How to stay happy and healthy during the holidays.

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The Holidays used to be extremely stressful for me. I would obsess about the food, my family and keeping my fitness routine on course through it all. I’m going to be honest, just because we stay on track burning our calories and earning our Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t necessarily mean we are being healthy! The mind is just as important to take care of as the body and obsessing about calories burned and what we are eating can take away from the joy of the holidays. I urge you this holiday season to change your perspective and leave behind the mentality…

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No ego. No attitude. All encouragement, all the time.

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I love the Jenny Schatzle Program. I smile the moment I walk in because the energy in that room is always so positive. The workout is universal. Any age, any shape, any size. It’s great for girls, it’s great for guys, it’s great for anyone who wants to feel good physically AND mentally. No ego. No attitude. All encouragement, all the time. The classes are filled with friendly and enthusiastic members. The front desk staff are always smiling. The coaches are all highly talented and extremely motivating. You can only fill a room with this much love if it comes…

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You have all affirmed my belief that community changes people.

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Most people would never know by looking at me, but if you were to tell 13-year-old Melanie that in 10 years she would run a mile, she would never have believed you. When I was 13 years old, I was diagnosed with a very aggressive type of polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Due to complications of my disease I was in the hospital so much that I had to drop out of high school for a year and I was sent to hospitals across the country on multiple occasions because no one could figure out what was wrong with me. My…

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