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Training for Round 3

December 11, 2014

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Training for Round 3

Round 1: Halloween Round 2: Thanksgiving Round 3: Twelve Days of Christmas If you kicked off the holiday season with Halloween and then hit it big on Thanksgiving, here are a few simple steps that will get you back on track and ready for Round 3. 1. Only drink water […]

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Turkey Thighs are for the Turkey

November 27, 2014

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Turkey Thighs are for the Turkey

The turkey is in the oven, the pies are baked and the table is set. Now all you have to do is sit on the couch, relax and wait for the eating to begin. Why not first get in a quick workout to rev the metabolism and keep your thighs […]

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How To Survive The Holidays

November 13, 2014

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How To Survive The Holidays

OMG! Thanksgiving is two weeks away (really – where has the year gone?) and thus starts the season of abandon. It’s not the “Twelve Days of Christmas” but more the “Five Pounds of the Holidays”. As you know, my biggest weak spot – like many of you – is the […]

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November Cardio Challenge

November 6, 2014

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November Cardio Challenge

This is where the rubber meets the road, so to speak. I consider Halloween to be the kick-off event for the holiday season. It gets us started down the path of over-indulging which can undo all the hard work you’ve done in the past 10 months. Try to limit “treats” […]

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Holiday Prep Now

October 16, 2014

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Holiday Prep Now

In two weeks, it starts: candy overload at Halloween followed by Thanksgiving and then it’s party, party, party all December ’til New Year’s day. The time to start preparing yourself is now by developing good habits to help you through this period of over indulgence with minimal impact. Did you […]

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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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October Cardio Challenge

October 2, 2014

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October Cardio Challenge

For this month, let’s try adding some intensity to your interval training.  By now, you should be doing these twice a week for about 30 minutes.  Try the following challenge which increases your work period while decreasing your rest time through four cycles or work-rest. After a 5 minute warm-up […]

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Mondays…ugh

September 29, 2014

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Mondays…ugh

So, maybe you went a little crazy over the weekend with a little too much eating/drinking/piloting the sofa.  You vowed to hit the gym/start your diet/yada yada on Monday.  Did you? People tend to look at Monday as the beginning of a fresh start.  It can set the tone and […]

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Big Toes

September 11, 2014

Blog, Exercise

Big Toes

In the past, whenever I strayed just a teensy bit off a path I had set for myself, I figured, “I got my big toe wet so I may as well jump in all the way”.  Have you ever felt that one slip up meant you could go for broke?  […]

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September Cardio Challenge

September 4, 2014

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September Cardio Challenge

Keeping the interval training at twice a week, try to increase the rest of your cardio to 150-180 minutes per week.  Do try to change up what you are doing:  walking/jogging, bike riding or swimming.  If you haven’t tried a pool for exercise, it’s time to start.  You don’t have […]

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