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5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Posted by on March 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

iStock 000015824348XSmall 300x199 5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesnt Want You to KnowDiet soda, sugar free cookies, low fat deserts – sounds great for your diet, right?

Not true!

These ideas are false according to a recent Huffington Post article written by Mark Hyman, MD.

“They are food and diet industry propaganda that make and keep us fat and sick. Lies by the food industry combined with bad government policy based on food industry lobbying are the major cause of our obesity and diabetes epidemic.” Read more on 5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know…

Want to sleep better? Pick up a weight!

Posted by on March 6, 2013 at 11:00 am

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Exercise just may be your ticket to a better night’s sleep says a recent survey out of Washington, DC.

The findings, reported by the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep. “Exercise is great for sleep. For the millions of people who want better sleep, exercise may help,” says David Cloud, CEO of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).

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Roll your way to better workouts

Posted by on January 14, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Foam Roller Roll your way to better workoutsSore after your workouts?

Hopefully the main reason is because you are kicking butt in the gym. But also its because your muscles get tight and over time this will increase the chances of injury. The first part of your workout should consist of 5-10 minutes of warm-up cardio. For the next 5-15 minutes you should spend some time rolling your way to a better workout.

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10 Tips to Avoid Going Over The “Fitness Cliff”

Posted by on December 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Fitness Cliff1 896x1024 10 Tips to Avoid Going Over The Fitness Cliff It seems that everyone is talking about the looming fiscal cliff

I’m more concerned with you going over the fitness cliff as we head into the new year!

Over the holidays, people tend to put exercise and healthy eating on the back burner for more exciting things–like shopping for gifts, travel, festive parties, and spending time with family & friends.

Now don’t get me wrong, there is nothing bad about enjoying the holidays. But with all things, moderation is key. Here are 10 tips to avoid falling off the fitness cliff:

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3 Things Your Friends Say That Keeps You Overweight

Posted by on November 14, 2011 at 3:58 pm

iStock 000007879098XSmall 200x300 3 Things Your Friends Say That Keeps You OverweightWe depend on our friends to lift us up when we are feeling down. So when the conversation turns to fat talk its what your friends say (and don’t say) that can keep you overweight.

This is especially true among women. As soon as we get a group of ladies together, someone says “I look so fat lately” or “I really need to lose weight.”

Your girls got your back, right? It won’t be long before the whole group says stuff like this… Read more on 3 Things Your Friends Say That Keeps You Overweight…