job, and no one will give you a job, because you don’t have experience, but you’ll never get the experience that you need to get a job if no one will give you a job? I’m sure that most of us have been there. Exercise …

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7 Ways to Improve Your Mental Focus

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I work from home. Often surrounded by distractions and sounds. There’s usually something that I’d rather be doing. Focus is important.  Without good mental focus and concentration, your mind wanders, you don’t work productively, you don’t get much done and you don’t do your best work.  Good focus isn’t just important when it comes to …

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Creating a More Peaceful Home

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When you’ve got kids and a busy home life, peaceful might not be a word that you associate with your house.  We both work from home, running our own businesses. There’s a 10-year-old often found shouting at the Xbox and a five-year-old who likes to try to play with absolutely everything at the same time.  …

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The A-Z of Blog Jargon for Beginners

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Blogging is filled with terminology and jargon. Words that are tossed about like normal speech by established bloggers who know the lingo.  The truth is many of these established bloggers have learned blogging jargon along the way.  For years, I spent so much time Googling Blogging Phrases and terms that other people just seemed to know. …

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26 Blogging Tips for Beginners

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I’ve been blogging for about five years now. I’ve got two blogs. This one, and a recipe blog, which is my main website. And I built and run the site for my husband’s business. I still feel like I’m learning all of the time, and to be honest, probably always will.  I’m not an expert. When it …

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