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The 30-day Summer Slim Down Challenge!

Jason AgnelloTODAY is the day to commit to a trim, sexy, healthy you!

With summer just one short month away, what lies beneath your slick business casual may not be quite bikini-ready. As you visualize your perfect beach weekends, you will soon begin seeing yourself looking and feeling your best…

Keep Reading to commit to learn what the 30-day Summer Slim-Down Challenge is all about, and make sure you share it with all your friends!

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Working Out After Breast Augmentation

breast enlargement new york city, plastic surgeon new york city, breast augmentation nyc, breast augmentation new york city, dr nicholas vendemia, mas, manhattan aesthetic surgeryYou exercise because you care about how you look. You’ve also chosen to have breast augmentation because you care about how you look, and now you’re ready to get back to the serious business of sculpting your ever-closer-to-perfect ladyframe.

Restless, and wondering how and when to begin your routine? I asked our own Dr. Nicholas Vendemia for his advice on keeping my post-augmentation clients strong,  healthy and SAFE in the gym.

Keep reading for some valuable guidance for active women who have undergone breast augmentation surgery!

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Raising the Barre: A Ballet Body Workout

Ballerinas don’t just have tight buns on their heads!

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In my last two posts, I’ve described just how hard dancers work for their bodies. I’m not one of these trainers who claim to have the magic formula known as  the diet and exercise plan that will give you the perfect body in only twenty minutes a day!  It takes time, commitment, and desire.

There is no replacement for the repetition, genetic predisposition, and physical dedication that ballerinas have. However, we can transform our bodies by applying these principles to our own training.  Even though I won’t promise you that by doing these exercises you’ll look like Sylvie Guillem does in this pic,  I can promise you that you’ll hold your head higher and feel stronger in your own daily routine.

Read on for a workout that will keep you on your toes at the gym!

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How to Choose Your “Personal” Personal Trainer!

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Personal trainers come in all shapes and sizes and from tons of different fitness and educational backgrounds. From the drill-sargent drive of Jillian Michaels to the  ultra-positive Bob Greene, there’s literally someone for everyone.

Working with a trainer is one of the biggest boosts you can get toward attaining your fitness goals. As a personal training manager, there are certain things I look for when hiring a personal  trainer and you should too! Here are eight tips for choosing your “personal” personal trainer!

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Breathe Deep to Fight Fine Lines!

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Are you looking for ways to keep yourself looking and feeling young?

Start now, by using your very own built-in stress regulator, your lungs! Breathwork is just one technique that can help you to relax, look refreshed, and even to perform like a champion.  Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine have long touted the benefits of breathwork. Yogis devote their entire lives to pranic practice. Thanks to researchers like Dr. Andrew Weil, we’re learning more about how and why it works. Dr. Weil’s audiobook: “Breathing: The Master Key to Self Healing” is a great starting point for how to harness the benefits of breathing.

Read on to find out how breathwork can beat stress and help you live younger for longer! Continue reading

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How to Lose Your “Baby-weight” Like Gwyneth Paltrow!

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Having a baby is one of the most life-altering experiences a woman can have, but after the baby arrives, we’re often left with major physically-altering changes as well!

Post-baby body issues aren’t just for the girl-next-door. Even the stars have to struggle, as Gwyneth Paltrow recently revealed in an interview with  the Press Association (PA). It’s normal for a woman to gain about 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy. It’s also normal for it to take 3 months to a year to lose your “baby fat”.

Read on to find out what Ms. Paltrow has to say about her experience beating the baby weight, and some FIT tips for you to do the same! Continue reading

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