Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 Stories from Margaret

Exercise intelligence setting up a home gym

“Convenience is the biggest reason people opt to work out at home. Here are some things to keep in mind if you've been thinking about setting up your own home gym:”

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Flowering Houseplants

“Houseplants bring life into a room. As ornamental as houseplants are, many also provide health benefits by purifying the air and increasing humidity. Flowering houseplants add another layer of enjoyment, bringing color and maybe even scent into your decor. And you’d be surprised how some can survive on the most minimal attention. Try your hand at growing flowering houseplants or brighten someone else’s abode, with these 8 flowering houseplants that will thrive with minimal care.”

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'What's God Got to do with it?' Fitness and Weight Loss Expert Chantel Hobbs Says, 'Everything'

“Over five years ago, CHANTEL HOBBS told Oprah her story of losing over 200 pounds.

Today, she passionately shares with the world the lasting secret to her success, confidently stating, ‘God was the missing link to ending my diet drama for good!’"

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Walk to Ward Off Age-Related Weight Gain

Walking as little as half an hour a day may keep the extra pounds from adding up as you get older.
A new study suggests that the more you walk, the less likely you'll gain weight as you age. Researchers followed nearly 5,000 men and women for 15 years and found that a half hour of walking per day reduced the usual weight gain per year by 1 pound among women who were the heaviest at the start of the study.”

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How we paid off $30,000 of debt

“I had hoped for a magic solution, but when that didn't happen, my husband and I tried more-ordinary -- and more-difficult -- means. This is how we did it.”

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