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Wellness Wednesday is on Spring Break

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Wellness Wednesday is heading south this week for sunny skies and warmer(ish) temps. I’ll be back with a new post on Wednesday, March 11. Feel free to catch up on a few of my favorite posts in the meantime, and … Continue reading

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Making a Non-Diet Diet Work for You

fruit and berries spell out 2020

A new year brings with it opportunity for growth, change—and a fresh batch of eating trends. Fortunately, one growing trend* in 2020 is a non-restrictive method of eating: the “non-diet diet.” While fad diets and “Lose X Pounds in Just … 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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When Fun Meets Fitness, Great Things Can Happen

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I always enjoy reading blog comments from members and other followers, but one comment in particular caught my attention recently. Lori, a TOPS member from Oregon, shared how she won a recumbent bicycle from a raffle. Enjoying the novelty of … Continue reading

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A Quick Break for Wellness Wednesday

Pinnacle Peak Park in Scottsdale

Wellness Wednesday is taking a short hiatus while the TOPS Wellness team attends continuing education at the Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium in Scottsdale. We’re so excited to share all that we learn! Check back here on June 5 for a … Continue reading

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Take the 28-Day Meal Plan Challenge with TOPS!

January is winding down and, at the risk of wishing time away, we’re one month closer to warmer temps here in Wisconsin. I’m still dealing with the extra pounds that started creeping up last fall and seem to have gotten … Continue reading

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Keep Your Holiday Plates Colorful

One of the things my aunt and I joked about during her recent visit was temporarily being on the “beige diet.” Case in point, our Friday night fish fry included fries, a roll and, of course, deep-fried fish … beige, … Continue reading

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Had a Calorie Splurge? Here are 3 Tips for Getting Back on Track.

I recently welcomed my aunt and uncle from the Pacific Northwest for a quick family getaway. Originally hailing from Wisconsin, they were eager to indulge in all of the state’s staples including cheese curds, beer, and of course, a Friday … Continue reading

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