Monthly Archives: February 2013

Group Workouts, Are You Crazy?

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Benefits of working out with a group   Throughout my early fitness life, I have always been single. I never wanted a partner, fearing it might slow down my progress, or they would not show up, or be late. It was not until I discovered the benefits of working-out with a group that my mind [...]

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Eat-Clean VS. Paleo~K

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I was confused…should I eat clean or go paleo?  What does each involve? I know how I eat to nourish my body but was unsure of the label.  How are you eating to nourish your muscles, cells and organs? Two phrases I hear often: “I’m on a paleo diet” and “I eat clean.”  What do [...]

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Crain Workout Of the Day

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As most of you know I didn’t workout until about 3 years ago. Up till that point I had been active with cycling, walking and some running. I had even done a 5K and a sprint triathlon. But I did these events to complete them, and never knew how to get better. I ran a [...]

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Food For Thought With 6&6

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Food For Thought   Over the past five years I have learned the meaning of nourishing your body. In college I remember eating McDonald’s every Friday, I deserved it! I had a long drive and needed something to keep my occupied, I wanted it! Salt and sugar lead to craving more salt and sugar leading [...]

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Beautiful From the Inside Out ~ K

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You are beautiful, right?  Yes!  6&6 has designed a workshop, called “Beautiful from the Inside Out” so you’ll feel good and look good in a bathing suit this summer!  Whoohoo!  Want a beautiful beach body? Want to walk on the pool deck and feel great in your bathing suit?  You can do it!  We will [...]

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Snacking with 6&6

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Snacking is to Americans what drinking tea is to the Irish! LOL. When I came to this country I was fascinated with the way people constantly grazed on crackers, candies, chips, pretzels etc. I thought it strange to see adults grazing on kiddie food. Then I stopped and realized that in Ireland, we don’t graze [...]

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Valentine’s Day Meatloaf Love

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  Happy Love Day!!! As far back as I can remember I have celebrated Valentine’s Day as a family. The smell of meatloaf, mashed potatoes and green beans filled the air in my mother’s kitchen. Sitting on the table, lit with candles, a card for every member of the family and a small Valentine’s treat. [...]

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6&6 Afternoon with Kellie

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What do your afternoons look like? 6&6 afternoons are usually busy with kids, practices and life.  This “Day in the Life of 6&6 Series” hopefully will motivate or encourage you to make positive changes in your life. Mary’s mentioned drinking a green smoothie every morning.  All 6&6 gals start our day this way.  I drink [...]

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A morning with 6&6!

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A morning smoothie and workout with 6kidsand6packsplus2!! I am not a natural early riser. In Ireland very little happens before 9 am, so adjusting to my kids school start time of 7.30 am was difficult at first. But it’s amazing how you can train your body to adapt! I am now, typically up by 5.30 [...]

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Setting Goals To Beat The Odds

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Beating The Odds I had a five -year love affair with my dog. There was a point in my life I spent more hours in the day with my dog than the rest of my family. I spent a minimum of fifteen hours a day, working, training, feeding and loving him. For five years I [...]

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