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Wendy Bumgardner

Fat Tuesday - Fit Tomorrow?

By February 12, 2013

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Happy Fat Tuesday - Mardi Gras. It's party time in many places around the world. Traditionally, it's followed by a fast on Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras in New OrleansLike New Year's Eve, it may be a last blowout before you reassess how your diet and fitness plans for the year are working...or not.

If your shape-up plan hasn't been working, here are ways to get it going.

  • Get in Shape with Walking: A full-body plan to workout all of your muscles, plus working your heart with walking workouts.
  • When Walking Isn't Working: Have you been faithfully putting in 30-60 minutes of walking most days of the week but not seeing any results? Lorra Garrick tells how to add intensity to your walking workouts to make them, er, work out.
  • Calorie Count: Our free site to track your eating habits and get social support, badges and points for your efforts. I used it daily in 2012 to take off 43 pounds!

Let's get the good times rolling again!

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