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Derek Haines keeps running for life

By Tara L Bush Derek Haines is to local charities what Mark Zuckerberg is to social media. He is a rainmaker, the kind you want on your team. He is driven to succeed and some may say, perhaps a little insane. After all, who sets out to run six marathons …

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An extraordinary fitness journey

By Tara L Bush Laura Whitney Ribbins came to the Cayman Islands in 1977 seeking four “S” – sea, sand, sun and a salary. Eventually, she gained a fifth – status. What she founded and developed has made her one of the premier fitness trainers and entrepreneurs on the island.  …

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Behind the scenes, Lanisa McLaughlin fuels dreams

By Tara L Bush Working behind the scenes in women’s football, Lanisia McLaughlin is quietly effective at making things happen. She was the team manager of the successful Cayman Islands U20 Women’s team that made history in 2010 by going through to the second round of the World Cup qualifying competition …

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Making the impossible happen

By Tara L Bush Most little girls love horses. Boys and girls generally want their parents to buy one. That dream came through for Polly Serpell, who rode a borrowed horse to earn a team bronze medal last year at the China Youth Olympic Games (YOG) for the Cayman Islands. …

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Live a perfectly imperfect life

Before I get started, I will say it has taken me seven years, untold stress and learning to trust myself to figure this stuff out. So if you are still working on it and even taking the time to read this article, it probably means you are on the right …

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Retraining your mind for healthy eating

By Tara L Bush I am still beating the New Year’s drum on resolutions, but this time it is more about setting realistic expectations. I will say it up front – if you are trying to lose 50 pounds in two months, that is unachievable. But if you turn that …

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Food intake vs energy expenditure – How to find the right balance

A client told me the only thing bad in their house are portion sizes. The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased sharply among US adults and children in recent years. Although multiple factors can account for weight gain, the basic cause is an excess of energy intake over expenditure. …

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Inactivity: Are we sitting ourselves to death?

By Tara L. Bush We all know that smoking is bad for our health and let’s face it – most of us don’t have a lot of patience with smokers. We may even pass judgment on them and wonder why they persist with such a bad habit. Don’t they know …

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Are you a sugar pusher?

  By Tara L. Bush Let’s face it – most of the world’s population is programmed to like sugar. Did you know that science is demonstrating that people can be biologically addicted to sugar in the same way people can be addicted to heroin, cocaine, alcohol or nicotine? Bingeing and …

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