Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Hallowe’en History

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Halloween, or Hallowe’en as we spell it on the old sod, is a word derived from All Hallows Eve. This refers to the day before All Saints (Hallows) Day, November 1st, which is a Roman Catholic Holy Day of Obligation. It’s a day where Christian saints and martyrs are remembered and has been celebrated in [...]

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Sugar…grrr! Avoid Halloween Sweet Teeth ~ K

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  I love Halloween…the costumes, the excitement, the decorations!  I have a love/hate relationship with the candy!  I have to get it out of the house or I will eat the chocolate!  This is my first Halloween as a “clean” eater, so the quicker its out and gone, the better!  Here’s a plan to help [...]

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What to do when you get a flat!

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Not being a former cop, I don’t have all the personal self- defense moves and advice that Kellie & Lindsay have for you. What I do have, though, is a good dose of old fashioned common sense!!! So I’ll share a few of these thoughts with you today about what to do if you have [...]

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Strike and Gain Distance

Gain Distance and Get AWAY Safely We are continuing our series on safety and I want to invite you to watch our video!  It is not long but may contain vital information to help you save your life. #1 Use the two knuckles of your; pointer finger and middle finger on your dominant hand.  These [...]

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Strategies to Protect Yourself

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Self-defense tools can be your hands, a set of keys, pepper spray or a big can of tomatoes.  The most important thing, regardless of which tool you have, is to have the mind set to use it! Practice this mindset several times a day.  I have a mantra, “Touch me you die.”  I say this [...]

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Self Defense For Fitness

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There are so many reasons to get fit that make sense, including self-defense. If you haven’t been able to find your motivating factor, perhaps the idea that you could be better equipped to deal with an attacker may seal the deal for you!!! Please understand we are not suggesting a 120 pound woman who starts [...]

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How To Be Safe In A Parking Lot

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Parking lot safety As the days become shorter, and the clock fall’s back, we need to become aware of what is going on around us. Kellie began our series on safety and I want to dig into how to be safe in a parking lot. Throughout the day, we park our cars in many different [...]

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Don’t Be a Victim

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Have you ever worried about being attacked..ever been in a situation, looked around and thought UH OH!  What is your plan? Do you have a plan!!  You should and we will give you some ideas and things to consider to to help you develop a plan! Lindsay and I are ex-cops with experience and training [...]

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Moves To Tighten Your Tush!!!

Six Moves to Tighten and Lift   When I ask clients what they want to work on and change on their body, the #1 answer is their stomach and the #2 is the butt. Working on a specific body part, might build muscle but will not change the definition, with out diet and cardio. In [...]

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In the mood for warm, hearty meals??

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It’s finally feeling like Autumn here in California. The temperature has dropped from 100 F to about 80 F (for this week anyhow!), so we are all madly excited to whip out the crock pots for hearty meals and soups!! Being Irish, a staple in our house over the cold California Autumn and Winter is [...]

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