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The Truth About Detox Diets and Cleanses – Save Your Money

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So you feel bloated Sluggish Unmotivated to exercise, and you can’t seem to put down the potato chips. What do you do? So many people ask me about cleanses and detox’s. I see them promoted on social media, in commercials and health food stores. It’s easy to get drawn into the marketing of detoxes or […]

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10 tips to healthier weekends this summer

7 Tips To Healthier Weekends This Summer

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Weekends can spell double trouble for your diet. If you’ve been sitting behind a desk Monday through Friday, you may try to overcompensate on your days off by running long distances or marathon workouts at the gym. It’s also common to eat more calories on weekends as you graze at the food court, eat off […]

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Day #7 of the 12 Fitness Days of Christmas

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  1. Put down the phone – Restaurants, bars, coffee shops even gyms across the world are littered with people gazing into their smartphones. I’ve seen entire families out to dinner, each member’s attention fixated on an iPhone as they spoon food into mouth, pausing only to breathe and drink down a sugary cola. I’ve […]

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Day #6 of The 12 Fitness Days of Christmas

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1. Learn to look at your plate – Next time you sit down for a meal look at your plate.  Does it contain the building blocks for a healthy diet?  Is there a proper breakdown of Protein, Carbohydrates and Fat?  Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate, in your cup or in […]

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Day #5 of The 12 Fitness Days of Christmas

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1. Dance – Even if you think you don’t know how to dance, or have no natural rhythm, dancing can be a lot of fun. You can sign up for a class or just get crazy in your own home. Let yourself loose and you’ll find that you’re burning calories in no time. 2. Drink […]

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Day #4 of The 12 Fitness Days of Christmas

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1. Park far away from the door – Park farther from the door. If you take your car to work or to run errands, park far away from your destination, even if that just means the far end of the parking lot. * You can add several extra minutes of walking time simply by using […]

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Day #3 of The 12 Fitness Days of Christmas

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1. Recognize your cravings – A strong desire for specific dishes is a common symptom of emotional eating. If you’re actually hungry, everything on the menu is likely to sound appealing. When you’re depressed over a recent breakup, ice cream may be the only thing you want to order. 2. Work on maintaining weight – Instead […]

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12 Fitness Days of Christmas – Day 1

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The Holiday Season is upon us. That short time from Thanksgiving until New Years Eve can be the MOST damaging to people’s health. Especially waistlines! In general, this time of year is a time to eat, drink and be merry and really isn’t usually a time when anyone worries about their health.No, that worry  usually […]

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Are you a “stress eater?”

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What Kind of Stress Eater Are You? Let’s face it. We all deal with stress on some level. Stress from work, kids, family, friends, the list goes on and on. How we deal with that stress is an entirely different animal. Some people like to listen to music, watch movies, go for a walk or a […]

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