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Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

March 15, 2017

Diet, Weight Loss

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help […]

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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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Celebrate Winter – Stay Cool!

December 29, 2016

Blog, Weight Loss

Celebrate Winter – Stay Cool!

It’s now officially winter and most people start counting the days until spring. However, you can take solace in the knowledge that being outside, in the cold, can help burn calories (or keeping rooms cool). Human studies have shown that exposure to cold temperatures may significantly increase calorie burning by […]

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Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season Two down, two to go. You made it through Halloween with all that candy and then Thanksgiving. There’s still Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa and New Year’s with all their accompanying temptations. So maybe your resolve wasn’t so strong in the face of […]

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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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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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How Many Carbs Do I Need?

April 30, 2015

Blog, Diet

How Many Carbs Do I Need?

The simple answer to that question is:  it depends.  Your carb intake depends on age, gender (men generally require more carbs than women), body composition, activity levels, current metabolic health (i.e. obesity, diabetes) and other factors.  If you are physically active, do a lot of high intensity exercise and heavy […]

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Are You Unbalanced?

March 12, 2015

Exercise

Are You Unbalanced?

Of course I mean physically and not mentally!  Strength imbalances – we all have them to some extent.  You may have a more dominant leg and arm that is a little bigger/stronger/more balanced than the other but it really can be any muscle group.  And, how much one side is […]

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