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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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Exercise + technology: Apps to help you get in shape

Exercise + technology: Apps to help you get in shape

When you can’t get to the gym or to a session with your personal trainer, there are a number of exercise routines that you can complete at home (or even at work). In today’s modern world, with technology touching every part of our lives, there are even more ways to […]

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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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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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