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Category Archives: Motivation

Spring Clean Your Healthy Lifestyle by Getting Rid of These 3 Things

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Signs that spring is here to stay and that summer isn’t far behind are coming to life everywhere you look. Some of us may not be feeling our usual “spring cheer” … and that’s okay. The last year has brought unprecedented challenges … Continue reading

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20 Reasons to Exercise That Aren’t Weight Loss

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For the longest time I assumed that if I didn’t go to the gym, I didn’t actually “work out.” After all, if I didn’t go to the gym, then I couldn’t get an intense workout in, which meant I couldn’t … Continue reading

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See You in September!

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With summer slowly drawing to a close, Wellness Wednesday is taking a little time to reset and recharge. We’ll be back on Wednesday, September 9, with a brand new post (hint: it will include goats). We hope you make time … Continue reading

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3 Fitness Truths to Think About This Heart Month

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A friend convinced me to join her for my first indoor power cycling class this past weekend. I’m always up for trying a new class (even after a painfully-awkward Zumba experience where my lack of rhythm was on full display) … Continue reading

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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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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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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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“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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Are You Standing In Your Own Way?

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I finally did it. After a year and a half of thinking about it, overthinking about it, and teetering on the fence, I officially signed up for my first “Introduction to Improv” course. “Improv” is short for improvisational comedy and … Continue reading

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