Lose Weight Despite Your Family and Friends

When you decide to embark on a weight loss journey, your family and friends may not fully understand the changes you are making and what they should expect. They can inadvertently or even intentionally sabotage your efforts. Follow these steps to be successful:       Set your schedule. When[…]

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Delicious Easy Healthy Recipes

This is how you can enjoy delicious easy healthy recipes while still staying on plan and not overeating. You can get the body you want, perform your best in the gym and everywhere else, and have energy throughout the day. Including protein powder into your diet is the answer, but[…]

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Endurance Athlete Nutrition

I write my own articles, maintain my website, and post on social media. However there are times when I come across another trainer’s article that I want to share with you. This is such an example  – Endurance Athlete Nutrition by Nancy Clark. I have taken a recent article of[…]

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Calorie Counts On Menu – Stop This Foolishness

Calorie counts on menus? I shook my head in disbelief when, in 2010, Congress passed a law requiring restaurants, groceries, and convenience store chains with more than 20 locations to post calorie counts for all restaurant-type foods on their menus, display boards, and digital kiosks. It didn’t become effective until[…]

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Weight Loss Goal

In today’s society, having a weight loss goal seems to be the norm instead of the exception. Whether it be 5 lbs. or 50 lbs., most people say they know what to do yet in reality they don’t because they are unable to maintain the changes they make. This is[…]

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Recipes for Good Health

This article – Recipes for Good Health – was originally written by me and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life, a publication read by 15,000+ professionals in the health and wellness industry. As personal trainers, we work hard to gain the trust of our[…]

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