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Calories Do Count

April 14, 2019 0 Comments
Calories Do Count

Calories count and if you think they don’t let me explain something. You simply don’t comprehend one of the basic physical laws of life, known as the First Law of Thermodynamics. It states that energy can neither be created or destroyed but merely transferred or changed from one form to another. In regards to calories, […]

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Food and Guilt

March 17, 2019 0 Comments
Food and Guilt

Here’s a scenario. You’ve done well eating all day and when you finally get a moment to sit down all you can think about are the cookies you have sitting on the counter. The justification begins. “Well, I’ve been doing well all day so eating just two cookies wouldn’t be a bad thing. I think […]

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The Most Important Muscle

February 24, 2019 0 Comments
The Most Important Muscle

February is heart health month and why not. After all, February contains Valentine’s Day. In reality though, every month should be heart health month. Your heart is the most important muscle you have. Forget about the pecs and biceps. Without the heart working properly, you’re not doing anything. Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 11 – What Does It Mean to be Healthy?

December 21, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 11 – What Does It Mean to be Healthy?

(This is part 11 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘healthy’? Some may visualize a lean person perhaps with ripped abs or shapely muscles. Others conjure up images of perceived […]

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12 Days of Fitness: Day 10 – Insulin and Insulin Resistance

December 20, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness: Day 10 – Insulin and Insulin Resistance

(This is part 10 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Question. Can you name a hormone other than thyroid that warrants a lot of attention. Give up? How about insulin? You’ve heard of it before but do you really understand it’s role, […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 8 – Dieting Made Simple

December 18, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 8 – Dieting Made Simple

(This is part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) I can’t stand diets. In fact, if you tell me you’re on a diet or just trying to “jump start” your metabolism I interpret that as you’re prepared to fail. And why […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 7 – The Problem With Added Sugars

December 17, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 7 – The Problem With Added Sugars

(This is part 7 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion annually to address health issues that are “closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.” Sugar is sugar or so we’re […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 5 – 21 Ways to Combat Emotional Eating

December 15, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 5 – 21 Ways to Combat Emotional Eating

(This is part 5 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Emotional eating is a term for eating as a way to deal with stress by consuming excess food, alcohol, drugs, or other addictive agents.  It may be an unhealthy way of dealing […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 4 – Healthy Foods?

December 14, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 4 – Healthy Foods?

(This is part 4 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Wouldn’t it be just a better place if the food we ate had no ramifications? We could eat whatever we wanted in whatever quantities we desired. Since we know that’s a dream […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 3 – Are You Afraid Of Eating Fruit?

December 13, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 3 – Are You Afraid Of Eating Fruit?

(This is part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Let me cut right to the chase with this one. This is one of the most ridiculous things I ever heard. People who won’t eat fruit because it has too much sugar! […]

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