The Best Lice Treatment

Lice, a word to strike dread in the heart of any parent. As a mother to four children, I have had my share of lice alerts from school, and creepy crawlies on my children’s heads. These days though, the discovery of lice only elicits a sigh over the extra work involved, not panic over how…

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Does CBD Muscle Cream Work?

With CBD shops opening everywhere and everyone seeming to proclaim it as a miracle drug, you may be wondering if it really will work for your back pain. So what’s the verdict? According to this NIH Study, it helps arthritis in mice in real and measurable ways. The scientists used mice with arthritis for the…

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The Simple Beach Body Plan

There are a million and one plans for getting your best beach body but what it really comes down to is losing fat, if you are overweight, and toning up the rest. Easier said than done right? Let’s break it down into a simple plan. Step 1: Calculate how many calories you need. The first…

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Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Women

For many years, medicine has ignored the natural existence of testosterone in women. Testosterone was considered a male hormone and something that women didn’t need. This is far from the truth. While women need far less testosterone than men, it still plays a crucial role in our health and well being. The Role of Testosterone…

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How to Wash Boxing Gloves

When you open your gym bag does a certain smell emanate from it? Is that smell coming from your boxing gloves? What now? Can you just wash your boxing gloves in the washing machine? No! Back away from the washer, throwing your gloves in there will mean sure death to your gloves. So what to…

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Step Away From The Filters Ladies

Everyone talks about unrealistic images in the media. We are outraged that girls are taught to strive for the nipped and tucked, painted and photoshopped, perfectly lit, perfectly posed image of models in magazines. Yet when I scan through my Facebook feed I see so many photos of the real people in my life that…

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How to Get Blood Out of Your Gi

If you do a search on how to get blood out of clothing, you will come up with tons of methods, but the simplest is the most effective. The key to getting blood out of your gi, or any other cloth, is hydrogen peroxide andĀ cold water. Here are the simple steps: Pour peroxide on any…

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Starting Brazilian Jiujitsu as a Woman

While women and men are definitely equal, we are different, and nothing can bring that home more than a combat sport like Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ). That doesn’t mean women in the sport can’t kick butt, we can and we do, but especially when starting out, men have an advantage in weight and muscle. The result…

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The Rewards of Fitness are More than Just Physical

Dieting is not fun, or easy, neither is starting to exercise. Between cravings, sore muscles, lack of energy, and other problems, it would be easy to just give up. What makes it harder is the most commonly talked about rewards is a toned body and smaller clothes size. While looking fit definitely is rewarding some…

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Blueberry Lemon Pie

Kick up your blueberry pies a notch with some added lemon. The lemon in this recipe gives this pie a delicious crisp tartness that takes it to the next level. Use my Foolproof Flaky Pie Crust recipe and you have a dessert that will knock your socks off. We love it so much that Patrick…

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