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Early to Rise

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Early to Rise

What You Need to Know Today: November 6

By Nick Papple | 11/6/2015

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Starbucks is killing it in digital. Howard Schultz is dropping earnings reports like José Bautista flips bats. Starbucks’ shares are up another 50 percent in 2015 —  mostly due to the success the company is having in digital. “In October,…

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“De-fattening” your Winter Soups and Stews

By Gui Alinat | 11/2/2015

Don’t let anyone tell you a good soup, stew, or casserole, like the one above, is out of reach if you want to lose weight. In fact, I have a great chef tip to de-fatten foods that usually contain a lot of fat. “De-fattening” foods seems like something a mad…

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Recipes! Invite these 2 Spicy Chicks to Your BBQ this Weekend — Burgers 2 Ways

By Missi Holt | 10/30/2015

Burgers are always fun for a weekend meal — whether it’s tailgating, watching the game, or simply hanging out with friends and family. And you don’t have to be afraid of it “ruining” your diet. Vegetarians and meat eaters alike will love these healthy recipes for Spicy Peanut Burgers! One…

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Immediate Confidence Boost — Better Than Slipping On Your Skinny Jeans

By Missi Holt | 10/28/2015

“You are so beautiful… I just had to tell you.” I said this to a gal at the gym the other day… because it was true. What an incredible impact it had — on both of us! After a moment of shock, she accepted my sincerity. It was clear she…

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Yoga at Your Desk for Instant Relief Part I: Video Included!

By Missi Holt | 10/25/2015

Don’t you just get sick of sitting at your desk all day? Me too. I get stiff, achy, and kind of antsy. My mind starts to feel sluggish or distracted and I struggle to focus on my tasks. But, I have found that just a little bit of movement —…

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Transform Unhealthy Foods into Nutritious & Delicious Treats: 3 Recipes Included!

By Missi Holt | 10/23/2015

TRUTH: No matter how healthy you are treats are still going to be a part of your dietary choices. TRUTH: Desserts can align with your health and fitness goals so you never feel like you “messed up” and should just throw in the towel. Allowing sweets to derail you from…

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What You Need to Know Today: October 22

By Nick Papple | 10/22/2015

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH A la carte TV subscriptions. “The Internet is doing to cable what cable did to broadcast: broadening a set of choices,” says YouTube CBO Robert Kyncl. YouTube’s ad-free paid subscription service ‘Red’ rolls out today —  here’s everything you…

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INSTANT Stress Relief! Follow My 4-Minute Yoga Sequence

By Missi Holt | 10/21/2015

Tension can invade every inch of your body wreaking havoc on your goals. Your shoulders grow stiff as they hunch up toward your ears and your jaw clenches rigidly. Your chest tightens and pressure mounts as your heart pounds with every passing thought of how overwhelmed you are. Your mind…

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What You Need to Know Today: October 20

By Nick Papple | 10/20/2015

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Home health care just got a lot cooler. “What if you could hold the power of your health in your hands? You could recover from injuries faster. Elevate your mood. And keep your immune system and bones strong by balancing…

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Plank Challenge! 2 Minutes to Greater Focus and Tighter Abs

By Missi Holt | 10/19/2015

Ah, the plank. It’s a truly polarizing position — invoking dread or delight in those who engage in its many forms. Whether you love it or hate it doesn’t truly matter. What does matter is why it’s such an effective tool for developing greater focus, mental toughness, and overall strength…

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Game Time! 3 Quick & Healthy Snack Hacks for A Winning Season, Plus Recipes!

By Missi Holt | 10/16/2015

Let’s face it, for the next several months we will have ample opportunities to stuff our faces with high-calorie, nutrient-deficient snacks as the NFL, NHL, and NBA seasons take off. Your favorite team can raise your blood pressure enough, without the aid of salty or fatty foods. Here are some…

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Better Balance in Just 2 Minutes: Try this Right Now!

By Missi Holt | 10/14/2015

Better balance might sound like a boring benefit to doing Tree Pose. It might be catchier for me to talk about how cool it looks or how perfectly it tones your backside. But achieving better balance is pretty cool and here’s why: Balance is critical to our ability to prevent…

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