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Weight Loss Myth #5

MYTH: MY GENES ARE MAKING ME FAT How many times have you heard it or said it yourself, “I can’t lose weight because it’s genetic”, or, “I have a slow metabolism”? While it’s true that some people are genetically predisposed … Continue reading

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Take Your Workout Indoors

Now that the beautiful summer weather is gone, don’t let that derail your workouts. If the late sunrise, earlier sunset, and colder temperatures throw a wrench into your outdoor exercise routine, then it’s time to take your workout indoors. Gym … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth #2

EXERCISE IN THE “FAT-BURNING” ZONE When you exercise, your body burns both carbohydrate and fat as fuel. The amount of each fuel burned depends on the intensity of your exercise. If you ever have looked at some of the posters … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth#1

Starting today, we will be posting articles bi-monthly that expose some very common weight loss myths. As you know, there are plenty of them out there, so it will take us 2-3 months to bust as many of them as … Continue reading

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Blast Away Fat

You work out at least three days a week and watch what you eat, but the scale doesn’t budge and your clothes aren’t getting any looser. What’s wrong with this picture? Your body is stuck in neutral and as a … Continue reading

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High Protein Diets and Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects 10 million American women, with millions more at high risk. When bones become less dense and more porous, they weaken and are more susceptible to fracturing or breaking. There are no warning signs that … Continue reading

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Prevent Dehydration

It’s summertime, and the temperature outside is now more or less regularly over 90 degrees. Prime time for dehydration. If where you live also happens to be humid, then you’ve just moved into the dehydration fast lane. And for all of … Continue reading

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Inflammation – It’s What’s Making You Sick

What do obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer, and irritable bowl disease have in common? Scientists have linked all of these diseases (yes, obesity is considered a disease) and many more to chronic inflammation. And it’s inflammation that’s making … Continue reading

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

If you are having trouble sleeping, you aren’t alone – about one-third of the adult population worldwide experiences insomnia at least occasionally. And for most of us, the quality of our sleep will decrease at some point in our lives. … Continue reading

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How to do a Piriformis Stretch

Do you have tight glutes? Are your hamstrings a little hamstrung? Does your lower back ache? Any aches, pains and tightness you feel along your entire posterior chain (neck to feet) could be cause by a tight piriformis muscle. This … Continue reading

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