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Oct
4
2013

Valside product review

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When I first saw these little plastic sliding discs I couldn’t help but think how easy and stupid they were. However, like a 135lb professional fighter, looks can be deceiving.    The original Valsides plastic discs pads are about ten inches in length and five inches across. They were created by celebrity trainer Valerie Waters [...]

Aug
26
2013

Methods Vs. Principles

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“As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” Ralph Waldo Emerson – an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the [...]

Jun
18
2013

Stress-relieving workout

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You pull out the driveway and spill coffee over you as you head to work. You can’t change clothes because you’re already 15 minutes late with road construction ahead. You want to toss your now empty coffee cup out the window, but that will have to wait. When clients have days like this, only one [...]

May
31
2013

One exercise to make work better

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What if you could be happier, get stronger, socialize more and do this all at work with minimal commitment?  For a group of middle aged offices workers it happened. The recent study, published in May, took mostly women from occupations with a high rate of muscle pain and discomfort and gave them one exercise; the [...]

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