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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

April 27, 2017

Blog, Weight Loss

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in […]

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Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help Yes, we’re talking testosterone. That muscle-building hormone. But I’m not going to recommend that you take any anabolic steroid hormones or anything like that. I am going to give you two solid tips on how you can boost your testosterone levels naturally with […]

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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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What is Metabolic Conditioning and How Do I Do It?

October 22, 2015

Blog, Exercise

What is Metabolic Conditioning and How Do I Do It?

Metabolic conditioning (MetCon) is a method of training, or type of workout, designed to provide a high calorie burn during and after your workout.  These are typically vigorous, high intensity circuit-type workouts that often involve challenging total body, compound (multi-joint) exercises and very short recovery intervals.  P90X, Insanity and CrossFit are examples of programs known for fast-paced cardio […]

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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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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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The Weight Loss Numbers Game

February 5, 2015

Blog, Weight Loss

The Weight Loss Numbers Game

Since January you’ve been better with food (I don’t like using the word “diet”) and nutrition and you’re exercising more. Your clothes are starting to fit a little better and maybe you’re even seeing a little definition in your body. And, during this time, you weighed yourself weekly, maybe daily. […]

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To Detox or Not

January 29, 2015

Blog, Diet

To Detox or Not

You’ve probably seen the media ads touting the health benefits and weight loss of Detox, or detoxification, diets, but they can pose many health risks and aren’t particularly effective. Detox diets are touted as a way to remove toxins from the body helping you to feel more energetic and focused. […]

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Training for Round 3

December 11, 2014

Blog

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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