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50 Tips for Reaching Your Fitness or Weight Loss Goals

October 8, 2015

Blog, Diet

50 Tips for Reaching Your Fitness or Weight Loss Goals

Yeah, yeah, yeah; we’ve heard these all before.  But sometimes a little reminder is just what we need to get back on track and be mindful of our goals.  Here are 50 quick and easy tips for getting back on track.  Stay strong! Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss […]

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Libra (September 23 – October 22)

October 1, 2015

Blog

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Personality Traits:  Libra generally takes good care of his or her body, but might be forgetting about the influence of what you put into your mouth, particularly sweets.  Don’t deprive yourself of them but rather indulge your love of quality, sensuality and flavor all at once by treating yourself to […]

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Fuel for the Body Pre and Post Workout

September 24, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Fuel for the Body Pre and Post Workout

We know our bodies are like engines:  both need fuel to run.  In our case, fuel means protein and carbohydrates but how much depends upon when you workout, the type of workout you plan to do, intensity and how long you will be exercising.  Let’s see if I can provide […]

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Virgo (August 24 – September 23)

September 10, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Virgo (August 24 – September 23)

Personality Traits:  You’re prone to worry and fret, often anxious, detail-oriented and you’re also extremely sensitive to stress.  You like to know why things happen to your body, and as part of your “maximum efficiency” nature, you are super focused on eating healthy for your body and soul.  Known to […]

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Hit More Muscles & Burn Calories

September 3, 2015

Blog, Exercise

When I’m training clients, I rely heavily on multi-joint movements that target multiple muscles while challenging balance and core stability.  Not only is it more functional – do you really only move a bicep or curl one leg during a day without using other muscles? – but by utilizing more […]

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Stop Counting Calories!

August 27, 2015

Blog, Weight Loss

Stop Counting Calories!

On the surface, managing your weight is simple:  Eat more calories than you burn, and you gain weight. Eat fewer calories than you burn, and you lose weight.  However, counting calories isn’t that simple and all that calculating can make your head spin!  There are some people who need/want to […]

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It’s in the Stars: Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

July 30, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

It’s in the Stars:  Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

Personality Traits:  Leos are known for being dominant and enjoying being the life of the party.  You love fun, joy, and playfulness.  You’re happiest in a social setting and love music.  A fire sign, Leo is known to be happy and warmhearted. Fitness Program:  Any team sport where you can […]

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Tweaking Not Twerking

July 9, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Tweaking Not Twerking

We are at the mid-point in the year and maybe you are looking to change things up with your exercise routine.  Follow these simple tweaks to help you break through any plateaus, jump start some weight loss and get your metabolism going so you continue to burn calories for a […]

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Did You Know…(Health & Fitness News That’s Fit to Print!)

June 25, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

Did You Know…(Health & Fitness News That’s Fit to Print!)

…As of April, IKEA is now offering vegan meatballs alongside the original meat offerings. …A new study has shown that moderate adherence to a Mediterranean-DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) combination diet, called MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) could significantly lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The […]

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Warm Up and Cool Down

June 18, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Warm Up and Cool Down

I’m not just talking about what happens in hot and humid weather.  It is important that before you start any exercise, even a quick 6-minute workout, you do a warm up and end with a cool down.  Warm ups and cool downs help prevent injury and can make your workouts […]

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