Linda Melone
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3 Simple steps to crush any craving

I’ve seen a lot of things in my 20+ years as a trainer. This includes things I wish I could unsee, like a male client’s abdominal surgery scar for which he was way too proud to show me.  And I’ve

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3 Ab exercises that work better than crunches

Pop Quiz! Which of the following is the MOST dreaded exercise of all time: Burpees Push-ups Crunches Anything involving getting out of bed  All of the above Trick question – they’re ALL

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 5 Fitness tips that sound like the worst advice… but seriously work

When it comes to fitness advice, there’s no shortage of bad information out there.  Anyone can post photos of their bod on Instagram and call themselves a “fitness expert.”  Unless you’ve been

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3 Unavoidable aging changes even Madonna can’t escape (and how to stop them from causing weight gain)

Next week I celebrate another trip around the sun. At 61, Madonna and I will be the same age.  That’s where our parallel lives begin and end. Almost. Because here’s the thing with fame:

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How to stick with your workouts… even if you’ve failed miserably in the past [video]

Yup, it’s that time of year again when we take a look back at what worked, what didn’t — and resolve to stop the insanity. As part of this goal, I posted a live video on Facebook this

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My most popular blog posts of 2019

Even if you’re not a writer, you’re probably familiar with the term “writer’s block.”  It refers to the angst of staring at a blank page or computer screen and becoming hypnotized by the cursor

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How to do everything wrong and still see results

I confess I don’t always follow the rules. Don’t get me wrong, I walk my talk. But I sometimes fall victim to laziness, procrastination, and allow my obnoxious inner child to run rampant through

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Make this ONE mindset change to be younger, healthier and smarter in 2020 than you were in 2019

The saying, “50 is the new 40” may be more accurate than you think. Making this ONE mindset shift creates a boatload of health benefits.

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How to stay on track when it seems totally impossible

A few extra hundred calories here and there can make the difference between shopping in the women’s department or in the seasonal camping section come January.

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