Keep Calories in Check While Eating Out
Dec22

Keep Calories in Check While Eating Out

Here are some tips to help you keep your calories in check while eating out… Forget the Extras: Ask for the bread basket or chip basket to be removed from your table and stick to eating only what you ordered. Don’t Drink Calories: Stick with water or unsweetened iced tea in order to avoid a few hundred extra calories. Get Dressing On the Side: Ask for sauces and dressings on the side to cut down calories. Order Healthier Sides: Just...

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Are You Sure Your Dinner Is Healthy?
Dec22

Are You Sure Your Dinner Is Healthy?

This is your year to finally lose the weight and get fit…and it all starts with dinner. You may be exercising hard, getting plenty of sleep and staying diligent in your hydration, but if you’re eating the wrong food for dinner then sadly you will never reach your goals. Most dinners are too high in calories to allow you to steadily lose weight and progress towards your ideal body. This goes for restaurant dinners as well as homecooked...

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2 Things Blocking Your Fitness
Dec15

2 Things Blocking Your Fitness

Getting fit and healthy can be a challenge for a number of complex reasons that go deeper than simply calories-in versus calories-out. What you associate with “pain” and “pleasure” may be blocking your fitness success. You’re avoiding the WRONG pain. We are programmed to avoid pain and to seek out pleasure. Unfortunately, this can block your fitness success if you view healthy diet and exercise as pain to be avoided. Do you cringe at...

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Holiday Party Survival Guide
Dec08

Holiday Party Survival Guide

The time is here for parties, family dinners, and goodies around the house. This is a recipe for disaster, and if you’re not careful it could reverse your fat loss results quicker than you can say “Happy Holidays”! I’d like to make it easy for you to stay on track with your healthy eating, even while being tempted by all kinds of holiday foods during this festive time of year, so keep reading for 5 Holiday Party Survival...

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Do This to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain…
Dec01

Do This to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain…

The holidays are filled with opportunities to indulge in rich foods and to consume far more calories than normal. Add to that the travel, house guests and gatherings that cut into your workout routine, it’s no wonder that you’re left in a state of being overfed and under-exercised. It’s a recipe for weight gain! However, you do NOT have to sit by and accept the extra pounds. Do these simple tips to help swing the calorie balance back...

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How To Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays
Dec01

How To Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays

Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean that your fitness goals no longer matter. In fact, if you lose sight of your fat loss goals entirely this month, you’ll have a seriously rude awakening come January 1st in the form of nasty weight gain. I have a better idea for you…let’s keep you focused on your fitness goals while still making room for some fun this holiday season. This means that you’ll need to learn how to indulge with...

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2 Most Important Diet Questions To Ask Yourself
Nov24

2 Most Important Diet Questions To Ask Yourself

1. “What should I eat for breakfast?” 2. “What should I eat after dinner?” Do you know the right answers? If you can just get these two choices correct in your daily diet, it makes a huge difference in how good you look and feel, and how healthy you’ll be for the long haul. The sad truth, however, is that MOST people don’t know the right answers, and instead make a huge mistake that causes them to gain weight,...

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3 Ways To Increase Your Exercise Intensity
Nov10

3 Ways To Increase Your Exercise Intensity

If you are guilty of some bad habits (like slacking in your workouts) then use the following 3 tips to bring your routine up to the next level: 1. Create Instability: Use your entire body, and target your core, by performing exercises that engage stabilizing muscles. To do this use an exercise ball, a balance board, a balance disk, or you could simply stand on one leg. 2. Increase Resistance: The higher the resistance that you...

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