Brant Secunda and Mark Allen
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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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4 Ways You Can Translate Self-Love Into Motivation

(1) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 5:31 PM

Sometimes our desire to change ourselves stems from a deeper place than the need to be healthier or wealthier. We want to change because we don't like ourselves. Often, we want to become someone we feel is more worthy of being honored -- by ourselves and by others. But to...

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Seven Ways to Spring Clean Your Soul

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2013 | 7:49 AM

When magnolias, forsythias, and daffodils colour the landscape after a long winter, one can't help but feel a sense of hope. As birds migrate back up to their homes in North America and animals come out of hibernation, we see and hear a lot of busy creatures preparing their nests,...

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Six Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 6:08 AM

February is American Heart Month. It provides a wonderful opportunity for us to focus on the organ that beats around three billion times, nonstop, in the average human lifetime. Your heart keeps you alive. It sends life-giving oxygen, nutrients, and natural medicine through your bloodstream to all parts of your...

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How to Gain Ironman-like Endurance

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 7:01 AM

We were excited when Mark, a six-time Hawaii Ironman World Champion, was recently named ESPN's "Greatest Endurance Athlete of All Time." But when the two of us first met, Mark was a triathlete who just couldn't win.

Mark began his career as a triathlete in 1982. By...

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Five Ways to Practice Gratitude

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 11:06 AM


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.

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Appreciate daily events.
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