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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

April 27, 2017

Blog, Weight Loss

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in […]

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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. […]

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What is Metabolism?

February 26, 2017

Diet, Exercise

What is Metabolism?

What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It’s how […]

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Four Fat Facts

January 27, 2017

Blog, Diet

Four Fat Facts

Remember the fat-free boom that swept the country in the 1990s? We avoided all kinds of foods with fat: cheese, eggs, meat, even nuts and avocados. Most of the experts were recommending a low-fat diet to prevent heart disease but we ended up with a diet full of sugar (lots […]

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FIGHT Workplace Weight Gain

FIGHT Workplace Weight Gain

Remember the Freshman 10 where you gained 10 pounds in your first year of college? Well, now it’s happening more as the workplace becomes a more sedentary environment from sitting at desks and computers all day. Even when you have a kick-ass workout before trucking off to the office, studies […]

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10 Reasons Why We Regain Weight

10 Reasons Why We Regain Weight

10 Reasons Why We Regain Weight Good for you! You worked hard and lost all that holiday weight. Now, how do you keep from seeing those pounds again? Below are 10 reasons why weight creeps back and strategies to keep those pounds at bay. We look for the fast track […]

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Swing Rows

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Playground Workout Series: Swing Rows For more of a challenge, go further down in your stance. Keep your body straight and hips up, be sure to not let your back arch! Use those back muscles to pull yourself up. Focus on squeezing your shoulder blades together.  

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Belly Up to the Bar…Maybe

June 16, 2016

Diet, General Health Info

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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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Feeling Hungry is Healthy

January 26, 2016

Blog, Diet

Feeling Hungry is Healthy

Whew, we made it through the holidays. If you’re like me, you may be feeling like it’s time to cut back on all the holiday goodies and get more mindful of my portions. That means sometimes feeling hungry. For me, that feeling means I ate just enough, and not too […]

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Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?

December 10, 2015

Blog, Diet

Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?

Holidays aside, are you also sabotaging your “diet” (I mean more how you are managing clean eating) efforts with the following mistakes? Weekend Cheats. A weekend of gluttony can set you up for overeating and under exercising during the week, which can hinder weight loss efforts.  It’s really best to […]

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