Linda Melone
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How to avoid home workout injuries before they happen

Since gyms are closed due to the pandemic, some now offer home workouts free to the public until this apocalypse runs its course.  Free workouts for everyone sounds like a great idea. And for some people,

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3 Thigh Toners that Work – Even for Painful Knees

Here’s the thing about extreme sports: “extreme” is a relative term. When you’re in your 20s, activities such as zip-lining over a pond of alligators, surfing 90-foot waves at night James Bond

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How to roll out tight muscles

The past few weeks I talked about ways to stay fit and avoid gaining 150 lbs while quarantined with stockpiles of canned ravioli and buckets of cookie dough ice cream.  I’m taking it back. All of it.  Well,

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7 Tips to Feel Better No Matter What

I’ve talked before about my obsession with makeup.  As much as I joke around, if you saw my eyeshadow palette collection you’d immediately call Dr. Drew and stage an intervention. Name a color, I

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How to avoid gaining the Quarantine-15

I ordered toilet paper from a woman in North Carolina. And it felt like Christmas morning when it finally arrived. That sums up the highlight of my shelter-in-place activities.  Can you relate? I’ve

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How to stay fit when you can’t leave the house

Three weeks ago we were living in a different world. I met a friend for lunch, stopped at a grocery store and generally lived my life. Now I refer to that as “back in the day.” No more casual meetups

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5 Ways to stay fit during a perfect storm of everything working against you

I try to avoid blogging about current events ever since a reader told me she was unsubscribing because “Why do I care what YOU think about the Olympics??” (which was in the news at the time). I made

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3 biggest workout cheats to stop doing right now

“You’re a personal trainer, right?” I was working out at the gym when a guy I’ve spoken to once or twice walked up to me with this question.  He waited for me to remove an airpod. Very few

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5 Easy mindfulness tips you can do anywhere (so you can lose belly fat)

Ask a woman over 50 for a list of the “best things” about aging and she’ll likely react in one of three ways: Glare at you until you turn and run She’ll say, “It kinda feels like that

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