Mentally Fit: How changing your mindset helps you achieve your health and fitness goals

Mentally Fit  How changing your mindset helps you achieve your health and fitness goals. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Photo by Vikki Colvin So many individuals are seeking out strategies and tips to help them achieve their physical goals. New exercises, trends, gadgets, and tools come out daily, many of which claim to be “the secret” to getting fit. The thing that is most easily overlooked and is alw ...

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Try these four kettlebell exercises for serious strength

Old School Fit Try these four kettlebell exercises for serious strength. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Photos by Brock Elliott, brockelliott.com Location: Scott’s Training Systems, scottkeppel.com Kettlebells are an excellent piece of gym equipment to incorporate into your fitness routine. If you haven’t used them before, they may look a bit intimidating. But, there are a myriad of basic exercises tha ...

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Arizona’s biggest Kentucky Derby Party offers live action and betting at Turf Paradise

A Day at the Races  Arizona’s biggest Kentucky Derby Party offers live action and betting at Turf Paradise. By Julia De Simone Whether you’re wearing a one-of-a-kind hat, sipping away at mint juleps, or just taking in the scenery, Arizona’s biggest Kentucky Derby party is where the action is on Cinco de Mayo. The Stella Artois Derby DayClub at Turf Paradise is the only local event offering live action and b ...

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Take your training to the next level by exercising with your partner

Date Day Workout Take your training to the next level by exercising with your partner. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Models: Patrick Thomas and Sharon Bondurant Photos by Stephanie Heymann, stephanieheymannphotography.com You know the saying, “couples that play together stay together.” Well, the same goes for exercise. What better way to spend the day then getting out of the house and doing something ...

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Top Strength: Build a toned and defined upper body with these exercises

Top Strength  Build a toned and defined upper body with these exercises. By Kim Miller, Shannon Dougherty, and Scott Keppel Photos taken at Scott’s Training Systems (STS), scottkeppel.com Photos by Brock Elliot, brockelliott.com Everyone enjoys having a strong, fit upper body and this can be achieved by incorporating a variety of weight lifting exercises into your fitness routine. Lifting weights builds str ...

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Cardio Core Workout: Build a strong base for a tight, firm tummy

Cardio Core Workout Build a strong base for a tight, firm tummy. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Photos by Stephanie Heymann, stephanieheymannphotography.com Core muscles are much more than six-pack abs. They create a solid base on which your entire body relies to function. Building a strong core helps with stability and balance, which is essential as we age. Additionally, it assists with the prevention ...

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Cardio core workout: Build a strong base for a tight, firm tummy

Cardio Core Workout  Build a strong base for a tight, firm tummy. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Photos by Stephanie Heymann, stephanieheymannphotography.com Core muscles are much more than six-pack abs. They create a solid base on which your entire body relies to function. Building a strong core helps with stability and balance, which is essential as we age. Additionally, it assists with the preventio ...

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The 2017 Hyundai Genesis

Brand Builder  The 2017 Genesis G80 5.0 Ultimate is a strong addition to Hyundai’s luxury division. By Greg Rubenstein The Genesis line of luxury vehicles is headed by the G90 flagship, but its G80 stablemate hits a perfect sweet spot, offering an astonishing combination of high-quality interior, spaciousness, safety, at-speed serenity, and glorious power. Factor in affordability over its class competition, ...

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Explore an authentic western town at the Pioneer Living History Museum

Wild West Explore an authentic western town at the Pioneer Living History Museum. By Julie Carlson   Modern society has long had a fascination with the Wild West. Just look at shows like Gunsmoke, Little House on the Prairie, and Bonanza. Experiencing the Old West is even the premise of one of today’s most popular and critically acclaimed shows, HBO's Westworld. In this sci-fi show, visitors can step b ...

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Ballet Barre Workout: Achieve a long and lean dancer’s body with postures inspired by ballet, yoga, and Pilates

Ballet Barre Workout Achieve a long and lean dancer’s body with postures inspired by ballet, yoga, and Pilates. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty     If you’ve never tried a ballet barre workout, now is the time. People are often intimidated by ballet barre, especially if they don’t have a background in dance. However, barre workouts are really designed for anyone interested in trying and they can al ...

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For couples looking to achieve a trimmer, more contoured physique why not consider these ways to blast the fat forever

Nip/Tuck/Love  For couples looking to achieve a trimmer, more contoured physique why not consider these ways to blast the fat forever. By Jennifer Geoghegan, M.D. Kybella Kybella is a FDA-approved treatment that uses deoxycholic acid to break down fat under the chin. These injections cause the release of lipids from the fat cells, which are then absorbed and discarded by the body. Good candidates for this t ...

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How to keep kids––and the entire family––active all year long

Fit Together How to keep kids––and the entire family––active all year long. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Photo by 7713 Photography   When you instill active behavior from a young age children grow up with a natural inclination to move their body. With the increase of accessible technology kids are easily able to become sedentary, which overtime poses risks to their health and well-being. Keep ki ...

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Reverse the signs of aging with treatments designed to make you look young again

Makeover Success Reverse the signs of aging with treatments designed to make you look young again. By Jennifer Geoghegan   Take a look at these quick and easy treatments to get a vibrant glow and youthful visage. BOTOX Botox is a great start to almost any makeover. These simple injections relax fine lines and wrinkles to smooth the appearance of skin. In approximately 15 minutes, this purified protein ...

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20-minute stairs workout

20-Minute Stairs Workout  Quickly ramp up your fitness with this quick cardio workout. By Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty Photos by Stephanie Heymann Photography Model: Joyce Emily Laszloffy   Incorporating a staircase into your workout is an excellent way to help you improve your stamina, strength, and overall fitness level. Don’t get fixated on having to complete a one-hour workout if you have limit ...

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Eight awesome items the whole family will enjoy in 2017

Hot List Eight awesome items the whole family will enjoy in 2017. By Nadine Bubeck   Dyson V8 Cordless Vacuum A mother’s dream come true. This cord-free, hassle-free, powerful vacuum stays charged for 40 minutes. It works like a charm, cleaning carpet, hard flooring, and beyond. The V8 easily transforms between stick and handheld mode to clean high and low, and comes with numerous head options for cust ...

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