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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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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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To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

May 28, 2015

Blog, Exercise

To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

I do not own a Fitbit or other fitness tracker. I recently considered getting one but more for the purpose of tracking my sleep patterns. However, I decided against it because I already know my sleep patterns are terrible due to hormonal changes (frustrating because I know how important sleep […]

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Tips for Getting Bathing Suit Body Ready for Summer

May 14, 2015

Blog

Tips for Getting Bathing Suit Body Ready for Summer

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and somehow this unofficial harbinger of summer has snuck up on us. It wasn’t that long ago that we had snow on the ground and now you’re saying I have to get this body into a bathing suit? Say isn’t so! Whether or not […]

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Diets Old and New

April 23, 2015

Blog, Diet

Diets Old and New

Think the latest diet trend is something new?  Chances are it’s been tried before or is a variation on a prior diet.  I’ve come across some crazy diets that have been popular in their time that I thought you might find interesting.  Have a laugh but also see how diets […]

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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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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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5 Tips for Getting Started with a Fitness Program

January 22, 2015

Exercise

5 Tips for Getting Started with a Fitness Program

The glow of the new year hasn’t faded completely away and there’s still time to get started on incorporating regular exercise into your schedule. Here are 5 tips to help you on your way: 1. There is no “correct” order for cardio and strength-training exercises — but it may make […]

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