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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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50 Tips for Reaching Your Fitness or Weight Loss Goals

October 8, 2015

Blog, Diet

50 Tips for Reaching Your Fitness or Weight Loss Goals

Yeah, yeah, yeah; we’ve heard these all before.  But sometimes a little reminder is just what we need to get back on track and be mindful of our goals.  Here are 50 quick and easy tips for getting back on track.  Stay strong! Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss […]

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Libra (September 23 – October 22)

October 1, 2015

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Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Personality Traits:  Libra generally takes good care of his or her body, but might be forgetting about the influence of what you put into your mouth, particularly sweets.  Don’t deprive yourself of them but rather indulge your love of quality, sensuality and flavor all at once by treating yourself to […]

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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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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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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

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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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Diets Old and New

April 23, 2015

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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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What’s in a Label?

March 26, 2015

Diet

What’s in a Label?

Read any good labels lately?  Do you make a habit of checking food labels but find it more confusing than clarifying?  Let me walk you through some key things to look for when checking the nutritional value of the foods you buy.  Starting at the top: Serving Sizes.  Size does […]

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