Author Archives: Meg's Wellness Blog

Paleo with No Time!

A friend mentioned to me that she’s been doing well avoiding junk food, but needed to focus on eating more protein and clean carbs because she hadn’t been eating enough of the right things. I thought that made a great … Continue reading

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The Joy of Funk & Old School R&B

I’ve posted about music before and how it can be motivating – to the point where you get carried away and run (or drive!) too fast. Lately I’ve been listening to the station, “The Groove” on SiriusXM satellite radio. I … Continue reading

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The Value of CSA Membership: Top 10 Ways it exceeds the Price

DH recently asked, “How much did you pay for that CSA again?” “$700” He replied, “Yeah, totally not worth it,” in his tone that declares his opinion as indisputable fact. <rolleyes.> The value of CSA membership is about more than … Continue reading

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Explaining the Cult-Like Behavior of Paleo-Devotees

I recently read the statement that the Paleo diet seems to elicit ‘cult-like’ behavior in its devotees. I thought it was an interesting point, and something I don’t deny. I have a few ideas why & wanted to blog about it. … Continue reading

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Raining on The Paleo Parade

I posted yesterday about my response to the Scientific American article that the Paleo Diet is Half-Baked. The article contains this quote from anthropologist William Leonard of Northwestern University: “Too often modern health problems are portrayed as the result of … Continue reading

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My Response to the Scientific American Article that the Paleo Diet is “Half-Baked”

As you’d correctly assume from the article’s title, “Why The Paleo Diet is Half-Baked,” the article doesn’t exactly recommend Paleo as an ideal way to eat. However, I think it’s best to not throw out the Paleo baby with the … Continue reading

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Summertime Beginner-mediate Step!

As always, all combos 32-count, self-reversing, and 100% tapless. I think combo A and C are more intermediate. Combo B was initially the tricky one I referred to here, but I simplified it after thinking it was too tricky the … Continue reading

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Cardio Kickboxing Choreography Video!

My primary ‘breakdown’ method for cardio kickboxing is “repetition reduction.” In other words, 8 blocks and 8 rear kicks, then 4 of each, then down to 2… add on the next move, etc. Like my step videos, these videos are … Continue reading

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A Treatise on “Mirroring” (Facing Your Class) While Teaching Group Fitness

When to Mirror It’s stupid not to mirror the class during cool down, stretch, and the very beginning of warm-up. I almost don’t like saying “stupid.” It’s mean. It’s a rather extreme statement. But it’s true. It MAKES NO SENSE … Continue reading

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Cucumber Buns

You know you got a good core workout when it hurts a bit to sneeze! I did the tractor tire yesterday. Did 3 sets each of 10 hits right, 10 hits left. (Pic is from December – hence the fleece!) … Continue reading

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