GASTRIC BYPASS DIDN’T CHANGE ME, I CHANGED ME

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By Brenda Forsyth My eyes really are bigger than my stomach…sort of I always had a love for food. I remember my dad would say, “Your eye’s are bigger than your stomach” as I loaded up my dinner plate with heaping servings of my mom’s home cooked food. 11 ½ years ago I chose to have the Roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery …

LEMON GLAZED ZUCCHINI PROTEIN BREAD

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ALL THAT ZUCCHINI Recipe from Jessica Allion If you have a ton of zucchini in your garden like we do every year you are always looking for recipes to use them up! I can not waste all that deliciousness.  Zucchini is so versatile and my favorite recipes to use them in are definitely all the different kinds of sweet breads.  …

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PERFECT YOUR POWERLIFTING

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REFINE YOUR POWERLIFTING ROUTINE  By Jane Sandwood The United States is seeing an absolute surge of women in powerlifting, and for good reason. Strength training such as squats, deadlifts and bench pressing builds and works so many different muscles, ramps up metabolism and even protects against diabetes, osteoporosis and arthritis. Harvard researchers also found that in a study of 10,500, weight …

HOW EXERCISE CAN HELP ADDICTION RECOVERY

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BREAKING BAD HABITS By Constance Ray Each day, millions of Americans suffer with some form of substance dependency. This could be alcohol, nicotine, prescription medications, or illegal drugs. For many, addiction is part of a downward spiral that never seems to and. But it does not have to be a life sentence and through counseling, treatment, and self-care, addiction is …

STEPS TO ACHIEVING OPTIMAL WELLNESS

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BALANCE YOUR HEALTH BALANCE YOUR LIFE By Jane Sandwood When it comes to achieving optimal health, you get exactly what you give your body in return. As humans, we strive to achieve happiness, good health, and overall wellness. We want to become the best versions of ourselves rather than the average Joe.  

HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR FITNESS GOALS BY THE END OF THE YEAR

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STILL TIME TO REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS By Helen Bradford, Guest Blogger Fitness goals – the top priority point of so many New Year’s Resolution lists. However, as it usually goes, most of us somehow forget about the promises we made to ourselves as soon as February takes place. And then we soon realize that the half of the year …

KEEPING YOUR INNER CIRCLE SMALL

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MEASURING UP YOUR INNER CIRCLE By Desiree Hendrickson I’ve been told you are the “average” level of success measured by the 5 people you spend the most time with. If you sat down right now and wrote out the names of those 5 people, where do you stand in that inner circle? How is your time spent with each individual? …

5 REWARDS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE FOOD

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5 NON-FOOD REWARDS By Faith Ellis Nailing your workout and sticking to your healthy meal plan is a major success and a sure way to hit your health and fitness goals. When you meet your goals, you probably have a reward in mind that keeps you motivated to keep going for the goal and treat yourself when you get there. …

YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM & YOUR GUT

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TRUST YOUR GUT By Christine Anne Schmieden Poor digestion affects 70 million people every day. Think about it. Our digestive system manages a number of important processes from the breakdown of our food to nutrient absorption to running a two lane highway for communication to and from the brain. If our digestive system is in order, we feel great. If …

GUIDE TO YOUR PRE AND POST WORKOUT ROUTINE

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THE BEFORE & AFTER  By Scarlet Gratton, Guest Blogger Everyone knows that a successful workout routine is much more than just sweating it out at the gym.  Do you know what really needs to be done before or even after, in order to get the most out of your workout?  

TIPS TO KICKSTART SUMMER FITNESS

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SUMMER FITNESS KICKSTART By Jane Grates, Guest Blogger Now that we’re heading into summer, we can finally safely say that we’re putting a long, cold, and dreary winter and spring behind us.  Soon our days will be packed with abundant amounts of sunshine, lots of toasty warm temperatures, and the lovely sounds of children playing outside all day long.   

5 BEST WORKOUT CHANNELS ON YOUTUBE

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WORKOUT WITH YOUTUBE By Faith Ellis There are so many workout channels to subscribe to on YouTube! And we know our FitGirls out there would love to subscribe to every single one, but all you need are a few really great ones. We have helped you narrow down that list to help you get started. Here are 5 of the …

HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE AT YOUR GOAL WEIGHT

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WHAT IS YOUR GOAL WEIGHT? By Desiree Hendrickson If you’re like a majority of the population, you’ve probably tried some kind of diet or cleanse at one point or another that you believed would help you achieve your goal weight. You  have also possibly gone through extreme highs and lows in search to find that perfect goal weight. That target …

TIME TO RETHINK YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

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HAVE YOU GIVEN UP ON YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YET? By Desiree Hendrickson If you are one of the 80% struggling to keep your infamous New Year’s Resolutions, don’t worry.   We are only a quarter of the way through 2018. It is totally okay to take some time to refresh those resolutions! So let’s see how you can get in …

TRENDING NOW: NAKED EXERCISE

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THE NEW FITNESS TREND IN NEW YORK By Faith Engen Ellis If you workout at a gym, you probably have a routine that consists of carrying a gym bag with you, packed with extra clothes to change into after your routine and a shower. With the latest fitness trend taking over New York, you can skip a step…sort of. Instead …

SENSUAL ESSENTIAL OILS FOR LOVE, ROMANCE & PASSION

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**CAUTION: WILL CAUSE ROMANCE Out of the basic five senses our sense of smell is often the most under-appreciated and under-utilized. When we smell something it sends a message to and from the brain. You may find a certain scent reminds you of a familiar setting and bring about memories and feelings of another time and place. There are scents …

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SODIUM?

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SALT101 By Tammy Patnode We are always told to avoid sodium for the negative effects it has on the body.   But what about the positive effects? 

5 TIPS TO TRAIN AROUND AN INJURY

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TRAINING WHILE INJURED By Felicia Williams Whether you’re just starting to find your groove in the gym or you’re a competitive bodybuilder, injuries can happen to us all. When you push your body, sometimes you can go too hard and have an injury – like cranking it out on that extra mile run or simply have a minor accident like …

COMBAT ACNE USING TEA TREE OIL

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MILLIONS OF ADULTS SUFFER FROM ACNE In fact, an estimated 70% to 90% of young adults, both males and females, suffer from acne prone skin. Recent studies show that there is an increasing amount of adults facing acne issues as well. Yet so many are unable to find a treatment that actually works!

YOUR LAST WEIGHT LOSS RESOLUTION | KRISTI ROMERO

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WEIGHT LOSS RESOLUTION By Kristi Romero January 1st is right around the corner. Have you made your New Year’s Resolution?  Is it the same resolution as last year? And the year before that? Does it have something to do with losing weight or getting in shape?  If you answered yes, you are definitely not alone.

GETTING IN THE ZONE WITH THE ZONE DIET

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GET IN THE ZONE By Jane Sandwood To get the results that you want, you have to exercise right, but you also have to eat right. Therefore, you need to have the perfect balance of nutrition and exercise.

MY TOP 3 PODCASTS ON NUTRITION AND FITNESS

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  Podcasts are becoming a big thing, especially with Sirius radio options now. You can also listen to them on your phones and download a whole podcast segment. A podcast is an episodic series of audio or video segments. They can be short or long, and the subject ranges from politics to absolutely random content.

DRINK UP! HOW TO STAY HYDRATED WHEN WORKING OUT

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3 REASONS TO DRINK MORE By Jane Sandwood How far would you expect your car to go without gas? Not very far, right? So why do we often expect our body to perform at its best when we’re not hydrating ourselves properly?  To stay hydrated when working out can make or break a great workout!

FINDING YOUR MENTAL STRENGTH

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A positive thought process often leads to a greater chance of a positive and successful outcome. Furthermore, a negative thought process often leads to a greater chance of a negative and unsuccessful outcome.

WHAT FITNESS TRACKER IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

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There are so many new options in wearable fitness trackers, it can be hard to know where to start. Depending on your goals and your personal style, each tracker has something good to offer.

HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Felicia Williams shares with you the top choices and which ones are best for you and your lifestyle!

GETTTING TO KNOW HerSUPPZ BRAND AMBASSADOR | DESIREE HENDRICKSON

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  Desiree is a HerSUPPZ Exclusive Brand Ambassador.   She thrives on balance between her impressive personal goals and her empowering professional life. She is strong and smart and loves to learn new ways of challenging herself. We see Desiree’s greatness and know you will quickly see why we chose her to inspire and motivate YOU also.

TOP 5 PROTEINS FOR WOMEN | POST WORKOUT | MEAL REPLACEMENT | BAKING

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It is wonderful nowadays to have so many products available to help us reach our goals.   Unfortunately, with so many choices it can get quite confusing and overwhelming as to what is the best to help us reach them.
We did the hard work for you and broke down the Top 5 Best Proteins for Post Workout, Meal Replacement & Baking!

5 NON-SCALE GOALS TO LOSE WEIGHT

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Don’t be a slave to the scale. Sure weighing yourself is a fast and easy way of determining weight loss, but their are so many other ways!!

If you are not seeing that number budge on the scale try out these 5 other ways to determine if you are going in the right direction!

WHAT IS REVERSE DIETING & IS IT RIGHT FOR ME

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Reverse Dieting. You have heard of it, but the thought of having to go on yet another diet after your competition or special event makes you want to throw down a greasy burger and say, “the he!! with it!”
Find out exactly what reverse dieting is and if it is something YOU can realistically do …

CAN YOU REALLY LOSE WEIGHT BY WALKING?

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Physical activity doesn’t need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life.
The faster, farther and more frequently you walk, the greater the benefits!
What are you waiting for? Walk on!

5 THINGS YOU CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT ON YOUR WEDDING DAY

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Whether you have been dreaming of your wedding day bliss since you played the lead as Cinderella, or you waited until the last minute because that is how you roll. HerSUPPZ has several products and ideas that you can take advantage of to make the journey and your special day as magical as it can be!

A BUSY MOM’S GUIDE TO STAYING FIT

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Whether you’re a new mom trying to get your pre-baby bod back or a seasoned veteran balancing busy schedules of middle schoolers, staying fit is hard. It requires time …that we don’t have and discipline …that is usually spent elsewhere.

But it’s important.
With so many demands, it crucial that we take care of ourselves and make our health and fitness a priority and Felicia knows how to get it all done!

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

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Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is real and it is devastating. Chances are it has happened to you or someone you know.

HOW TO EAT CLEAN WITHOUT GETTING BORED

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  First of all, mindset is everything. If you spend your time worrying about what you can’t eat or limiting yourself to plain tilapia and asparagus, of course you’re going to be bored. However, it can be hard to strike a balance between eating clean and not getting stuck in a food rut.

THE ULTIMATE GROCERY LIST FOR THE COLLEGE STUDENT

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Shopping healthy doesn’t mean having to spend a lot of money at the grocery store. Money can be tight and some people think that eating healthy is too expensive. Libby put together the essential grocery list for the college student!

TIPS FOR STAYING MOTIVATED IN COLLEGE #GYMLIFE

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Staying motivated and being consistent in a healthy lifestyle isn’t always easy. Add the pressures of college life and you have yourself trying to squeeze a 48-hour day into 24 hours. We asked Libby Menz how she juggles nursing school, the gym and good eating skills all at once…

PRACTICAL TIPS TO STAY SANE AFTER AN INJURY PART 1 of 2

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Our very own HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Christine Anne shares her tips to staying on track even when you are injured. These are practical and easy so you can heal faster and get after your goal or goals! Keep an eye out for Part duex…

EATING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

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Eating for a healthy heart does not have to be boring!
You have many options for amazing food and flavor while keeping your health in check.
Check out some of these tips and suggestions to get you started on the right path.

CHRISTINE’S HEART HEALTHY WORKOUTS

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February is heart health month! That’s right, an entire month dedicated to your ticker!
Your heart is THE hardest working muscle in the body and our very own HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Christine (aka Xtine Anne) is sharing just a few of her very own exercises to keep your ticker tick’n!

TOP 10 WAYS TO A HEALTHY HEART

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February is Heart Health Month!! We have 10 simple ways to keep your ticker ticking!! Don’t forget to check out our heart pumping workouts too!

THE COMPETITOR’S KITCHEN

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Take a virtual tour of a competitor’s kitchen and learn the top tricks of the trade that will set you up for success during your next meal prep session.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BALANCE

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When we allow ourselves to recover and reflect from how crazy life can get, it also helps remind us that keeping the balance in our lives is the most difficult task with the greatest reward!! Find out how…

MATCHING YOUR STRATEGY WITH YOUR GOALS

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Goal setting is a way to prioritize your life. What is important to you? What do you want to achieve? You have to be able to answer these questions first. Read on to learn how to set actionable and measurable goals to prioritize your life.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THYROID DISEASE

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The main purpose of thyroid hormone is to “run the body’s metabolism,” it is understandable that people with this condition will have symptoms associated with a slow metabolism.” Find out what you need to know about your thyroid..

CAN WOMEN BENEFIT FROM TESTOSTERONE BOOSTERS

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Women and men both have testosterone and estrogen in their bodies. Just different amounts. A female with lower than normal testosterone levels or low T could benefit from a testosterone booster supplement…or could she?

JANUARY 2nd IS PERSONAL TRAINER AWARENESS DAY

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If you have ever had the perfect PERSONAL TRAINER you know how valuable they are! They give their time, their passion and their lives to giving you their best!! But did you know they also have a day to be celebrated? Find out how this special day came to be and some great ways to just say, Thank you…

LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FROM HERSUPPZ

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Do you need some gift ideas? Are you still trying to get everything you need for all the people on your Christmas list? No worries!
HerSUPPZ makes it easy to get all the gifts you need from the casual exerciser to the hard core workout warrior. HerSUPPZ makes it a one stop shop with super fast shipping and no hassle ordering!
Here are just a few of our favorite things that we know will make everyone on your fit list overjoyed to step up their game!!

HOW TO FIND BALANCE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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‘Tis the season for cookies at the office party, your mother-in-law’s killer pumpkin pie, and cupcakes at 8pm for your kid’s class. With the holiday season right around the corner, you may be worried about the dreaded holiday weight gain, but it’s possible to enjoy November through New Year’s without completely getting off track.

TOP 10 GIFTS FOR THE FIT FREAK ON YOUR GIFT LIST

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The holidays are coming and we all know at least ONE fit freak that loves to get …even more freaky fit!
Here are HerSUPPZ top ten gifts for the fitness freak in your life!

HEALTHY GAME DAY SNACKS

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GREAT SUPERBOWL FIXINS’ Fall is here and that means leaves changing into their beautiful fall colors, pumpkin everything, brisk mornings and FOOTBALL. Game day usually brings those penalty-popping appetizers that quickly leave your diet goals feeling sacked. We want to help you intercept those food fumbles so you don’t sacrifice the Top Ten Plays of the Game! Here are some great …

WHY DO WOMEN RIP EACH OTHER APART?

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“I finished up my squats and moved on to deadlifts. The moment I started making any noise such as, tapping the plates on the ground to come back up, I could feel their dirty looks.  I was not dropping weights or going out of my way to slam anything.”
If you have been fortunate enough to never be ridiculed or judged or criticized…you are lucky.

Find out how Felicia fights the negative in her life and how you can too.

HOW TO FEEL CONFIDENT IN YOUR OWN SKIN…RIGHT NOW!

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It doesn’t matter what size we are most women have struggled with the way they look at one time or another. We all have caught ourselves saying we are not this enough or we are not that enough. How do we get past that? How do we learn to look at all the good we have? Here are some ways to learn to do just that…

BE THE GIRL WHO CAN DO BOTH WITH SUCCESS

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When I started to become more interested in fitness training about two-years ago I had this preconceived theory that it was almost impossible to be successful in one’s personal AND professional life. Find out if Desiree still believes this theory and how you can Find Your Strength in her story…

THE BENEFITS OF ROCKTAPE

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You’ve probably been watching the Olympics and Paralympics? You’ve probably seen some of the athletes all taped up. For instance legs, shoulders, knees, chest etc? That tape isn’t just for show or to look fancy.

ARE ESSENTIAL OILS SAFE TO CONSUME-FAQS

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NOW essential oils are manufactured and tested to be the highest quality and purity available, but why do some manufacturers allow for ingesting their essential oils while others do not? Find out exactly what is “safe” to ingest, what is not “safe” to ingest and why…

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN MEAL REPLACEMENT SHAKES

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We all know that a “balanced” meal should consist of a proper protein source to rebuild the body and muscles, carbohydrates to fuel your energy, and good, healthy fats to keep you fuller longer. When you are looking for meal replacement shakes you should expect no different.

FROM SETBACKS TO STRIDES | HEATHYR STANICS

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IT ALL STARTED WITH A BREAKUP By Heathyr Stanics It all started with a breakup. Now I know that’s not a positive way to start a bio, but I swear it gets good. In 2011 I split from my then fiancé, and as it neared it’s ugly end, I turned to food and alcohol for comfort, as many women do. …

BREASTFEEDING BENEFITS FOR MOM AND BABY

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EVEN MORE BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING We all know the statistics about how healthy it is to nurse your newborn such as reduced ear infections, lower risk for asthma and a higher IQ. Check out this fresh list of breastfeeding perks for YOU and your new little one…

MADISON’S STORY LIVING WITH JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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July is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Month and Madison and her family shares with us just how a little girls life can change…It all started 3 1/2 years ago, when our 2 year old daughter, Madison, was waking up every morning with pain…

BEING BRAVE…PAIGE’S STORY LIVING WITH JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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In a matter of days, our once active 3 year old, could not walk, quit eating and would barely talk. After a two week hospital stay, numerous tests and painful procedures, we were given the official diagnosis – Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

A LITTLE BITE HERE A LITTLE BITE THERE…FRUSTRATED WITH FAT LOSS

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If you find yourself frustrated with your fat loss efforts, you may want to take a closer look at exactly what your diet consists of. It may be a few little things that are adding up quickly that you aren’t even realizing.

HELP FOR PROBLEM KNEES

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So many people have knee problems. You can use these exercises as pre-hab or re-hab. That means you can use them to prevent injuries in addition with your current training program or to rehabilitate an already existing problem. Always make sure to consult your physician before you begin an exercise program.

CRAZY FUN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS THIS SUMMER

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Are your kids glued to the tv while the summer is wasting away? Do you want your kids to step A-WAY from the videos and toss the controller?
Are your kids already busy playing outside but want some fun new activities that YOU can be involved in too?

GET THE FACTS: POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)

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It isn’t clear why some trauma survivors develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder while others do not, but If your symptoms don’t go away over time and they disrupt your life, you may have PTSD. Find out the facts so you or someone you love who suffers can find relief.

My Pledge to Buddy – Fighting Autism with Acceptance, Understanding, and Love

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…“your son will never say, I love you mom and hug you, he won’t know what that means and won’t do it.” Unbeknownst to those doctors, they had just met a fighting family and a fighting kid who would own this condition and work relentlessly to prove them wrong.

Why Integrated Supplements Whey Isolate Protein is Right for YOU

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By Ryan Clark We know you are a busy mom and wife but tell me more about Karen Voigts. My husband Adam and I have three children; 7, 5, and 1. I work full time as a commodity broker and Adam is a farmer. We feed cattle and have a custom baling and wrapping business, I primarily help with the …

TOP 5 REASONS WHY WOMEN SHOULD LIFT WEIGHTS

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Some women get intimidated heading towards the free weight section… afraid to dive into the pit of grunting, sweating and good looking men Don’t be! Lifting heavy weights is what is going to get you the curves, weight loss and the toned muscles that you want!

LEARNING TO WALK AGAIN-MY MS STORY

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. March is MS awareness month and we find strength in Jennifer’s story. We know you will also.

I AM A SURVIVOR

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I Am A Survivor By Teresa Blake May 2013 I felt a sore spot in my left breast that would not go away. Sometimes I could even feel a small lump and other times nothing, but the pain kept coming back and it got my attention since both my Mom and Aunt were diagnosed with breast cancer. So I scheduled …

HOPE. FAITH. NEVER GIVE UP.

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By Susan Updike In 2009 I was turning 50. I had never had a mammogram and decided I needed to make that my goal before my 50th birthday. So I did what I promised myself and went for my first mammogram. A few days passed and I figured I was in the clear. However, I received a call that something …

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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by Angie O’Brien “I would like to see this disease banished from our society. I would like to see the cure for ovarian cancer as a man who lost a wife and a daughter to the disease.” – Pierce Brosnan This year alone an estimated 21,500 new cases of ovarian cancer will be reported in the US alone. Ovarian cancer …

STRENGTH BEYOND MEASURE

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I couldn’t help but notice the hashtag on Mary’s previous blog posts: #findyourstrength. It used to be that I’d read something like that and immediately associate it with physical strength. Did I get my strength-training workouts in this week? Am I running enough? Am I getting enough cardio? What can I do to get stronger? Faster? Better? Healthier? For most …

Amby Burfoot Boasts “Every Mile is a Gift.”

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Whether you are an avid long distance runner, a friendly competitor on race day, or simply incorporating running into your hectic everyday life; Amby Burfoot wants you to recognize that “every mile is a gift.” While attending the Illinois Marathon event in April 2015 I had the pleasure of meeting Amby Burfoot. Burfoot is well known for placing first in …

The A, B, C, D, E’s of Melanoma

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Melanoma, which is the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin, the pigment that gives your skin its color. Melanoma can also form in your eyes and, rarely, in internal organs, such as your intestines. The exact cause of all melanomas isn’t clear, but exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight or tanning …

HerSUPPZ.com Shines In Champaign

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Team HerSUPPZ.com recently attended the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Health and Fitness Expo in Urbana/Champaign, Illinois. The two day expo was the gateway for packet pickup for all racers participating in the weekend’s race events. Over 60 vendors from across the country were present to assist an estimated 20,000 race participants. Mary, Kathy, and Angie excitedly educated expo goers about HerSUPPZ.com; …

THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR

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Pat Huffman has gone from a devastating incident to an accomplished and recognized hero. She has raised thousands of dollars for a variety of organizations and has received many awards for her hard work in helping others. We are very grateful that she has agreed to share her inspirational story with Her Suppz this month about being brutally raped. I …

Real Benefits for People Living with MS

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Exercise Studies of people living with multiple sclerosis have shown that exercise can help with fatigue and depression, improve strength, and result in increased participation in social activities. Overview MS fatigue, steroid therapy, and depression can all lead to unwanted weight in people with MS. Though these factors are not your fault, you owe it to yourself to take control …

MY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS STORY

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This is my multiple sclerosis story. Everyone’s story is different. Everyone has different symptoms and each person finds their own way to manage them. I could write an entire book on what it is like to have multiple sclerosis, every day is different; a surprise waiting to be discovered and good or bad it is always there. I have never …

A GREAT TIME AT THE MADISON WOMEN’S WELL EXPO, Jan 23-24, in Madison

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Her Suppz was proud to be a part of the recent Well Expo held January 23-24, 2015, at the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. Along with over 130 other vendors, we spent the days promoting women’s health. Her Suppz fit in perfectly with the dynamics which featured free health screenings, seminars, fitness classes, shopping, and food sampling.

JANUARY IS CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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Twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine “You are going to feel a bit of pressure” Thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two “Try and relax and do not forget to take deep, slow breaths” Thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five “Just bear with me a little while longer. Everything will be ok.” Thirty-six, thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty… “Ok, don’t sit up or move. We are almost done” When I …