WHERE THE FIT GIRLS ARE…

WHERE THE FIT GIRLS ARE…

In my gym, as in most gyms, there are three main areas; the cardio room, the machine (nautilus type equipment) area, and the free weight section. There are women in all three areas but in drastically unbalanced proportions. The most noticeable thing is that the women in each area are distinctly different. First there is …

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The Realistic Victory

The Realistic Victory

You’ve been cutting carbs, lifting weights, and doing cardio till you are soaked. You’ve actually dropped two sizes. You feel fabulous. You look fit. Now if only you could lose those last five pounds… Sound familiar? Welcome to the infamous Diet Plateau. After making a mountainous effort to exercise and eat right, you find your …

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The Lingo

The Lingo

For many new gym goers, the gym can be an intimidating place trying to learn how all the machines work and then there are all these terms that you start hearing. The following are some of the most common terms you might hear when weight training. It may also give you some ideas of how …

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WASTED CALORIES

WASTED CALORIES

There are a few things that I have learned during the past few years that have changed my life with regards to fitness and nutrition. One of the most important life changing ways of thinking for me is to eat consciously, especially when it comes to the bad calories and junk foods. I guess I …

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Kids Can’t Eat What is Not There

Kids Can’t Eat What is Not There

The last few months I have noticed a down hill spiral of eating habits in our house. Breakfasts and snacks became a free for all of low nutrient, high fat, high calorie foods. (Lunches were packed healthy, and dinners became the only really healthy meal that the kids would eat at home) I was guilty …

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BABY STEPS: EASY and EFFICIENT WEIGHT LOSS

BABY STEPS: EASY and EFFICIENT WEIGHT LOSS

A healthy body works more efficiently, and here is the best part…a healthy body loses weight more easily and more efficiently than an unhealthy body. This is why nutrition is so important for weight management as well as general health. There is a definite difference between a healthy diet and a weight loss diet. However, …

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