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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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Eating Strategies to Navigate Through the Holidays

Eating Strategies to Navigate Through the Holidays

I recently took a Tabata Bootcamp class (classes starting January 14!) which also included discussions on nutrition and eating.  Part of this conversation focused on not just changing what and how we eat, it also starts with changing how we think.  Three questions help in making better decisions and to […]

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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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I’m doing hours a week on the elliptical but not losing any weight! HELP!!!!

I’m doing hours a week on the elliptical but not losing any weight!  HELP!!!!

Yes, I know that a prior post (see Peas and Corn) said diet and exercise were the keys to losing weight.  But, did you know that strength training is a huge piece of that exercise puzzle?  I hear the wails from women (you know who you are) out there, “I don’t […]

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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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