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ABSolutely Scary

February 27, 2014

Exercise

ABSolutely Scary

Yikes!  It’s February already and only a couple of months before we start peeling off the layers of clothes and allowing our over-indulgences to shine through.  Please tell me you won’t think about doing hundreds of crunches to get rid of that belly bulge (say it ain’t so!).  Doing crunches […]

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Stay on track with your New Year’s Resolutions

February 13, 2014

Blog, General Health Info

Stay on track with your New Year’s Resolutions

Ok…we are one month into 2014 and you say you haven’t done very well with following through on eating better, getting more exercise and sleep.  Don’t fret and think it’s too late; it’s NEVER too late to start taking care of yourself.  Let’s see what you can do right now […]

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New Year…New You

January 9, 2014

Blog, Weight Loss

New Year…New You

OK; let’s just put it to rest once and for all.  I know you want to lose those 5 pounds that you put on since Halloween.  First thing I ask my clients is, “How is your diet?” After they look at me sheepishly, I tell them you cannot exercise away […]

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Are You Sitting Down For This?

October 8, 2013

Blog

Are You Sitting Down For This?

Lately, it seems that every week I see or hear another article or news item about the health risks of sitting too much during the day.   Are you thinking, “But I already worked out for an hour this morning!  I’ve had more than the recommended 30 minutes of exercise […]

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Most people when asked will say they want to lose weight – 5, 10, 15, 20 or more pounds.  What if I told you that you could lose 20 or more pounds without going on a “diet”.  That’s right; no grapefruit, cabbage, Atkins or South Beach diets and no counting […]

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Do You Know What a Stroke Is (and no, it’s not what you do while rowing)?

Do You Know What a Stroke Is (and no, it’s not what you do while rowing)?

It’s been far too long since I last posted but, unfortunately, I’ve been focused on my father who, back in May, had a stroke while preparing for heart surgery.  I’ll make a long story short (we’ve faced a number of small setbacks) so I can get to the meat of […]

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How many calories do I need each day?

How many calories do I need each day?

We’ve talked about exercise and how high intensity interval and strength training can help boost your metabolism.   Now, how do you know how many calories you are burning each day?  It starts with knowing your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). Your BRM is the number of calories that you’d burn if […]

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Maximum Fat Loss in Minimum Time (got your attention, didn’t I?)

Maximum Fat Loss in Minimum Time (got your attention, didn’t I?)

If you read the ‘About Leslie’ section on my website, you know that I started my business as a way of helping others incorporate more fitness and movement into their lives.  One of the excuses I hear, and you may have even used it yourself (say it ain’t so!), is […]

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Are you up to the challenge? The President’s Challenge is ready for you!

October 2, 2012

Diet, Exercise, General Health Info

Are you up to the challenge?  The President’s Challenge is ready for you!

Let’s Get Physical! No, I’m not talking about the early 80’s pop song by Olivia Newton-John but about moving your body! I recently learned about The President’s Challenge, the cornerstone of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.  The President’s Challenge is to help everyone, regardless of age or […]

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Peas & corn

September 12, 2012

Diet, Exercise, General Health Info

Diet & exercise.  Diet & exercise.  Diet & exercise.  Hmmm, see a theme here?  Everyone wants to know, or claims to have, the magic potion/pill/formula for losing weight.  Unfortunately, there is no magic pill and no rocket science involved – trust me, I’m like you and would have hopped on […]

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