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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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The Weight Loss Numbers Game

February 5, 2015

Blog, Weight Loss

The Weight Loss Numbers Game

Since January you’ve been better with food (I don’t like using the word “diet”) and nutrition and you’re exercising more. Your clothes are starting to fit a little better and maybe you’re even seeing a little definition in your body. And, during this time, you weighed yourself weekly, maybe daily. […]

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Continuing Your Cardio Plan – February Challenge

February 6, 2014

Exercise, Weight Loss

Continuing Your Cardio Plan – February Challenge

By now you should be walking, on average, 3 times a week for 30 minutes (hopefully you have had access to a treadmill during the last couple of wintry weeks).  If your body can handle other forms of exercise, i.e. swimming or biking, it’s time to incorporate one, or both, […]

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New Year…New You

January 9, 2014

Blog, Weight Loss

New Year…New You

OK; let’s just put it to rest once and for all.  I know you want to lose those 5 pounds that you put on since Halloween.  First thing I ask my clients is, “How is your diet?” After they look at me sheepishly, I tell them you cannot exercise away […]

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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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Bus Stop Workout

Bus Stop Workout

I love this!  One morning I was leaving the community center where I work part-time and saw a bus driver sneaking in exercise.  Zeimdu is a bus driver for ART, Arlington Regional Transit, and he was taking advantage of a break and doing some pushups at a bus stop.  I […]

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Fitness Fallacy

Running is great for fat loss…Only in the beginning. The fact of the matter is your body adapts to everything you do, to become better at it.  This is true for weight lifting as well as running.  After a period of time, the body becomes more efficient at running and […]

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Most people when asked will say they want to lose weight – 5, 10, 15, 20 or more pounds.  What if I told you that you could lose 20 or more pounds without going on a “diet”.  That’s right; no grapefruit, cabbage, Atkins or South Beach diets and no counting […]

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Give Tabata a Chance

Give Tabata a Chance

Do you want a taste of Tabata

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Get Tank Top Ready Arms!

Get Tank Top Ready Arms!

One of the requests I frequently get from my clients is “I want Michelle Obama arms” or “I need to get rid of my chicken wings”, referring to the hanging skin under their triceps.  I have some favorite arm exercises that are sure to help you get those arms ready […]

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