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The Bread is NOT Why You Can’t Lose Weight

November 12, 2017 0 Comments
The Bread is NOT Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Wouldn’t it be easier to place blame on something that’s so available on your weight loss woes? That’s exactly what happened in the late 90’s by Dr. Atkins, Dr. Sears, et al. in their quest to combat the rising obesity epidemic. They scared people into believing that bread, more specifically carbs, were the enemy to […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 9 – Are You a Closet Eater?

December 19, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 9 – Are You a Closet Eater?

(This is Part 9 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) Nutrition is a tricky subject. It’s not as simple as black and white and there’s a whole lot of gray where everyone can call themselves an expert. They don’t eat this because […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 8 – The 10 Biggest Lies of the Weight Loss Industry

December 18, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 8 – The 10 Biggest Lies of the Weight Loss Industry

(This is Part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) The weight loss industry is big business, grossing nearly $60 billion per year (and still growing). It grows nearly parallel to the increasing obesity levels worldwide. I don’t know about you, but […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 6 – Understanding Your Metabolism

December 16, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 6 – Understanding Your Metabolism

(This is Part 6 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) Metabolism. It’s a word we’ve all heard and especially in terms of talking about weight control. We usually use it as an excuse for why we can eat whatever we want when we […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 1 – Why Not Eating Enough Won’t Help You Lose Weight

December 11, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 1 – Why Not Eating Enough Won’t Help You Lose Weight

(This is Part 1 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) We all know that calories matter a lot when it comes to weight loss. As long as you eat fewer calories than you burn, you should lose weight. The logic is sound […]

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Thanksgiving Day Survival Guide

November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Thanksgiving Day Survival Guide

Thanksgiving has become one of, if not, my favorite holidays of the year – so much to be thankful for and blessed to have family to share it with. Most of all, the food! I’m all about the food! The smells, the abundance, the limitless second and third helpings – I can’t wait. As a […]

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The Biggest Mistake You’re Probably Making When It Comes to Weight Loss

April 7, 2015 2 Comments
The Biggest Mistake You’re Probably Making When It Comes to Weight Loss

The universal advice to lose weight has always been to eat less and move more. In general, it’s simple, straight forward advice based on the first law of thermodynamics. To lose weight, one simply needs to consume fewer calories than they expend. It’s the advice that has sold millions on weight loss plans, programs diets, […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day 7 – How Many Holiday Calories Are You Burning?

December 16, 2014 1 Comment
12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day 7 – How Many Holiday Calories Are You Burning?

(This is Part 7 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) I’ve never been able to find evidence that substantiates this, but in my opinion I truly believe that the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s represent the lowest attrition to exercise of […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day 1 – Weight Loss Myths That Kill Your Progress

December 10, 2014 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day  1 –  Weight Loss Myths That Kill Your Progress

(This is Part 1 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Losing weight is no easy task. Let’s face it, if it were easy everyone would have success that put forth the effort.  Add to it the constant bombardment of conflicting advice, and […]

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The Caloric Price Tag of The Thanksgiving Meal

November 24, 2013 0 Comments
The Caloric Price Tag of The Thanksgiving Meal

Today’s post is not meant to dampen your holiday spirits. I enjoy Thanksgiving as much as anyone (as an adult it has become more my favorite holiday) and I do not intend to allow one day of enjoyable, perhaps gluttoness eating ruin my holiday spirit or waistline. It’s more to just shed some light and […]

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