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Author Archives: Maggie Thorison

5 Ways to Win Your Goals with Becky Allen

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Last week, we were excited to fire up members for their 2020 health goals with help from speaker and wellness coach Becky Allen. Hundreds of TOPS members joined us via webinar as Becky shared how to make healthy goals that … Continue reading

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10 Simple Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

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Whether or not you’re a fan of making a New Year’s resolution, it’s never a bad idea to look at January as a fresh start and another opportunity for growth and change. If you’re a little tired of the same … Continue reading

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The Top Wellness Wednesday Blogs of 2019 – Readers’ Picks

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As 2019 begins to wind down, it’s almost impossible not to reflect on the past year. The highs, the lows and all the little simple-but-special moments in between. One of my “highs” is reading comments from readers like you. It … Continue reading

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One Month Left in the 100 Million Minutes Challenge

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I’ve got good news and better news. The good news is that there’s still time to participate in the 100 Million Minutes (of Activity) Challenge. The better news is that exercise is a great way to manage weight. And with … Continue reading

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Watching Your Weight? Focus on These

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There’s been a lot of buzz about non-scale victories lately and for good reason. Broadening your focus beyond what the scale reads is one way to stay motivated on your journey. Think about your last frustrating face-off with the scale. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Is Taking a Quick Break

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Wellness Wednesday is taking a little break to recharge and gear up for more awesome content for the holidays and beyond! Check back here on November 20 for a brand-new post. In the meantime, catch up on past blogs, including … Continue reading

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How to Cut Back on Food Waste with Tips from TOPS Members

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It always pains me a little whenever I have to toss food, either from an overzealous trip to the produce aisle or forgetting about a once-delicious leftover dish in the fridge. This morning I had to throw away an acorn … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Do Yoga Because…”

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This week, I’m excited to once again have TOPS Publication Specialist Taylor Patton as my special guest blogger. “I can’t do yoga because I’m not flexible.” I’ve heard this excuse about 13 times—this year. Working at a yoga studio, flexibility … Continue reading

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Considering Keto? 5 Things to Know

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The keto diet doesn’t seem to be losing steam any time soon. In fact, one budget-friendly grocery chain recently released its own ketogenic-friendly bread—and customers can’t get enough. It’s so popular and hard to find that people have even been … Continue reading

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