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Belly Up to the Bar…Maybe

June 16, 2016

Diet, General Health Info

power of movement power bar

Belly Up to the Bar…Maybe I’m not meaning a bar that serves liquid fun but to the plethora of protein bars that seem to be on the market. As people are committing to a healthier lifestyle, the popularity of protein, and energy, bars has increased. However, the quality of protein […]

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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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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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Stick-to it-tiveness

March 19, 2015

Exercise, General Health Info

Stick-to it-tiveness

It’s already mid-March – yikes, where did the time go?  Spring really is just around the corner and soon after, summer and consistently warmer temperatures.  Did you make resolutions in January to get healthier, lose weight, run a marathon, cut out sugar, etc?  If you did but found yourself somehow […]

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Rev Your Metabolism

October 9, 2014

Blog, General Health Info

Rev Your Metabolism

Cardio, intervals, high intensity interval training – why we do these types of workouts is to burn fat and boost metabolism so our body burns calories. But exercise alone doesn’t determine how fast your body burns – it depends on several things. Some people are lucky and inherit a speedy […]

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Intermittent Fasting Part 2: Things to keep in mind

March 27, 2014

Blog, Diet, General Health Info

Intermittent Fasting Part 2: Things to keep in mind

Proper nutrition becomes even more important when fasting, so you really want to address your food choices before you try fasting.  This includes minimizing carbs and replacing them with healthful fats, like coconut oil, olive oil, olives, butter, eggs, avocados, and nuts.  It typically takes several weeks to shift to […]

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Intermittent Fasting Part 1: What is it?

March 20, 2014

Blog, General Health Info

Intermittent Fasting Part 1:  What is it?

For the past 6 months or so I’ve been hearing more about a new eating strategy called Intermittent Fasting (IF).  In this two part article, I will try to distill the key points of IF so you can decide if it is something you want to try. We all know […]

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Exercise Is The Best Medicine

February 20, 2014

Blog, Exercise, General Health Info

Exercise Is The Best Medicine

Long gone are the days where the doctor says take two aspirin and call me in the morning.  You might be more apt to hear your doctor say “start exercising”.  Many health conditions can be prevented and alleviated, maybe even cured, by exercise.  According to Dr. Jordan Metzl, author of […]

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Stay on track with your New Year’s Resolutions

February 13, 2014

Blog, General Health Info

Stay on track with your New Year’s Resolutions

Ok…we are one month into 2014 and you say you haven’t done very well with following through on eating better, getting more exercise and sleep.  Don’t fret and think it’s too late; it’s NEVER too late to start taking care of yourself.  Let’s see what you can do right now […]

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#4: What are the negative effects of sugar on the body?

December 21, 2013

Diet, General Health Info, Weight Loss

#4: What are the negative effects of sugar on the body? As mentioned previously, fructose is metabolized in the liver and too much can cause the liver to produce fats, or triglycerides. Some of these fats will stay in the liver (not good) but a lot will be pushed into […]

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