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Stay In It to Win It! 6 Tips to Develop Mental Strength and Go the Distance

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It doesn’t make sense. You’re fit, but you keep freaking out and fighting the “I can’t do its” somewhere between the start and the finish line. You’ve done the physical prep it takes to be a fitness beast. But if you want to be a formidable contender, it might be time to focus on the mental aspects of endurance. Next time you seek to put foot to pavement, clip into a pedal or step onto a playing field, do your homework first!

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Pumpkin EVERYTHING: 3 Unexpected Ways to Incorporate Into Your Recipes

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It’s fall, and we’re not ashamed to admit that we are loving the all-pumpkin-all-the-time-everywhere trend. Seriously, pumpkin is like the Frank’s Red Hot of autumnal veggies (“I put that stuff on everything”). Plus, it’s extremely good for you, and packed with things like potassium, magnesium, fiber, iron, and Vitamins E, A, and C. But if you’re tired of the same old same old (i.e., pumpkin-flavored everything), then check out some of the following inspiring and surprising recipe ideas.

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Head to the Gym and Save Yourself a Trip to the Doc

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There’s a reason why some health insurance companies and more and more employers are willing to pick up the tab for gym memberships. Regular workouts can save you a trip to the doctor, decrease sick days, alleviate the need for expensive prescriptions and improve your overall productivity and quality of life. Indeed, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise and the Medical Fitness Association announced their collaborative Exercise is Medicine Solution in 2016. That effort seeks to encourage physicians to prescribe exercise as medicine and use fitness as a primary defense against disease.

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