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Highway to health

7 tips for starting the year off right

Jan. 13, 2014 - 11:08AM   |  
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The New Year is here, and there’s one thing you can be absolutely sure of: A huge number of folks are going to promise themselves as well as many other people that they will be turning up their fat-burning engine to the max and that there will be no more Mr./Ms. “Softy,” “Couch Potato,” or “Always Have An Excuse.”

Yes, everyone will be shocked to see the new you.

Let me offer some lessons learned from watching New Year’s commandos crash and burn more often than not. If you follow these tips in your quest, you’ll boost your chances of success.

Bob Thomas is director of the Navy Wellness Center in Pensacola, Fla. Email

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