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Exercise

How To Fight Flabby Arms After Weight Loss

You’ve done it! You’ve finally lost all those extra pounds and gotten down to a healthy weight. As a Brain Warrior*, you should feel great about yourself, and I applaud you! But when you high-5 your friends, are you noticing any annoying flab flapping on the back of your arms? Don’t get frustrated. There’s a…

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Lose Those Last 20 Pounds—Here’s How

I hear from so many people who have successfully dropped weight thanks to living life as a Brain Warrior*. Congratulations! I also get a lot of questions about how to get to your final healthy weight. Whether you have 5, 10, or 20 pounds to go, here are three tips to help you lose those…

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The One Exercise I Swear By

Brain Warriors need to be strong… in every way! I meet so many people who want help achieving a healthy weight, looking younger, and keeping their mind sharp as they age. There’s one exercise that can help with all of these things: Strength training. Here are 5 ways strength training can help you reach your…

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The Exercise Trick For Better Focus

Ever feel like you can’t concentrate? Do you find yourself getting distracted when you need to buckle down on an important project? Is it the same for your kids? Do they have trouble getting through a book they’re reading? We’ve all been there. If you want to raise healthy Brain Warriors, you need to model…

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Can Balance Exercises Boost Your Brain?

We’ve all heard that balance is important for seniors to prevent falls, but it is equally important for people of all ages. Did you know that people who can’t stand on one leg for over 20 seconds are at increased risk for dementia, according to research in the journal Stroke? Or that balance training at…

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Walk Off Cravings In Just 15 Minutes!

It’s 3 p.m., and out of nowhere, you’re hit with an overwhelming hankering for chocolate, cupcakes, or cookies. Your mind fixates on your sugary snack of choice and compels you to head to the kitchen cupboard or the office break room where you can find it. A few bites later, you’ve quenched your desire, but…

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Better Workouts: Morning or Night?

I’ve always been a morning person. Until my daughter Chloe was born, my favorite time to exercise was 5 a.m., before anyone or anything could clutter my mind or steal my precious workout time.  For me, starting my day with a workout boosts my energy, clears the mental cobwebs, and sets a Warrior mentality for…

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Staying Fit After An Injury

We’ve all been there. You’re making great gains in your fitness program when—WHAM!—you sprain your ankle, tweak your hamstring, or do something (you’re not quite sure what exactly) to your shoulder. Now you feel like your progress will come to a screeching halt and you’re feeling down in the dumps because you won’t be getting…

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Top 3 Exercises For Mental Health

If you’re part of my Brian Warrior Tribe, you’ve probably heard me talk about how physical exercise is like a wonder drug that can help you lose weight, lower your risk of numerous life-threatening diseases, boost your energy, make you look and feel sexier, and possibly even live longer. What you may not realize is…

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This One Habit May Ward Off Dementia In Women

Everybody dreads the possibility of developing dementia and memory loss. I’m not talking about forgetting where you placed your keys, blanking on the name of some actor in a movie you saw three years ago, or the occasional brain fart when you can’t remember what was on your grocery shopping list. I’m talking about forgetting…

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