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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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The Power of Loving Yourself

Back in 2009, we were interviewed by Oxygen Magazine about “how to avoid pitfalls with your fitness goals and how to stop bashing yourself when your progress stalls”. What a mouthful! We were pleased that the magazine was covering this … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air! It’s a time for longer days and better weather. It’s a time to start getting ready for summer and bathing suit season. And it’s also a time for spring cleaning. Here are some great tips … Continue reading

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