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Working Out Might Save Your Life

My first kickboxing instructor reached out to me today. Unbeknownst to her, today happens to be six months since my husband and I were run over by a car walking home from an evening meeting. Until I answered her, I … Continue reading

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Which Exercise Has The Best Benefits?

The American Council On Exercise recently did a study on hula hooping, but the information which caught my eye concerned kickboxing. When compared to power yoga, aerobics, Nia, pilates, and even these very popular “boot camp” programs, kickboxing stands out … Continue reading

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Painstaking But Sleep Inducing: 40 Day Personal Revolution Week One

Over the weekend I banged my forehead on the kitchen counter and finally lost it about reducing my coffee intake. I don’t want to be healthy. I want to kill myself with food and drink. I want more COFFEE. The … Continue reading

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Not The Usual Stop At The Grocery Store

This morning I went to a breakfast to talk about politics, development projects and our kids. Since it was a light summer day I threw on a sleeveless sundress and sandals. On the way home I decided to pick up … Continue reading

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Weight And Exercising: Part II – Exercise Is MandatoryTo Keep Off The Weight

  The newest science suggests that exercise alone will not make you thin, but staying thin requires exercise. Real exercise. You must work out. In Weighing the Evidence on Exercise, Barry Braun, an associate professor of kinesiology at the University … Continue reading

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So What Am I Doing Kickboxing Anyway?

For a year, I’ve been taking private kickboxing lessons with a group of middle-aged people who all admit to being out-of-shape. Recently our private lessons ended and we had to try the regularly scheduled classes at LA Boxing. I was … Continue reading

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We’re Fighting For Rather Than Against

“I didn’t expect for you all to become my friends … and give me a dinner like this.” My kickboxing instructor was leaving for a year. We came together with our spouses to say goodbye. After hearing so much about … Continue reading

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All I Really Needed to Know About Success I Learned In Kickboxing

While grunting with each move, I push myself to complete the rotations from my kickboxing instructor. As I finish the last one I invariably think “Wow, I can’t believe I just did that!” and she almost always yells “Again!” For … Continue reading

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