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Exercise + technology: Apps to help you get in shape

Exercise + technology: Apps to help you get in shape

When you can’t get to the gym or to a session with your personal trainer, there are a number of exercise routines that you can complete at home (or even at work). In today’s modern world, with technology touching every part of our lives, there are even more ways to […]

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How many calories do I need each day?

How many calories do I need each day?

We’ve talked about exercise and how high intensity interval and strength training can help boost your metabolism.   Now, how do you know how many calories you are burning each day?  It starts with knowing your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). Your BRM is the number of calories that you’d burn if […]

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Eating Strategies to Navigate Through the Holidays

Eating Strategies to Navigate Through the Holidays

I recently took a Tabata Bootcamp class (classes starting January 14!) which also included discussions on nutrition and eating.  Part of this conversation focused on not just changing what and how we eat, it also starts with changing how we think.  Three questions help in making better decisions and to […]

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How much daily exercise does it take to lose weight?

How much daily exercise does it take to lose weight?

Upon first glance, wouldn’t you assume that working out for 60 minutes each day yields better weight loss results than working out for 30 minutes? Well, maybe not! A recent study by researchers at the University of Copenhagen compared the weight loss results of two groups of overweight men. One […]

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Maximum Fat Loss in Minimum Time (got your attention, didn’t I?)

Maximum Fat Loss in Minimum Time (got your attention, didn’t I?)

If you read the ‘About Leslie’ section on my website, you know that I started my business as a way of helping others incorporate more fitness and movement into their lives.  One of the excuses I hear, and you may have even used it yourself (say it ain’t so!), is […]

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I’m doing hours a week on the elliptical but not losing any weight! HELP!!!!

I’m doing hours a week on the elliptical but not losing any weight!  HELP!!!!

Yes, I know that a prior post (see Peas and Corn) said diet and exercise were the keys to losing weight.  But, did you know that strength training is a huge piece of that exercise puzzle?  I hear the wails from women (you know who you are) out there, “I don’t […]

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