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Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Shaman-healer, Six-time world champion Ironman

Shaman-healer Brant Secunda and six-time world champion Ironman Mark Allen are body-soul fitness experts and seminar leaders known for blending ancient shamanic wisdom with the latest scientific findings on nutrition, fitness, mood, and stress. They teach seminars worldwide, and offer fresh tips and advice for improving health and well-being. Secunda was recently nominated for a MacArthur Award, and Allen was named "the fittest man in America" by Outside magazine. Their new book is Fit Soul, Fit Body: 9 Keys to Healthier, Happier You (BenBella Books).
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7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Soul

Your springtime instincts are telling you it's time to do some spring cleaning for the soul. Perhaps you want to lose weight, or get outdoors more, or make some new friends. Whatever your goal, here are seven ways to replenish your soul and start off on a new path to health and happiness.
04/27/2013 07:49 EDT
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Six Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

February is American Heart Month. It provides a wonderful opportunity for us to focus on the organ that beats around 3 billion times, nonstop, in the average human lifetime. Why not take this month to pay attention to your heart's heath? Here are six ways to do it.
03/01/2013 08:09 EST
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How to Gain Ironman-like Endurance

When I started training with Mark, a six-time Hawaii Ironman World Champion, it became apparent to both of us that he needed to think of fitness in broader terms -- in terms of his spirit and emotions--in order to become the champion he aspired to be. Here are six lessons that helped Mark -- and can help you -- become a top performer in sports, business, and in life.
01/23/2013 07:53 EST
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Five Ways to Practice Gratitude

Once a person internalizes what it means to be grateful, fresh opportunities pop up, barriers to change disappear, and new relationships become possible. Here are five ways to learn and practice gratitude.
11/20/2012 12:28 EST