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Wellness Wednesday

Not so Sure About Jogging? Try Plogging

During our workplace TOPS meeting last week, one member mentioned having a hard time exercising (like getting on a treadmill, for example) just for the sake of exercising. He likes the idea of getting moving for a purpose and is … Continue reading

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Sun’s out, Fun’s out – Just be Safe

Here in Wisconsin, it seems like we either have spring or we don’t. This year was the latter. April was chilly, snowy and dreary and now we have a much-anticipated taste of summer. Each year around this time, I’m reminded … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Beating the Diet Blahs

Do you ever feel like you’re stuck in a food rut? Maybe you started the year off strong by batch cooking and trying new recipes, and now you’re getting tired with the same old, same old. Or maybe you took … Continue reading

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3 Must-Haves for Your Kitchen

Over the past few years, I’ve learned to love cooking even though I’ve had just as many cooking “fails” as I’ve had successes. Last week, I attempted a new baked fish recipe that I’m pretty sure our two dogs wouldn’t … Continue reading

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5 Winter Skin Savers

This week, I’m excited to once again have TOPS Member Content Associate Taylor Patton as my special guest blogger. The first day of spring is officially less than a week away, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably gone … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Difference Between a Registered Dietitian and a Nutritionist?

As someone who has an interest in nutrition and wellness, I’m always curious about the latest research, trends and articles about these topics. There’s no shortage of healthy eating advice available from your newsfeed, from your gym buddy, from your … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Can be “Ruff”

My husband and I recently adopted a 5-month-old puppy named Stevie. She came to us with zero training, but the cutest little squishy face and sweet personality that would make even a non-dog lover melt. As she’s jumping on my … Continue reading

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Beware the “Nutri-Bully”

Imagine the following: You’re eating a salad. But, this isn’t just any salad. This is your first salad on the first day of your new nutrition plan after years of yo-yo dieting, fast food drive-thrus and late-night snacking. You feel … Continue reading

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A New Week’s Resolution

Thinking of consistently doing something or changing a habit for the next 362 days seems incredibly daunting no matter who you are. So how about shortening it up a bit? Instead of a New Year’s resolution, consider setting New Weeks’ … Continue reading

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