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Last Reply by FiftyShadesofLove 1430062682.127 | in Recipe Swap, In the Garden, Health & Fitness

Recently we hosted acclaimed author Jolene Hart of Eat Pretty: Nutrition For Beauty Inside and Out who came to speak at The Barn...and what eye-opening messages she shared with us! Jolene is a beauty editor turned health coach who believes we all can “look and feel our best from inside out.&rd... Continue Reading

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Barbara King on 1429821165.177

They Call me “Papa”

Last Reply by wildcat fan 1426951591.093 | in Pet Lovers, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

When I was a kid growing up in St. Joe, Michigan... I LOVED playing sports.  Since I was always small for my age, I had to use my quickness and speed to overcome my lack of size.  Because of that speed, and my last name, my Little League baseball coach called me “Wheels.”&nb... Continue Reading

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Dan Wheeler on 1425790800

Sadie and Zoey Lu

Last Reply by FallowedGround 1427165056.13 | in Pet Lovers, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

My youngest daughter, Kelsey, who is now a senior in college, has always been very determined and persistent. She also loves animals.  When she turned eleven, she started asking me if we could get a puppy.  We had two cats at the time and I thought that was enough. Kelsey didn’t give... Continue Reading

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Dan Wheeler on 1424359439.573

Assembly Video for SmoothXbike Pro Compact Exercise Bike

In Health & Fitness, TSV Talk

We see that many of you have questions about the assembly of the SmoothXbike Pro Compact Exercise Bike.  We wanted to provide you all with an informative video that will guide you on how to assemble this bike.  The Assembly Instructions begin 38 seconds into the video below.  This ... Continue Reading

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It’s taken me 8 years to be ready to write this!

Last Reply by Moulin Rouge 1429026668.423 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

That’s how long it’s been since I lost 40 pounds. I’ve mentioned it on air a few times, usually during fitness and nutrition shows. I mention it because I know the struggle, and I want those who see me on tv talking about it know: that I’m not just talking about health becaus... Continue Reading

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Jennifer Coffey on 1423263605.437

Yoga Tips for Beginners

Last Reply by melswen 1422725635.837 | in Denim & Co, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

I started practicing yoga long ago, and though I do lots of other types of workouts, I always come back to yoga as something that grounds me, that "gets rid of the crazy." It has a way of unwinding you, of making you look inward, and give you a sense of calm that last the rest of the day. It doesn... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1421730000

Zucchini Boats and Cabbage Steaks - YUM!

Last Reply by sewing queen 1422316435.173 | in Recipe Swap, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Oh my word!  So many of you have asked for my recipes for these two delicious veggie packed recipes that I had to share.  You won't believe how easy and scrumptious they are!!!   Please let me know how you like them - and please share your variations!  We are always looking fo... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1421125200

Paw-Parazzi Showcase: Keeping Active Edition!

Last Reply by michel 1421171543.983 | in Pet Lovers, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Hello my friends! This week I asked you to share photos of how your pets help you with those fitness-related New Years Resolutions on my Facebook page!! I know my little "zoo" keeps me going, whether it's walking the pups, chasing the kitties around the house, or being inspired by the birds! It loo... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Gracie on 1421038800

A Winter Walk - with Liam Bourke!

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, All About Shoes

  All summer – and now winter - our shoe shopping family will continue sharing their adventures called, “A Walk in Your Shoes!” during Shoe Shopping with Jane. It’s Liam’s turn, as he is one of our “shoe family’s” favorite people.  Although... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1420779600

#TeamRookie Week 3 Check-in - Let's Talk Food!

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I have not hit 10,000 steps every day on my Fitbit. I had two carrots left on my plate from dinner the other night and I threw them out, I didn’t eat them. I ate FOUR dark chocolate truffles at my desk yesterday and I loved EVERY SECOND of it. Guess what? I’m still on TRACK! I have been... Continue Reading

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Mary DeAngelis on 1420693200

A Treasured Walking Buddy

Last Reply by penpen 1421864472.403 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

Whether you're an easy-going walker or a speed racer, Today's Special Value Vionics are going to be your new go-to shoe for hitting the pavement. I wanted to share with you guys the joy that having a walking buddy has given me! Here's a little bit from Kerstin's perspective, then from me. “... Continue Reading

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Rachel Boesing on 1420174800

Living For Me - Team Diehards

In Health & Fitness, Sports, Hosts & Personalities

I am getting lots and lots of questions on our “Living for Me” initiative. I'm hoping I can answer them and simplify the process for you to join in the journey to living your life to the fullest! What is it? Living for Me allows our viewers and hosts to come together in a community t... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1420174800

Black-Eyed Pea Garlic Hummus with Olive Oil

Last Reply by Kathleen5 1420221324.577 | in Recipe Swap, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Black-Eyed Pea Garlic Hummus with Olive Oil I absolutely love hummus – a great savory yet health conscious dish.  I used black-eyed peas for good luck in the new year – a southern tradition in my house.  Love that the Vitamix replaces 13 appliances on my counter-tops! &nb... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1420140047.843

The Arm Candy I Never Thought I'd Wear!

Last Reply by uptowngirl25 1422073312.117 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

As a host at QVC, it’s part of my job to try out products before I present them on-air, so that I can better speak to them (definitely not complaining about this job responsibility!!!!). One day, I saw a small package in my mail box. It was like it was glaring at me, and I was glaring right ba... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1420088400

#LivingForMe – Team Rookie, Getting Started

Last Reply by emsmom 1420119273.8 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

First and foremost: welcome to Living For Me at QVC! We want you to spend some time on carving out a plan to focus on YOU, please. You spend so much time taking care of everyone else: will you please do something for yourself too? Ok, thank you. We have divided our initiative into three teams: Team ... Continue Reading

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Last Reply by Gypsy123 1414380566.28 | in Fashion Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

As a young boy growing up in St. Joe, Michigan, I loved to go down to the lake and sit at the foot of the lighthouse on the north pier to watch the sunset.  It was there that I would dream about what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I dreamed that I would be many things; a baseball player, ... Continue Reading

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Dan Wheeler on 1414180201.457

Let’s Take Breast Cancer Down & Out!

Last Reply by goldie99 1413513202.757 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, All About Shoes

It’s October, which means Fall is here! But it also means that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I’m a breast cancer survivor (5 years cancer-free this month).  When my friend & jewelry designer, Carolyn Pollack, found out I had battled breast cancer, she asked me... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1413345600

Fall is here!

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

I can’t believe it! If you’re like me, summer seems to have come and gone in just a blink. Between work, sleepovers, play dates, a fun mommy-daughter trip to Switzerland, and of course the weekend cookouts, summer left me dizzy and barely finding time to write.I did want to look back and share one weekend my mother came to south Florida for her summer visit—joining us for a cookout and some fun on the water. Many of you have seen my mum, Valerie, on-air with me over the past year sharing her personal journey with our Re-Body family. You’ve heard me share my personal sto... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1412609641.147

3 Days / 60 Miles

Last Reply by karenk1956 1413511624.003 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, FFANY Shoes on Sale

It’s October, which means Fall is here! But it also means that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   I am sharing with you a two part blog on my training for the 3 day, 60 mile walk in support of breast cancer awareness.. this is part 1.. look for part 2 on October 16th! T... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1412136000

Passing on the Football Tradition - A Michigan Football weekend with Cole

Last Reply by brancare 1412741250.637 | in Electronics Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Family traditions are so important.  They bring different generations together and form lifelong memories.   Last weekend I was able to pass my love of Michigan football on to my grandson, Cole Daniel, as we set off for his Michigan football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  It was a... Continue Reading

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Dan Wheeler on 1411704000

Zumba, Pilates, and My Busy Life Part II

Last Reply by Cindy-ista 1409943133.73 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

If you follow me or Rachel Boesing on Facebook, then you know we walk a lot. This wonderful part of my life began after Rachel decided to help me train for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer walk. When training for the event, I have to walk as much as 17 miles a day and that can be so long, e... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1409803200

GOwalk 2 Blog Chat with Lauren Gambino of Skechers

Last Reply by JotandBJ 1409007646.89 | in Health & Fitness, All About Shoes, TSV Talk

Hi Everyone, Lauren Gambino from Skechers will be answering answer your questions at 2pm. We're excited to hear and read your questions! Please send through any questions you have about the Skechers GOwalk 2 Slip-on Sneakers - Upbeat. Feel free to inquire about any of the other wonderful Ske... Continue Reading

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Today's Special Value on 1408939200

Strong Is Beautiful!

Last Reply by Forreal 1418802399.463 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

Over the weekend Lauren & Chelsea participated in the Mudderella Race.  It was a 5 mile course with 12 obstacles.  All the proceeds from the race benefit "Futures without Violence".  Lauren & Chelsea asked me to do the race with them but I figured it was best if I watch this o... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1408420800

It’s time for Meratrim®!

Last Reply by LFCT 1422476342.3 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

RE-BODY® Meratrim® Fruit & Flower Formula™ is a unique, clinically tested weight management supplement that can help assist with  weight loss efforts when combined with a reduced daily 2,000-calorie diet and a walking program of 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week.*† D... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1407124800

Stop Worrying. Get More Sleep. Turn Off Your Phone. And Remember What’s Important.

Last Reply by Lablover 1407868668.287 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

I’m sitting back and listening to a conversation at lunch.  Usually I’m the one talking, but no one here knows one another, so I am enjoying the sound of something other than my own voice. The brunette to my left is reliving the weeks after her premature boys were born and the des... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1407124800

Fun Summer Exercises

In For the Home Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

July is your month to eat better, exercise, and feel beautiful. Take this month to focus on achieving your summer slim-down goals. In addition to eating healthy, I choose to keep active with a variety of summer workouts to stay motivated. Here are some of my favorite ways to incorporate exercise... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1405483200

Happy #ShakeItUpSaturday!

In Recipe Swap, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Happy #ShakeItUpSaturday! Want a smart and delicious treat this July? Try out one of my personal favorites! This refreshing and patriotic summer shake will keep you cool all summer long. Use my Re-Body Meal Replacement Powder for a little extra protein boost! Here's my recipe: Red... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1405137600

A Smart & Tasty Fourth of July

In Recipe Swap, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Independence Day is right around the corner! How do you plan on spending it? With family and friends? Will you celebrate by the beach or BBQ style? No matter how you celebrate, there are always delicious sweets and snacks lying around that may not be on your summer slim-down plan. Here are some ta... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1404273600

My Friend Fitbit

Last Reply by Bandwife 1402430265.337 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

I have a new friend named Fitbit.  He has become my constant companion! I was on the air with Sarah Cottelesse who brings Fitbit to QVC. She was in my That's Cool show and, although I didn't own it, I did think tracking your fitness was cool.  So, a few days later I decided to order it.&nb... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1402372800

Bucket List - One Down

Last Reply by pooppa 1402290562.833 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

What happens in Vegas…   When Chelsea turned 21 last year she asked if we could take a family trip to Las Vegas.  I love Vegas, so I said let’s GO!!  What can I say about Vegas that hasn’t already been said.  It is crazy, wild, live and always unpredictable.&... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1401807263.757

She Flew Through The Air With The Greatest Of Ease!

Last Reply by joycekay 1400884145.953 | in Beauty Banter, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

If you’ve ever seen a version of Cirque du Soleil, or any circus acrobatic act you’ve probably thought, “that’s cool” --  but would you ever try it yourself? That’s exactly what my friend Dina did after she decided to go to Circus School! Dina and me By d... Continue Reading

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Leah Williams on 1400817600

Mary Beth's Menu - Smoothie Recipe

Last Reply by Exhilaration 1401022007.44 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Smoothie Ingredients: 2 cups orange juice 2 cups raw leaf spinach 6-8 baby carrots 1 banana 1 cup of ice Blend together in a Vitamix or Ninja for about 30-45 seconds. It tastes really good and is extremely healthy. Plus, it's a great way to get in your veggies! For a variation, add... Continue Reading

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Mary Beth Roe on 1398959632.99

Fitness, Fashion, Fun!

Last Reply by sam29 1398207082.207 | in Fashion Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Workout clothing is a problem. For my sanity, I have to work out most days.  Not long, gym sweating, iron pumping workouts, but some movement that requires me to eventually shower that day.  I try to do this in the morning because I don’t really feel like I can enjoy the day and focu... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1398139200

In Search of the Most Effective Total-Body Fitness?

Last Reply by doysy 1421462149.34 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

People often ask me how I incorporate fitness into my everyday life. Well, I simply choose the path of more resistance! By that I mean walking on an unstable surface instead of a flat one; taking the stairs not the elevator; standing over sitting; running over walking; walking fast instead of ambling; sitting before lying; lunging deeper than squatting. This simple philosophy helps my body stays trim, toned, and strong. But in reality, energy actually follows a path of least resistance so when actually choosing a fitness regimen I always prefer to find tools and systems that incorporate my w... Continue Reading

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Marjolein Brugman on 1397620800

Spring Veggies: What’s in Season Now

In Kitchen & Food Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

I’m so glad spring has finally sprung (at least in most of the country). I just love the sense of renewal and rebirth that comes with springtime. It really is life-affirming.  One thing I do every spring is take a little trip to my local farmers' market to check out the fresh spring produce. I’m always amazed at the bright colors, flavors, and value of fresh in-season fruits and veggies. There’s nothing better!  Here’s my top 10 fruits & veggies list: Asparagus. Depending on where you live, most asparagus is harvested in the spring before June. I like t... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1397102400

Working Out With Fashion Friends -- Pilates With Susan Graver!

Last Reply by Binkytoo 1396788161.363 | in Susan Graver, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Not only do we share a passion for fashion, Susan Graver and I also are avid pilates people! While we try and balance work and family, we both find health and fitness to be very important. What better way to get your fitness on than with some good friends! Last week Susan and I met up for an early ... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1396670400

My Favorite Green Way to Start the Day

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Dear QVC friends and the Nature’s Code ONE World, If you watched our Nature's Code ONE—Supplement Your Health show in January or February, then you saw our display of the foods you need to eat on a daily basis to obtain all the nutrients you need to maintain your good health. Many of us (me included!) just don’t eat like that every day, so taking multivitamins are a simple way to help fill nutritional gaps. I may not always eat right, especially when I’m on the go, getting my kids to school or traveling for business, but I do know one thing: breakfast really is... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1394683200

Just Keep Pedaling!

Last Reply by dantenayeli 1393388331.23 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

It’s (another) snow day, kids are home from school (again,) the Internet & cable are flickering from the intermittent power outages caused by another foot of wet heavy snow, and getting out of our pajamas before noon is probably not happening.    It’s February but i... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1392267600

Heather's 5 Tips To Motivate Change And A Healthy Lifestyle

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

As many of you may already know, it's "Let's Get Physical" month on Anything Goes! Staying fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is something I find very important and I'm not alone on that! In fact, one of my co-workers here at QVC underwent an amazing journey to achieve self-wellness and physica... Continue Reading

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Rick Domeier on 1390885200

Albany's All-Around Day of Health Recap!

In Health & Fitness, Q Did What?, Hosts & Personalities

Last Saturday was the first ever Albany Irvin’s All-Around Day of Health here at QVC. To say it was a blast would be an understatement. We had a great group of participants that were excited and eager to learn more about fitness and wellness with the help of some amazing vendors—AeroPila... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1390885200

Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolutions

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

Dear QVC friends, Hope you’re having a fantastic 2014 so far! Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? If you did, how do you feel about your accomplishments so far? Many American adults make resolutions every year, with losing weight consistently at the top of everyone’s list. Unfortunately, many New Year’s resolutions fail by the end of the year. Seems like everyone starts out strong and determined to meet their goals but after a few weeks, their efforts begin to slack off a bit until completely dropping off by the end of the year. So why do resolutions fail? Jus... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1390798800

6 Easy Tips to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track

Last Reply by Chrissywissy 1393157093.303 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

It’s mid-January. Are you still on track with your decision to take better care of yourself in 2014? Most of us have slacked off a little by now and once again think of eating nutritiously and exercising with dread and exasperation knowing that we "should" engage but can easily think of a million excuses… so the days quickly pass by, the guilt sets in, and your vitality wanes. Having my own AeroPilates machine at home has made my fitness routine an easy, fun-filled, and convenient daily part of my life. I love that I can fit in between all my other commitments and obligations, ... Continue Reading

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Marjolein Brugman on 1390423884.92

Back To The Old Stomping Grounds- Discovering CES And Adventures In Las Vegas

Last Reply by wregg 1390494493.973 | in Electronics Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

CES is in Las Vegas, and is the largest Consumer Electronics Show of the year. It’s the time when everyone from Sony & Samsung to the smallest mom and pop inventor get a chance to show off the latest and greatest technology to 300 thousand retailers, manufacturers and media professionals. ... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1389675600

Snack Smarter!

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Make a decision that you'll only have nutritious foods in your house. Fill your kitchen with fresh vegetables and fruits, nuts, seeds, and a wide variety of proteins. If you want to have chocolate ice cream as a treat, go out to the ice cream shop to get it. If there's a half-gallon in the fridge, it's more likely to become a nightly downfall. Here's a list of my top 10 snacks that'll help keep you full: 1. Raw veggies & 1/2 cup of hummus 2. An apple and string cheese3. 1/2 cup of cottage cheese & mandarin oranges4. 2 large hard-boiled eggs5. Greek yogurt & strawberries6. Ap... Continue Reading

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Learn How to be the Best All-Around-YOU With Albany Irvin!

Last Reply by P-money 1389644764.133 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Q News

Everyone knows I'm passionate about my health. Whether I'm dancing my way through Zumba class, running with the Littles, or mixing up a fruit smoothie, I'm all about maintaining a healthy and happy lifestyle!   I'm so excited to share this hobby and passion with you on January 25t... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1389589200

Prepare Your Body Before You Exercise

Last Reply by Pllmoser 1389996217.503 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

There are so many causes of stress in our bodies. While sometimes this stress is emotionally based, more often it's physical, emerging from a bad diet and lack of gentle movement. This idea led me to deeply examine gentle forms of exercise like AeroPilates and yoga. As a post-menopausal woman who... Continue Reading

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Marjolein Brugman on 1388984400

Rick And Easy Smoothies For My Boys And Their Buds

Last Reply by Niqui 1389497756.563 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

It’s a snowy January day, and my son Josh and his  ‘Posse’ are doing their best to wreak havoc, and create mayhem in the Domeier house-- And we love it. They also have appetites that never seem to  stop!! Because it’s always ‘Snack time’ for th... Continue Reading

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Rick Domeier on 1388725200

Introducing Nature’s Code® ONE Optimal Nutrients Everyday™

Last Reply by Charm01 1393512159.147 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

Happy New Year, QVC friends! As we ring in the new year this week, I’m reminded of what’s most important in life: my wonderful children, a loving husband, supportive parents, great friends, good health, and the inspiring women I meet through work—especially all of you. What I love most about being a woman, and about the women I know, is our ability to multitask. You know…successfully managing a career and everything life throws at us (the good and sometimes the bad), along with taking good care of our families, making sure they’re getting nutritious food, enou... Continue Reading

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Naomi Whittel on 1388552400

Make Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution Last the Entire Year

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

We all know that January is the very best time to start your new fitness resolution! The parties are over, the kids are in school, and you’re back to your regular schedule. Now it’s time to make the changes you’ve been waiting to do all last year. You’ll be happy to know it’s quite simple! Just follow these easy steps: First, choose an exercise that’s FUN! If you enjoy working out, you’ll do it more often and ultimately see better results! Secondly, choose an exercise that grows with you, even if you start with just 10 minutes a day. When you&... Continue Reading

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Expert Answers on 1387774800

Why I'm Supporting #GivingTuesday

Last Reply by RaeBooks 1398937652.45 | in Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities

I'd like to introduce you to my mother Connie.  She has heart disease.  She's had issues for over 25 years.  Thankfully she has been in the AMAZING care of my sister Beverly for the last few years - and has never been happier!  (In fact it's amazing to see her smiling in this pho... Continue Reading

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